Since 1930s, IBM has been involved in helping equip law enforcement officials around the world with tools to fight crime faster, more safely and effectively. Learn how this application of technology to fighting crime has been successful in keeping communities safe.
All over the country, community leaders are looking to boost economic development through various initiatives. One key element in many of those initiatives is the use of information technology. When local governments build IT infrastructure, create e-government applications, assist high-tech startups or otherwise focus on technology, they create conditions that draw businesses to their communities and help retain skilled workers. This paper discusses and provides examples of these various ways local government can use technology to ultimately make a community more attractive to businesses, visitors and residents.