Friday, October 2, 2009

How to make your city smarter: Creating and assessing the path to prosperity

IBM likes to share tidbits of wisdom from their sphere in order to sell more of their services, now that they don't sell computers or software much. . . I'm not the vanguard of the establishment elite, but I often find these interesting. Start here and check out the links.

As cities wield increasing economic, political and technological power, they are gaining greater control over the quality of services they provide to their people and businesses. Instrumented and interconnected core systems are providing new levels of intelligence that allow for synergistic interaction and operation. (

A vision of smarter cities: How cities can lead the way into a prosperous and sustainable future, .pdf at
How Smart is your city? Helping cities measure progress .pdf at

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