Writer David Lepeska offers a great summary of innovative civic technologies and mobile apps being used across the country, and speculates about which city will be the first to use Twitter as a very public suggestion box.
Oct 6, 2012 Next American City
Ever wish it didn't take 4 calls, 2 letters, and 1 community meeting to get a pothole fixed in your city? A new software developed by IBM would allow cities to mine social media to get a picture of public sentiment, long before you dial 3-1-1.
Sep 14, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Steve Lohr reports on the new I.B.M. research lab in Kenya, which will work to tailor technological solutions to the prominent issues in Africa's major cities.
Aug 16, 2012 The New York Times
As cities increasingly turn to automated systems to maximize cost and efficiency, Will Doig asks who should man the controls.
Apr 23, 2012 Salon.com
IBM is partnering with the Miami Dolphins to bring its "Smarter Cities" technology to South Florida's Sun Life Stadium, reports Sam Laird.
Feb 29, 2012 Mashable
A group of high technology firms, led by IBM and Cisco, are plunging into the city management business to offer super-efficient new-generation computerized information and control systems.
Jan 9, 2012 Citistates Group
IBM dispatched a team to Ho Chi Minh City on a charity mission to see if they could optimize the city of nine million people with infrastructural improvements. Jebediah Reed talks with IBM's team leader.
Jun 6, 2010 The Infrastructurist
Today IBM is releasing a new video game called CityOne that reportedly is like SimCity but with more serious environmental and economic issues at stake. And yes, the gamer plays the role of a city planner.
May 4, 2010 Fast Company
A new report from IBM looks into the future of the trucking industry. The report predicts that new technologies for systems monitoring will become standard.
Nov 10, 2009 Fast Company