Friday, June 13, 2014
(Minneapolis, MN) -- The city of Minneapolis is using new software from IBM called "Smarter Cities Technology" in an effort to improve the city through high-tech means. The city will pay three-million dollars over the next three years to use the system. It will be utilized to track things including pothole repairs and areas for targeted police patrols due to criminal activity spikes. The software is used to analyze data and predict trends.