When borders closed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, it showed the need for governments to share and analyze large amounts of data impacting public safety. The IBM Center for the Business of Government released a report on leveraging technologies to improve operations and security across borders.
- Dan Chenok, executive director for the IBM Center for the Business of Government, said artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies can help governments get ahead of border operations problems.
- Chenok said countries around the world and IT leaders in border security agencies face the challenge of sharing information while relying on outdated technology and scattered data.
- He said tools such as analytics and evolving blockchain technologies can also help tackle supply chain issues.