Examples and case studies

Mobile App Further Prepares County of San Diego Citizens for Emergencies

Tue, 2013-07-16 10:14 -- Liz Enbysk
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Known for its palm trees and sunny beaches, San Diego County is an image of paradise. But the county is not immune to emergencies. The most serious and recurring threat is wildfires. Learn how the county disseminates critical emergency information to a wider public using SD Emergency, a mobile app.

IBM Helps Rio Become a Smarter City

Tue, 2013-07-16 06:14 -- Liz Enbysk
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Rio de Janeiro's unified operations center gives operators full situational awareness of what's going on across numerous city responsibility areas. As you'll see in this video, it uses 300 screens to monitor transportation, water, weather and energy 24 hours per day. And it shares updates and alerts with the city's population via Twitter and other means.

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