This video introduces IBM Smarter Water Management solutions for flood and natural resource management and how it enables Dutch water authorities to harness insights from Big Data to transform flood control and management of the water system.
Every year IBM makes predictions about five technology innovations that stand to change the way we live within the next five years. The set of predictions in this video, narrated by Mo Rocca, is all about personalization.
When a water audit found 39% of the water coming through the Town of Olds' supply line couldn’t be accounted for, it appeared leak repairs might recover enough water to delay the need for expensive infrastructure expansion. The town deployed an Itron system with strategically placed acoustic sensors to analyze sound patterns, detecting new, evolving and pre-existing leaks automatically. Click to read about the revenue savings that resulted.
Watch this video to learn how the IBM Intelligent Water Platform for Water Efficiency Management helps public or private water utilities unite siloed data for a holistic, singular view of their entire water infrastructure. It's a proactive approach to maintaining an aging network while operating on an ever-tightening budget.
With IBM analytics technology, the Durham, N.C., Police Department reduced the amount of violent crime in a two square mile region of the city by more than 50 percent during a four-year span. Watch this video for details.
The smart city is something you need to think of as its own ecosystem, suggests Michael Edmonds, VP of Strategic Solutions for S&C Electric. In this Q&A he explains how his company - perhaps best known for building a self-healing electric grid - is connecting the dots between a smart grid and smart cities.
If any company has carved out mind share as a smart cities thought leader, it is IBM. And the man responsible for IBM's smart cities messaging worldwide is Rich Michos. Read what he has to say about smart cities successes, challenges and IBM's smarter planet initiatives going forward.
Philip Mezey combines a distinguished countenance with boyish curiosity and enthusiasm. In 2012, after an external search to find a replacement for the retiring LeRoy Nosbaum, the company realized it had the ideal candidate in house and named Mezey President and CEO.