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Accelerating Law Enforcement Investigations with IBM COPLINK
Smarter Cities

Redguide, published 20 Jul 2016

IBM® COPLINK® (“COPLINK”) software is designed to help law enforcement organizations solve crimes faster, keep officers safer, and disrupt crime and terrorism. COPLINK helps to consolidate data from many sources, aid collaboration, and generate tactical leads. It enables law enforcement professionals to generate photo lineups, save their search history, and organize investigations to generate reports more easily. COPLINK also provides comprehensive auditing of data access. IBM COPLINK software helps law enforcement officers accomplish the following objectives:
- Discover ... [more]


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IBM Public Safety Solutions for a Safer Planet
Smarter Cities

Redguide, published 7 Jul 2015

IBM® public safety solutions bring a unified approach to public safety that fosters interagency collaboration and provides foundational data integration, visualization, and analysis tools that drive analytics and insights. Public safety solutions from IBM provide the optimum knowledge tools for modeling, assessing, and managing responses to the incidents and the people who pose danger. Public safety solutions from IBM include advanced capabilities that provide unified support for the critical missions of the law enforcement and emergency and incident management communities. This IBM ... [more]


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Improving Upstream Oil and Gas Operations with the IBM Integrated Operations Solution
Smarter Cities

Solution Guide, published 28 Dec 2014, last updated 7 Jan 2015

The IBM® Integrated Operations solution gives oil and gas companies direct visibility into upstream processes and delivers actionable, analytics-based insights to aid in planning, condition monitoring, production optimization, and equipment management, as well as to address health, safety, and environmental challenges. Using advanced IBM software products, the solution can ingest a wide variety of information gathered from equipment in the field, perform advanced analytics on the collected data, and provide specific maintenance and operational recommendations to keep things flowing ... [more]


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IBM i2 Integrated Law Enforcement: Technical Architecture and Deployment Guide
Smarter Cities

Redpaper, published 17 Nov 2014

IBM® i2® Integrated Law Enforcement is an IBM Smarter Cities® solution that addresses the needs of modern-day law enforcement agencies. It is a solution framework that provides the individual capabilities of the products that comprise the solution and extended capabilities developed through the synergistic integration of those product components. As a framework, IBM i2 Integrated Law Enforcement allows for the continuous expansion of capabilities by putting together building blocks within the system and integrating with new, external systems. In doing so, an organization can respond and ... [more]


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An IBM Academy of Technology Perspective about FirstNet, a Public Safety Network
Smarter Cities

Redpaper, published 29 Jul 2014, last updated 14 Nov 2014

This IBM® Redpaper™ describes the middleware infrastructure that is required to ensure the successful implementation of a public safety network for first responders. In the United States, this network is called the First Responders Network Authority (FirstNet) or the 700 MHz network. It is our goal to communicate what we believe are the necessary functionalities, products, and next steps to achieve the successful implementation of a collaborative public safety network for first responders. We make the assumption (and therefore do not address) that the telecommunications infrastructure is in ... [more]


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Integrated Law Enforcement: A Holistic Approach to Solving Crime
Smarter Cities

Redguide, published 23 Jun 2014

IBM® i2® Integrated Law Enforcement is a single solution that supports three primary types of user communities with three major logical components:
- Intelligent Operations, serving the command and operational community
- Intelligence Analysis, serving the analyst and investigative community
- Integrated Policing, serving the front line officer community
i2 Integrated Law Enforcement offers a modular design and flexible deployment options. Agencies can choose to deploy the entire preconfigured law enforcement solution or they can gradually deploy modules ... [more]


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IBM Intelligent Operations Center V1.6.01: Unleashing the Programming Model to Extend the Base Solution
Smarter Cities

Solution Guide, published 7 Mar 2014

IBM® Intelligent Operations Center is an integrated solution. It provides a rich set of capabilities and line-of-business tools that business users with domain expertise and no technical background can use immediately. IBM Intelligent Operations Center also provides services and extension points that developers can use to extend the IBM Intelligent Operations Center standard functions and develop capabilities that are specific to the domain and customer requirements. Using the programming model can help you achieve the following benefits:
- Meet domain-specific and customer's ... [more]


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Smarter Environmental Analytics Solutions: Offshore Oil and Gas Installations Example
Analytics

Solution Guide, published 19 Dec 2013

This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes a solution for implementing smarter environmental monitoring and analytics for the oil and gas industries. The solution implements real-time monitoring of environmental data to facilitate early detection of, and response to, operational events surrounding offshore oil and gas installations. The solution uses various sensors and sensor platforms to monitor critical parameters of the undersea environment. These parameters are used by various stakeholders to identify and evaluate the effects of oil and gas operations on the ... [more]


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Smarter Cities Series: Understanding Fraud Investigation
Smarter Cities

Redguide, published 13 Sep 2013, last updated 11 Nov 2013

Fraud and financial crime is a significant, persistent, and evolving challenge to the public and private sector. It costs an estimated five to eight percent of revenues per annum and, overall, is measured in trillions of dollars. In addition to the direct financial impact, there is also a real risk of long-term damage to reputation, client confidence, and violation of regulations, leading to fines and an impact on shareholder value in the private sector, and loss of confidence in public bodies. Public awareness and nonacceptance of the costs of fraud and financial crime are also increasing. ... [more]


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Building a Smarter Data Center with IBM Flex System and Juniper Networks QFabric
Industry Solutions

