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Human services

  • Human services support the needs of the citizen as an individual, both as developmental foundations and as social services assistance. Typically this includes workforce services, social programs, healthcare and education.

  • Personalized healthcare is now possible
    See how the journey of health is changing

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Social programs

Citizen-driven social programs enable timely access to the right programs, effective delivery of such programs, and improved outcomes to ensure that citizens are getting promised benefits — with reduced cost of delivery. Explore social programs solutions for cities and learn about Smarter Care.

Alameda County, California, improves social services by coordinating agencies through a new reporting system.

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Texas, adds intelligence to thousands of city assets, improving the way services are delivered to its residents.

The value of smarter social services
Transforming service delivery in challenging times

Smarter Cities: Social Programs
Timely access to and effective delivery of the right programs can improve outcomes for citizens


Smarter Care

Healthcare analytics turns data into clinical and business insights in real time for point-of-care decisions and productivity. Forward-thinking organizations are connecting their healthcare data, systems and processes to facilitate secure communications and information sharing. Visit Smarter healthcare and explore healthcare solutions for cities. Learn about the collaborative approach to Smarter Care.

Bangkok Hospital personalized care and optimized decision making with unified patient records and real-time business information.

Introducing IBM Watson Health

Personalized healthcare is now possible
See how the journey of health is changing

Increasing community prosperity by improving health and wellness

Smarter Cities: Healthcare
Gaining clinical and business insights from data to improve point-of-care decisions and productivity



Advances in education management and technology—analytics, early warning systems to identify at-risk students, cloud computing—can help our systems refresh outdated infrastructures with new functionality. Visit Education for a smarter planet and explore education solutions for cities.

The Hamilton County Department of Education uses analytics and advanced modeling tools to keep kids on the right track.

Mobile County Public Schools reduce the student drop-out rate using a targeted business intelligence solution.


IBM Education Solutions on the Cloud: Creating success for students, institutions and economies

Education solutions for cities