Alison Brooks 

Research VP, Smart Cities & Communities – Public Safety

IDC, Canada

As Research VP, Smart Cities & Communities – Public Safety, Dr. Alison Brooks specializes in public safety related market intelligence for the global Smart Cities & Communities team at IDC. In addition to producing research on areas like artificial intelligence, blockchain and the IoT, Dr. Brooks’ research focuses on the digital transformation of public safety within Smart Cities, addressing topics like digital evidence management, intelligence-led policing, real-time crime centers, advanced analytics and visualization, and mobile crime-fighting solutions. Ms. Brooks has held a number of positions with IDC over the past 13 years.

Alison Brooks 

Research VP, Smart Cities & Communities – Public Safety

IDC, Canada

As Research VP, Smart Cities & Communities – Public Safety, Dr. Alison Brooks specializes in public safety related market intelligence for the global Smart Cities & Communities team at IDC. In addition to producing research on areas like artificial intelligence, blockchain and the IoT, Dr. Brooks’ research focuses on the digital transformation of public safety within Smart Cities, addressing topics like digital evidence management, intelligence-led policing, real-time crime centers, advanced analytics and visualization, and mobile crime-fighting solutions. Ms. Brooks has held a number of positions with IDC over the past 13 years.