IBM unveiled a list of 5 innovations that will have the potential to change how people live, work and play in cities around the globe over the next five years. The list is intended to serve as a discussion point to discuss – and debate – the prospects for our cities and how progress can be made. Watch the 3 minute video.
IBM has created a number of flash movies presenting the company’s vision about the creation of a smarter city. The movies cover the following perspectives: Education, Development, Energy & Utilities, Healthcare, Public Safety, and Transportation
Stanford economist Paul Romer first studied how to speed up the discovery and implementation of new technologies. Romer is developing a radical new model of growth and governance, which calls for the establishment of city-scale special administrative zones “Charter Cities”
This session explores how cities provide frameworks of services to improve the quality of life for residents and businesses; how social networks, mobile devices, reactive environments, and cloud-based data services transform the experiences of living in cities.
20 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. For his next project, he’s building a web for open, linked data that could do for numbers what the Web did for words, pictures, video: unlock our data and reframe the way we use it together.
The SmarterCities NYC forum, organized by IBM in New York City on 1-2 October, continued the conversation started in Berlin in June to explore new approaches to regional partnership, identify roadblocks, evaluate frameworks for investment and review the tools that are helping our cities meet 21st century realities.
Two short videos explain what Cloud Computing is and why it’s faster, lower cost and doesn’t eat up your valuable IT resources.