IBM today announced 24 winners of its Smarter Cities Challenge, the first of 100 cities worldwide that will receive $50 million in technology and services from the consulting giant.
Philadelphia is one of eight U.S. cities in this round of the program, which is planned as a three-year initiative. Mayor Nutter is holding a press conference this afternoon to share more details.
“IBM will send talent to help the city identify and streamline programs and services, worforce training, education training, digital literacy training,” city press aide Aviva Kievsky tells Technically Philly.
The program was first announced in November. Details can be found at CityForward.org and at SmarterCitiesChallenge.org.
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