IBM Smarter Cities – the future of cities?

IBM Smarter Cities focuses on improving “information to make better decisions”, “anticipating and resolving problems proactively”, and the coordination of “resources to operate more efficiently” through advanced analytic solutions usually offered ““cloud computing, analytics, mobility, and social business” in the areas of public safety, health and human services, education, infrastructure, energy, water, and the environment (link).   IBM works with city leaders to “select appropriate analytics programs” and either provides its own or partner’s software for an “annual licensing fee.” (link)

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