12 Mar '12, 9am

IBM Pulse2012: Smarter Cities

IBM Pulse2012: Smarter Cities

During the IBM Pulse2012 conference, the discussion started with smart buildings as the building blocks toward creating smart cities as our society moves toward ever increasing urbanization. From single smart buildings grow interconnected complexes, and from those, campuses. Smart campuses are microcosms of smart cities and face some of the same challenges. While smart buildings and campuses show amazing results due to asset management and building improvements that impact energy use, spatial planning and inhabitant safety, smart cities go beyond structural enhancements to impacting urban planning, environment, energy and water, transportation, education, health, public safety and government and agency administration. Chris O’Connor, IBM, illustrated many ways that IBM and its partners impact municipalities. “Smart cities drive sustainable economic growth and deliver citiz...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/03/ibm-pulse2012-smarter...

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