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Image Gallery: IBM Empowers Smarter Cities

To ease the strain population growth places infrastructures and governments, IBM is combining business analytics with cloud computing and smart grid technologies to help urban systems operate more efficiently.
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IBM Chairman and CEO Sam Palmisano addressed 900 leaders - including mayors, CEOs, and urban experts - representing 180 cities in 38 countries across the world, at the Smarter Cities forum in Shanghai. Big Blue's CEO said support is building for urban transformation that could make cities economic engines of sustainable economic growth in the 21st century.

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