In the Financial Times op-ed today, IBM chairman Sam Palmisano suggests we focus stimulus development on projects
that build competitive advantage in the different world that is taking
shape. He lists a few examples of these
type of efforts underway, where is helping governments to
build a smarter infrastructure.
- The island of Malta is creating one of the world’s
most advanced smart grids and it is also building smarter water and waste
management systems, using instrumentation with advanced sensor technology to
gain a better understanding of demand, supply, routing and sourcing.
- Stockholm has developed a dynamic new traffic
management system to understand and predict vehicle patterns and encourage new
behavior. Traffic congestion is down by
20 percent and pollution by 12 percent.
Read more in FT.com.