The website features something like a full-body scan of 55 major cities, drawing its data from many varied sources. Want to know about traffic patterns in New York? Living costs in Tokyo? Consumer spending trends in Chicago? It's all there.
Could your city use an infusion of IBM talent and technology? The computing giant is offering its help with the Smarter Cities Challenge, a grant program that will dole out $50 million worth of technology and services to 100 cities around the world.