Applied Smarts

Highlighting interesting projects, concepts and initiatives from around the globe.

October 20, 2016

City of Calgary Innovation Lab Ignites Ideas

The City of Calgary sparks innovative thinking within local government!

November 27, 2015

Analytics for Measuring Water, Electricity

Optimizing resources is particularly relevant for cities because of their impact on both livability as well as resilience.

September 15, 2015

Redesigning Future Vehicles

Imagine never having to worry about an accident again. Using cloud and analytics technologies, Continental and IBM are trying to build this world.

August 08, 2015

Creative Destruction: What is it, and should I be worried?

Creative destruction loosely refers to the replacement of existing businesses, practices, ideas, processes, and products with new technology and innovation.

August 07, 2015

Transforming Transactions

From NFC technology to mobile loyalty applications, keeping on top of the latest payment technology trends can give your business an edge over the competition.

June 15, 2015

Spark: An Open Source Revolution Comes to Data Analytics

Spark has the potential to place large-scale data processing capabilities at the fingertips of organizations all over the world.