This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

The UK Ministry Of Defence Uses IBM Technology To Create Smarter, Greener Buildings

For instance, with these new capabilities DIO can assess if buildings or bases are not being used at full capacity. They can then decide to consolidate resources to either free up space for other uses or eliminate the cost from their balance sheets.

The IBM solution will also enable processes to be streamlined across the MoD's diverse organization by linking with the systems used by DIO's Next Generation Estate Contracts team. This will reduce reliance on multiple outdated systems, and greatly speed up and improve the flow of information between the organization and its industrial partners. Overall, this will help to support an improved, more agile and strategic management of its estate.  

"Having the right data at the right time is essential for DIO," said Dave Bartlett, vice president, Smarter Physical Infrastructure, IBM. "IBM's analytics and smarter buildings software will help provide a new level of intelligence to how the MoD is managing its global real estate portfolio."

The upgraded system will be launched in a number of capability releases through April 2014. These are based on analysis of future business needs, the current DIO technology landscape and engagement with industry through procurement.

IBM's strategy is to seamlessly integrate technology into the world around us to drive greater intelligence on this Smarter Planet.  The world around us is changing, and technology is no longer a siloed area, but a fundamental element to the growth and success of every business. Everything from buildings, to transportation systems, manufacturing, healthcare and to cities themselves are becoming smarter. Launched in 2008, IBM has been focused on driving this next era of information technology and its impact on business and society. 

For additional information on DIO, visit: www.mod.uk/dio.

For more information on IBM Smarter Buildings and TRIRIGA, visit: www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/buildings.

Contact(s) Information Kara Yi IBM Media Relations 415-871-6321 kyi@us.ibm.com

John Galvez IBM UK Media Relations 07734-104275 john.galvez@uk.ibm.com

SOURCE IBM

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
2 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,643.01 -11.76 -0.07%
S&P 500 1,988.87 +1.21 0.06%
NASDAQ 4,828.3250 +15.6170 0.32%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs