“Under smart ideen.de IBM bundles their own services and solutions to its partners for more efficiency and competitiveness in modern cities the Hennefer IT-system – and consulting-home CONET Solutions GmbH is actively involved in the new IBM smarter cities initiative”. The idea catalog together presented under aims to support cities and communities on the path to greater efficiency and effectiveness in the modern management of the 21st century. Concrete and pragmatic approaches that create value today and at the same time set the course for future developments, are the focus. Solutions in the areas of administrative services, transport, supply, health, education, security, building and environment show how cities can achieve greater flexibility, productivity, sustainability and cost-consciousness. CONET brings in the civil services”with practical examples such as or in particular his expertise at the design and technical implementation of citizen portals, as well as the family a CONET Media Suite in the collection of ideas. Modern communication technologies, the integration of information and administrative procedures and the direct link to the citizen are key success factors for any management “, explains CONET Division Director Dr. Martin Kabath. A central overview of different providers and solutions such as the smarter cities idea catalog help the leaders in cities and municipalities, to make a coherent picture of the available approaches and to find appropriate tools for their own goals..