Across the public sector, government agencies are looking for new ways to access, analyze and protect data and services that are essential to their objectives. Whether they are crunching data to uncover waste, fraud or abuse in social programs or providing situational awareness to emergency responders, agencies need cost-effective solutions that deliver when it counts. Explore this site to gain information and insights on a new generation of solutions for the public sector.

Public Safety

  • 21st Century Emergency Management

    Download this article to learn how an Emergency Management solution provider can address the technological complexity found in the emergency management environment. Recognizing that the needs of regional and local Emergency Management professionals include specialized capabilities, IBM has established several key partnerships with industry leaders to provide such capabilities for clients. These partnerships allow IBM solutions to integrate with leading GIS providers, and include specialized analytics and intelligence capabilities in the toolbox. Learn More

  • High-Performance Law Enforcement

    Getting the right information into the right hands at the right time is not only critical in law enforcement – it can be a matter of life or death. To ensure critical data is available to officers – whether in an office or in the field – law enforcement agencies have been making significant investments in technology. But to get the most out of the new tools available to fight crime, law enforcement agencies need an integrated, end-to-end technology strategy — one that delivers the capabilities they need to protect and serve the public in a cost-effective manner. Read this paper to find out how law enforcement agencies can improve public safety outcomes by developing an integrated technology strategy that supports the wide variety of specific capabilities needed to prevent and solve crime. Learn More

  • IBM Emergency Management Center

    Managing an incident involves many agencies, often governmental systems and processes struggle to transition from normal to extreme operations. However, advancements in technology have made it possible to integrate existing resources, so emergency managers are better able to adapt to rapidly changing situations to provide faster and more coordinated emergency responses. The IBM® Emergency Management Center solution can provide emergency managers with near-real- time situational awareness to help improve speed and accuracy in making decisions. By connecting multiple incident management agencies, emergency managers can provide more intelligent responses and better analyze information to improve future preparedness. Learn More

Government Health and Social Programs

  • Advanced Case Management

    Download this article to learn more about the Right Servicing business model that offers more value and benefits for society, governments and social program management organizations through social, program outlay and productivity dividends. Learn More

  • Coordinating Health and Human Services

    Certain health conditions add massive costs to government programs. Download this article to find out how addressing the factors that influence individual wellness has the potential to contain or reduce healthcare and social program costs, and technology can play a role in helping states and cities improve program results. Learn More

Resource Management: Commerce, Revenue & Fiscal Management

  • Smarter Building Management

    Data and information are the new tools of facility management, but meeting the IT challenges posed by complex facilities is no easy task. With the smarter building management systems, you can gather and analyze information and make better decisions. Download this article to learn more! Learn More

  • Crossing the Sustainability Chasm

    Hit your environmental target: Creating a sustainable building that offers both substantial energy and cost savings is a challenging but reachable goal. Read the IBM® white paper for insights on sustainability initiatives from a Gartner study of 130 professionals. You’ll discover strategies, tactics and technologies that can help your agency “cross the sustainability chasm” and achieve your sustainability objectives. Learn More

Economic Vitality

  • Economic Vitality

    The convergence of technologies--cloud, big data, analytics, mobile/social collaboration, and the Internet of Things--is being called “The 4th industrial revolution.” Public sector leaders must accept opportunities for collaboration to expand the resources, skills and expertise to succeed. Download this article to learn more! Learn More

  • Smart City as a Service

    City leaders and department heads are applying descriptive, predictive, prescriptive and geospatial analytics to municipal data to make better informed decisions. By integrating all available data and applying analytics to it. Download this article to learn more! Learn More