Redpaper, published 28 Mar 2013, last updated 24 May 2013

Data centers must become smarter to meet today’s business needs. They need to be more efficient, scalable, and flexible and at the same time keep operational costs in check. A smarter data center must seamlessly integrate IT resources, such as servers, storage, and networking, while also responding quickly to change. Networking plays an essential role in enabling infrastructures for smarter data centers. In dynamic environments with virtualized IT resources, the network must do more than just carry traffic and support the provisioning of new IT services. It must also have the built-in ... [more]


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Building a Resilient Planet
Smarter Cities

Point-of-View, published 17 Jan 2013, last updated 22 Jan 2013

In the next decades, regions around the world will face increasing changes from two types of threats: acute threats and chronic threats. Acute threats are natural and man-made catastrophes such as hurricanes and earthquakes. Chronic threats are the causes of shortages of basic resources such as water, food, and energy. A resilient planet is one that can deal with such changes. Public and private sectors depend on information technology (IT) in critical situations that affect geographic regions and resources:
- They need more robust and resilient IT to support rapid recovery ... [more]


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Smarter Bank Data Centers with Expert Integrated Systems
Industry Solutions

Point-of-View, published 14 Dec 2012, last updated 27 Dec 2012

Today, banks are operating in a highly volatile climate. Increasing regulation, continuous pressure on cost, changing business models, mergers and acquisitions, and remaining competitive require a flexible, efficient, and smart IT operation:
- Banks need IT as an accelerator of business growth, not as an inhibitor.
- Bank data centers can and must be made smarter.
- Banks need expert integrated systems.
This IBM® Redbooks® Point-of-View publication analyzes what makes a data center successful and explains how IBM expert integrated systems help to accomplish the ... [more]


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IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities Administration Guide
Smarter Cities

Redbooks, published 30 Nov 2012

IBM® defines a smarter city as one that makes optimal use of all available information to better understand and control its operations and optimize the use of resources. There is much information available from different sources. However, city officials often lack the holistic view of the city's operations that is required to respond to the citizens' needs in a timely manner and use the city resources wisely. IBM Intelligent Operations Center delivers a unified view of city agencies, providing three primary elements for successful management of cities: use information, anticipate problems, ... [more]


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IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities
Smarter Cities

Redpaper, published 20 Nov 2012

Acting effectively in today’s world involves rapidly assimilating information from many sources, making decisions quickly, and acting in a maximally efficient manner. IBM® Intelligent Operations Center was created with precisely this model as its base. It is tailored to provide city and enterprise leaders with accessible operational and progress metrics and statuses. It integrates disparate and older systems into one engine that can simplify inputs, providing a complete overview of the enterprise or city and ensuring that the correct people are alerted to anything out of the ordinary, ... [more]


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IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities
Smarter Cities

Solution Guide, published 15 Nov 2012

The IBM® Intelligent Operations Center solution integrates and uses data from multiple sources and makes sense of it on a single interface. It simplifies the disarray and multiplication of data sources that are necessary for understanding, yet that are too voluminous for easy consumption. IBM Intelligent Operations Center provides a single interface to all systems of an enterprise or city to make them usable without being overwhelming. This IBM Redbooks® Solution Guide introduces the IBM Intelligent Operations Center and provides an introduction to its features, benefits, and architecture. ... [more]


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Performance and Capacity Implications for a Smarter Planet
z Systems

Redpaper, published 12 Jul 2011, last updated 14 Jul 2011

IBM® uses the phrase Smarter Planet™ to describe its vision for the future, in which the world’s systems become increasingly instrumented, interconnected, and infused with intelligence to better manage the environments in which we work, play, and live. Real examples of current and emerging technologies exist. These technologies are starting to enable “smarter” solutions for vital domains, such as energy, transportation, food production, conservation, finance, and health care. For such an ambitious vision to become a reality, there are many technical challenges to address, among them ... [more]


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Infrastructure Solutions: Building a Smart Bank Operating Environment
IT Service Management

Redbooks, published 19 Oct 2006, last updated 9 Jun 2009

IBM® created the Smart Bank showcase to demonstrate to retail banking clients the benefits of IBM products, services, and solutions in addressing their key business issues. The Smart Bank showcase covers different solutions areas such as IT service management, service-oriented architecture, optimization of IT resources, information lifecycle management, information warehouse, and business continuity. The Smart Bank showcase is an implementation of these solutions in a real environment. This IBM Redbooks® publication looks at the infrastructure monitoring and infrastructure management ... [more]


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Implementing the Poughkeepsie Green Data Center: Showcasing a Dynamic Infrastructure
Smarter Cities

Redpaper, published 29 May 2009, last updated 1 Jun 2009

The IBM® Design Center Data Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, was running out of cooling capacity and needed to address continuing IT growth requirements. Innovative change was required and transformation of this infrastructure was achieved through IBM’s smarter planet and dynamic infrastructure vision. Energy efficiency for data centers has become an imperative area of focus as the price of energy increases and systems grow beyond the capacity of current facilities to supply their power and cooling needs. This IBM Redpapers™ publication discusses IT growth and energy efficiency for a case ... [more]


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Fidelity National Information Systems Payments Reference Architecture for IBM System z
z Systems

Redbooks, published 29 Sep 2008, last updated 1 Oct 2008

The number of electronic transactions conducted by financial institutions around the world every day is growing astronomically. Today payments can account for a significant portion of a bank’s total cost. The ability to move money quickly and safely and to manage the associated data management flows are necessary components of banking. Banks must also gain critical insights from their data to stay steps ahead of Internet-based theft of bank and customer information. These thefts can dangerously undermine the efficiencies of more cost-effective virtual delivery channels. On the positive ... [more]


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