WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the creation of a new practice focused on delivering advanced analytic solutions to public sector clients. IBM will expand its work with federal, state and local government organizations, as well as in fast-growing markets such as healthcare and education.
Stimulus and economic recovery investments around the world are accelerating the development and deployment of smarter systems such as intelligent utility grids, electronic medical records, improved transportation systems and food traceability. These smarter systems require advanced analytics to turn data into predictive intelligence, which enable these new digital infrastructures to improve the speed and quality of decision making.
The new IBM Business Analytics and Optimization Services for Public Sector team will include experts with deep knowledge in areas such as healthcare, transportation, social services, public safety, regulatory systems, customs and border management, defense, logistics, cyber-security and education. These professionals will also collaborate with IBM researchers and tap into mathematics and information management capabilities across IBM.
"The ability to use more sophisticated approaches in analyzing information, extracting insights, and optimizing that information can help public sector organizations make more informed decisions, better manage their resources, and achieve greater accountability," said Charles Prow, Managing Partner of Global Business Services for IBM Public Sector. "IBM sees an enormous opportunity to help our clients improve program delivery by gaini
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