Success stories

Case studies of how IBM helps its customers succeed

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Porto Alegre: A smarter city that keeps its citizens moving ... Procempa builds a more intelligent city on an IBM System z foundation

As the city of Porto Alegre grew, IT service provider Procempa needed a more flexible platform to handle increased demands from municipal departments. By engaging IBM System z, Procempa was able to integrate information across government departments with increased security,...
20 Dec 2013
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Porto Alegre: A smarter city that keeps its citizens moving ... Accelerating essential road maintenance response time by 50 percent with help from IBM and Procempa

Porto Alegre’s IT agency Procempa implemented an asset management solution based on IBM Maximo software running on the System z platform. The solution accelerates maintenance tasks, reducing road closures, and is projected to achieve a 50 percent reduction in response times.
03 Dec 2013
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Desert Research Institute (DRI) ... Advancing scientific discovery with IBM PureSystems offerings

Leveraging IBM PureSystems offerings, DRI created a powerful, scalable and reliable cloud computing platform that reduces IT costs, accelerates scientific analysis and enables DRI to deliver data as a service to public and private organizations.
16 Aug 2013
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City of Dubuque ... Smarter Planet Leadership Series Case Study: Investing in sustainability for economic development now and in the future

Roy Buol’s 2005 mayoral campaign was in many ways the genesis of Dubuque’s emergence as one of America’s most sustainable cities. But it was his commitment to get everyone on board that has made it a truly selfsustaining effort.
18 Jan 2013
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IBM BUSINESS ANALYTICS: CITY OF LANCASTER ... A detailed ROI case study

Nucleus Research examined The City of Lancaster's deployment of IBM Business Analytics and found thatThe City of Lancaster, developed predictive models for crime prevention, the City of Lancaster saw a crime rate reduction of over 35 percent compared to its benchmark crime r...
04 Dec 2012
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Center for Research in Water Resources at the University of Texas at Austin

This university’s engineers apply river simulation and water runoff models to help municipalities save lives and property by integrating reliable flood information into their emergency preparedness programs.
26 Apr 2012
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The City University of New York (CUNY)

A large metropolitan university is using sophisticated analytics and forecasting tools to dramatically improve energy efficiency in city public schools, increase students’ awareness of sustainability issues and model a greener urban future
21 Nov 2011
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City of Dubuque - Client Reference Video

A US city experiences a significant reduction in water consumption when it engages IBM Research, IBM Business Partner Esri in a Smarter Cities Sustainability project and numerous IBM software products to create a first-of-a-kind cloud-based, meter-driven solution that direct...
27 Oct 2011
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City of Dubuque, Iowa ... A US city alerts citizens to water waste, increases water leak detection and encourages water conservation by providing deep insight into water consumption trends through a solution that combines the power of cloud computing and analytics

A US city experiences a significant reduction in water consumption when it engages IBM Research, IBM Business Partner Esri in a Smarter Cities Sustainability project and numerous IBM software products to create a first-of-a-kind cloud-based, meter-driven solution that direct...
18 Oct 2011
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City of Lancaster takes a predictive approach to policing ... Enhancing operational planning with deep insight into crime data

The City implemented a solution that integrates data from the Sheriff’s Department and 911 emergency response systems, maps it geographically, and uses IBM® SPSS® Modeler to forecast the areas of the City that are likely to require the most policing over the forthcoming mont...
09 Sep 2011
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Memphis PD: Keeping ahead of criminals by finding the "hot spots" ... Smarter Planet Leadership Series

With traditional policing practices unable to thwart a rising rate of criminal activity and budgets tight, the Memphis PD pioneered a way to focus their patrol resources more intelligently.
06 May 2011