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  • IBM Starts Smarter Cities Hubs in Minneapolis, Montpellier to Apply Big Data Analytics - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Starts Smarter Cities Hubs in Minneapolis, Montpellier to Apply Big Data Analytics

    IBM has packaged together a slew of big data and analytics tools that are designed for cities that want to make data-driven decisions for providing public services. The company has established new Smarter Cities management centers for Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Montpellier, France in an effort to help transform the management of transport, water and emergency […] More

  • IBM, Spanish Towns Work to Run Assets Through Big Data; Sylvie Spalmacin-Roma Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, Spanish Towns Work to Run Assets Through Big Data; Sylvie Spalmacin-Roma Comments

    IBM has collaborated with Spanish towns Irun and Hondarribia to manage and operate facilities through big data with the goal of turning information into insights for deploying public services. The Bajo Bidasoa area in Spain“™s Basque region intends for the Smarter Cities project to analyze large amounts of data using IBM“™s Intelligent Operations Center software in […] More

  • IBM Updates Cloud Offerings for City Gov't Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Updates Cloud Offerings for City Gov’t Services

    IBM Corp. has moved to add new features to its cloud-based analytics software intended to help various cities gain insights on how to deliver services to citizens. IBM built new features into its Smarter Cities Intelligent Operations software such as infrastructure planning for budget forecasting, city permitting and event management for analyzing permit patterns and […] More

  • IBM to Help Digitize Int'l Industrial Area“™s Infrastructure; Rahul Sharma Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM to Help Digitize Int’l Industrial Area“™s Infrastructure; Rahul Sharma Comments

    IBM Corp. has collaborated with the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corp. to complete a digital plan for an industrial base in Maharashtra, India, intended to help various cities fulfill their infrastructure demands. IBM designed the integrated communication technology master plan for Dighi Port Industrial Area, which intends to build an intelligent operations center to transmit data […] More

  • IBM Execs to Help City Launch Students into Tech Careers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Execs to Help City Launch Students into Tech Careers

    IBM will donate $400,000 in services to Buffalo, N.Y. through the company’s Smarter Cities program and will aim to help the city connect people ages 16 through 24 to jobs in the region, the Buffalo News reports. Jill Terreri writes 400 hundred cities around the world have applied for a grant through Smarter Cities and […] More

  • IBM, Deutche Telekom Form Smarter Cities Team; Michael Dixon Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, Deutche Telekom Form Smarter Cities Team; Michael Dixon Comments

    IBM and Deutche Telekom are partnering to provide cities systems for intelligent data capture and analysis aimed at helping municipalities manage resources and infrastructure. The integrated solutions partnership intends to leverage IBM“™s expertise from its Smarter Cities projects and Deutsche Telekom“™s global machine-to-machine offerings such as integration and network connectivity, IBM said Friday. Under the […] More

  • IBM to Help Maryland Build New Health Exchange; Craig Hayman Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM to Help Maryland Build New Health Exchange; Craig Hayman Comments

    IBM will provide its Curam software to the state of Maryland for a new health insurance exchange system under development, the company announced Monday. The company will help the state build the Maryland Health Connection program by providing software, servers and storage to support plan comparison, eligibility determination and benefit enrollment. “IBM will support Maryland’s […] More

  • Five Brazilian Companies Make Finalist List for IBM SmartCamp with Innovative Technologies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Five Brazilian Companies Make Finalist List for IBM SmartCamp with Innovative Technologies

    Five hopeful companies have made the IBM SmartCamp in Brazil finalist list after preliminary selections across eight Brazilian cities based on technology solutions they’ve developed to address issues such as food safety, traffic and healthcare.The winner will be announced on Nov. 11 in Rio de Janeiro. Camp attendees, including start-ups and senior government and business leaders from progressive […] More

  • IBM to Renew Smarter Cities Challenge for 2012 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM to Renew Smarter Cities Challenge for 2012

    IBM announced it is accepting new applicants for its Smarter Cities Challenge, a three-year, 100-city, $50 million grant program where IBM’s top technical experts and consultants provide actionable advice to urban centers. After conferring with officials, citizens, businesses, academics and community leaders, IBM teams recommend actions to make the delivery of services to citizens more […] More

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