Sunday, March 6, 2011

Smarter Public Safety

By 2050, nearly three quarters of our planet will live in cities. Public safety will be a key factor in determining which city they choose.

Innovation through analytics

Data is everywhere in cities, providing information about everything from traffic patterns to security breeches. Public systems collect this disparate, voluminous data that is collected by various public systems—and smarter public safety agencies use analytics to derive new insights and uncover trends before they become systemic issues. Here's how some cities are taking the proactive approach.


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Publisher and/or Author and/or Editor:__Andres Agostini ─ @Futuretronium at Twitter! Futuretronium Book at http://3.ly/rECc