A Smarter Planet

From the World Wide Web to the Web Wide World

Jack Mason

Jack Mason
Location
New York, USA
Title
Global Business Services, Strategic Programs
Company
IBM
Bio
I'm working on IBM's Smarter Planet initiative, which is about the global evolution from the "World Wide Web" to a "Web Wide World" ... a planetary infrastructure that is pervasively instrumented, interconnected and intelligent. http://smarterplanet.tumblr.com

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APRIL 5, 2012 5:34PM

New Orleans: The road to becoming a 21st century government In...

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New Orleans: The road to becoming a 21st century government

In 2010, IBM Citizenship created the Smarter Cities Challenge

to help 100 cities over a three-year period. IBM sends 6 of our best and brightest individuals to a given city to help them address some of the critical challenges facing their city. In 2011 alone, IBM went to 26 cities across the world and so far, the city leaders have been more than-pleased with IBM’s sense of global citizenship.

In September of 2011, 6 IBM subject matter experts, thought leaders, executives and IBM master inventors contributed their time and expertise to the City of New Orleans. The following blog is Part 1 of a 2 part blog on the experience and solutions developed for the City of New Orleans. The blog is authored by IBM Rational’s own Jim Amsden - Software Architect, Government IndustrySolutions.

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