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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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Traffic jams aren't just time sinks-they're big time polluters. Insight from IBM analytics could help transportation agencies better understand and manage congestion, increasing safety on roads and encouraging the use of efficient public transportation. The goal is to reduce a commuter's overall carbon output.

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