Smarter Government for a Smarter Planet - IBM Pulse conference community blog

Why Pulse 2012 for Smarter Government?

Governments are facing increased challenges from budget constraints and lack of resources while service to citizens becomes more demanding. Pulse 2012 will explore these issues and more, to help attendees learn how to optimize government infrastructure and deliver ultimate business value to citizens.

Pulse 2012  attendees will hear from diverse clients like City of Cambridge, Boston College, Tulane University, City of Dubuque and NC State University who will discuss today’s government challenges, on topics ranging from leadership and innovation in smarter cities, to managing assets in a regulatory environment and moving to the Cloud to achieve significant benefits.

Pulse 2012  will also be featuring the newest technology initiatives and next-generation solutions offered by IBM and our business partners, including:
  • IBM Solutions for Smarter Cities demonstration which will show how IBM’s solutions can help improve city operations and incident response, reduce crime and traffic congestion, increase worker productivity and reduce water consumption.
  • IBM’s Smarter Buildings demonstration which focuses on IBM Intelligent Building Management. The solution provides key analytics through a consolidated, role-based view of data in two key areas — energy and facilities management — helping building owners, operators and managers increase building management effectiveness and energy efficiency, with lower operating costs.
  • IBM TRIRIGA Facilities Management solution is a visual interface to manage space used by enterprises to identify under-utilized facilities, increase space utilization and streamline move management.
  • IBM TRIRIGA Lease Accounting for Assets and Facilities which delivers advanced analytics and financial controls to accelerate preparedness and compliance for the new lease accounting standards.