Is smarter government possible in times of economic uncertainty, rising costs and information overload? Yes.
The pressure on government to increase efficiency, meet citizen needs, as well as fuel innovation and growth is intensifying in Canada. IBM’s deep industry solution expertise can help Canadian government organizations at all levels to reduce costs, optimize business and operational processes, and better engage with citizens to improve program outcomes through the use of analytics, cloud, and mobility solutions as well as digital transformation.
Key Government Imperatives
Improve government health and social programs
Support the health and welfare of citizens by delivering services that are tailored to individual needs, coordinated across agencies, and focused on outcomes.
Improve public safety
Create safer communities by giving law enforcement, emergency management and city personnel the real-time intelligence to respond swiftly to emergencies, prevent crime and manage city operations.
Strengthen national security
Optimize military support functions—including logistics, business processes, IT, and intelligence gathering and analysis—in order to improve a nation’s defence position.
Protect the nation's borders
Facilitate travel and trade while keeping the nation safe by expediting the movement of people and goods between borders, accurately and efficiently collecting duties and processing visas, and intercepting unwanted visitors and contraband.
Manage resources effectively
Improve government performance and operations by finding efficiencies in your people, processes and infrastructure and by managing environmental resources responsibly.
Build intelligent transportation systems
Improve the commuter experience and ensure the sustainability of your transportation system with a transport network that minimizes congestion and emissions, while improving safety, reliability and citizen satisfaction.
Protect the environment by preserving natural resources
Develop and deploy smarter approaches to water management to solve the world’s water crisis.
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IBM Canada Data and Services Centres
IBM Services Centre: Nova Scotia
Part of IBM’s global network of IBM Services Centres that provide application management and consulting services to manage and transform IT systems for local government departments, businesses and universities.
The IBM Canada Leadership Data Centre
Using advanced modular & green design for maximum efficiency to help organizations reduce costs, manage risk.
Smarter Data Centres for Government Solutions
IBM Services Centre: New Brunswick
Providing system infrastructure support, resiliency, security and mobility services.
Big Data, Analytics, Cloud, Mobility, Social Collaboration and Security for Government
IBM government industry solutions are backed by deep government domain expertise, proven client outcomes and over $6B USD in annual R&D in the areas of Big Data and Analytics, Cloud, Mobility, Social Collaboration and Security.
Big Data & Analytics
As the world's leading provider of big data and analytics technologies, including cognitive and contextual computing, IBM is helping governments to transform from merely responding to citizen needs—to anticipating and preparing to meet those needs collaboratively to improve outcomes.
With cloud-based capabilities for nearly every government mission, IBM helps clients control costs, innovate more rapidly and mobilize the new API economy.
Mobility & Social Collaboration
By improving citizen engagement and increasing employee productivity with "born on the web" mobile applications and social collaboration tools, IBM solutions are enabling more efficient, effective, citizen-centric governments around the world.
Threats to the sensitive information that government possesses can come from a variety of sources--malicious employees, hackers, and even organized terrorists or nation-states. Cyber security solutions from IBM can help government to protect critical Internet applications and data by preventing, detecting and responding to IT attacks caused by cyber-crime.
Government Industry Points of View
Fixing the future: Why we need smarter water management for the world’s most essential resource
Customs 2015 Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of customs operations on a smarter planet
Additional Whitepapers and Points of View
Your cognitive future: How next-gen computing changes the way we live and work (Gov’t Edition)
Improving economic competitiveness and vitality: A smarter approach to economic development
Cognitive Computing, Big Data and Analytics for Smarter Government – Dr. David McQueeney, Vice President, Computing as a Service, IBM Research
A cognitive computing system interacts with a human expert to solve problems that neither can solve alone. Dr. David McQueeney, Vice President, Computing as a Service, IBM Research talks about how governments are seeing the benefits of cognitive computing, Big Data and analytics.
How Government can create a "Mobile First" Experience - Warren Tomlin, Managing Partner, Strategy and Analytics, IBM Global Business Services
Mobility and data are key technologies that will impact governments over the next few years. According to Warren Tomlin, Managing Partner, Strategy and Analytics, IBM Global Business Services, governments must begin to make technology decisions with the “mobile first” experience in mind.
Digital Government: Powered by Cloud - Angus Palmer, Cloud Managed Services Executive, IBM Canada
How can cloud enable a digital government? Angus Palmer, Cloud Managed Services Executive, IBM Canada says we have many opportunities to use cloud to engage constituents with, for example, electronic voting – with security that is better than what they can achieve in-house.