Empowering a city and its citizens

The city of Seat Pleasant, located 10 miles from Washington, DC, has embarked on a digital transformation to improve security, safety, resilience, and social services for its 4,500 residents.

Seat Pleasant, Maryland: A smarter city

Think big. Start small. Innovate quickly.

  • Establish a vision to better serve citizens and inspire civil servants.
  • Tackle reinvention in manageable use cases to mitigate risk and accelerate returns.
  • Foster an adaptive culture to continuously learn and iteratively improve.

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Bring your team together for our in-person workshop to define a reinvention roadmap tailored to your organization’s priorities.

Hear from your peers

The challenge is not to create from scratch, but to combine existing technologies and data sources to create new solutions.

—Dr. Reinhard Brandl, German Parliament

What you'll need for digital transformation

AI Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI)

Harness unstructured data to make faster and smarter decisions.



Access a trusted view of shared information and transactions.


Advanced analytics

Diagnose problems, threats, and vulnerabilities through data patterns.


Internet of Things

Apply data for real-time insights and predictive interventions.

Get security and resiliency in the cloud

Protect data and applications from cyber threats with IBM Security.

Design, develop, and deploy citizen services and data insights with IBM Cloud.

Handle real-time AI workloads, unstructured data, and open technologies with IBM Systems.

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Are you ready to reinvent government? Schedule your workshop today.