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IBM® Intelligent City Planning and Operations V1.5:
Cities and regional governments face the dual challenges of providing improved services to citizens and businesses while reducing the burden on citizens. Cities must ensure tax revenue is collected fairly and consistently. In addition, cities must ensure that services are provided to citizens with the least disruption to their daily lives. In the austere economic times facing many cities today, it is also crucial for agencies to reduce their internal operation costs.
IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations V1.5 is designed to help cities reduce their costs by streamlining operations and planning processes. In addition, IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations helps cities identify sources of missed revenue as well as unnecessary costs that cities can reclaim to improve their income.
With IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations, city organizations can analyze data from multiple data sources in order to identify unlicensed businesses, which can help achieve the following benefits:
Whether a city is growing rapidly or struggling with budgetary restrictions, or both, the IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operation solution helps city governments optimize their business and citizen services.
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IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations V1.5 is designed to allow cities to visualize and review information concerning businesses from multiple data sources. This allows analysts to identify patterns that identify businesses operating in the city without the proper licensing. In addition, once patterns are identified, they may be saved and reused in future searches. IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations V1.5 can then be configured to map the resulting incidences of improperly licensed businesses on a map of the city to assist investigators in identifying geo-spatial patterns of incidents allowing the city to prioritize resources needed to resolve the issues. The geo-spatial analysis also allows cities to properly target activities aimed at reducing improperly licensed businesses, such as advertising campaigns. Once a potential violation is identified, standard operating procedures will coordinate the resolution to ensure fair, consistent, and complete resolution. Finally, executive status views will allow city managers to monitor performance of efforts to resolve unlicensed business.
To support the analysis, data can be presented in a number of ways including:
This flexible data approach, which may require some configuration depending upon the data source, helps enable the investigations team to respond to the time-critical requirements of fraud. By knowing how the fraud was perpetrated, internal IT and operational controls can be tightened to help disrupt and potentially prevent future fraud attacks.
Cities must provide expanding services to their citizens while reducing the burden they place on citizens in the form of taxes and process. IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations helps cities to control costs and increase revenue by streamlining business operations, improving coordination across departments in the city, assisting with planning, and using business analytics to identify sources of missed revenue.
IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations is designed to help cities identify unlicensed business in order to claim license and tax revenue, and to ensure businesses have proper oversight. The following features support this:
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IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations V1.5 is just one of the IBM Smarter Cities® solutions designed to help make cities and government operate more effectively and efficiently -- essentially smarter. Intelligent City Planning and Operations focuses on enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of the business operations in the city.
IBM offers a suite of Smarter Cities and government solutions that can help cities and government agencies:
For information about IBM Intelligent Operations Center V1.5, refer to Software Announcement 212-250, dated July 03, 2012 .
Program number VRM Program name 5725-K58 1.5 IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations
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Server hardware requirements
Each IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations server must meet minimum hardware requirements. Each server must have an x86 64 bit (2 GHz or faster) processor including one of the following:
Each IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations server requires the processors, memory, and hard disk space as follows:
Number of Number of servers processors Memory Hard disk 2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 24 GB 150 GB 2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 16 GB 150 GB 2 Windows 8 64 GB RAID Disk array server 2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2 4 GB 150 G
The hard disk requirements listed previously are permanent requirements. An additional 100 GB of storage per server is required for installation of the product, except for the two servers with RAID disk arrays. The temporary install files can be deleted once the installation completes.
Desktop hardware requirements
Recommended hardware specifications to support the Standard User role
Recommended hardware requirements to support the Premium User role
Supported server operating systems
Servers identified with Red Hat Enterprise Linux have a minimum software requirement of 64 bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 5 on Intel or AMD platforms.
Servers identified with Windows support the following operating systems:
Note: All Windows server operating systems offer a thin client environment when Terminal Services are enabled.
Supported desktop operating systems
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IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations V1.5 is available in both ESD and packaged formats.
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Part Product Description number identifier IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations AF0CYEN 5725-K58 V1.5 Linux English Media Pack
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Product group: Smarter Physical Infrastructure Product Product identifier identifier description 5725-K58 IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations Product category: Smarter Cities
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5725-K58: IBM Intelligent City Planning and Operations V1.5 Feature Part Program name/Description number IBM Intel City Plng and Ops Premium User D0Y7JLL ConcurUsr Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo IBM Intel City Plng and Ops Premium User E0GUBLL ConcurUsr Annual SW S&S Rnwl IBM Intel City Plng and Ops Premium User D0Y7KLL ConcurUsr SW S&S Reinstate 12 Mo IBM Intel City Plng and Ops Std User D0Y7FLL ConcurUser Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo IBM Intel City Plng and Ops Std User E0GU9LL ConcurUser Annual SW S&S Rnwl IBM Intel City Plng and Ops Std User D0Y7GLL ConcurUser SW S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM Intel City Plng and Ops Tax User ConcurUser D0Y7HLL Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo IBM Intel City Plng and Ops Tax User ConcurUser E0GUALL Annual SW S&S Rnwl IBM Intel City Plng and Ops Tax User ConcurUser D0Y7ILL SW S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
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