Why should we start thinking about digital? A wake-up call

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For 12 years, I have been a consultant for businesses on the power and use of Internet. My own government does not think digital is a major issue worthy of a having a Minister, ministry or serious planning. I am worried for my neighbours and specially my grandson. This is a wake-up call.

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Why should we start thinking about digital? A wake-up call

  1. 1. Optimisez vos stratégies web |Double-check your web strategies Why should we start thinking about digital? A wake-up call Michelle Blanc, M.Sc. Electronic Commerce
  2. 2. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 For 12 years, I have been a consultant for businesses on the power and use of Internet. My own government does not think digital is a major issue worthy of a having a Minister, ministry or serious planning. I am worried for my neighbours and specially my grandson. This is a wake- up call. 2
  3. 3. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 Digital is a gold rush that our government does not see 3
  4. 4. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 4 Source:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/24/internet-industrial-revolution-gdp-mckinsey-study_n_866167.html
  5. 5. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 5 Source: http://www.mckinsey.com/~/media/McKinsey/dotcom/Insights%20and%20pubs/MGI/Research/Technology%20and%20Innovation/Internet%20matters%2
  6. 6. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 Should we enable our children to take part in the digital economy? 6
  7. 7. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 7 Source:http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2012/09/06/why-estonia-has-started-teaching-its-first-graders-to-code/
  8. 8. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 What is your local internet speed and at what cost? 8
  9. 9. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 9 Source:http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/04/26/look-out-google-fiber-35-a-month-gigabit-internet-comes-to-vermont/
  10. 10. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 What will we do with our cab, bus and truck drivers that are bound to loose their jobs? 10
  11. 11. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 11 Source:http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-09-23/self-driving-vehicles-move-ahead-faster-than-rules-of-road-cars
  12. 12. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 How are our medical students trained for the medical tools of tomorow? How will our remote cummunities benefit from eHealth? 12
  13. 13. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 13 Source:http://youtu.be/g4W4993F9cU
  14. 14. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 14 Source:http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50154119n
  15. 15. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 15 Source:http://ads-laugh.blogspot.ca/2009/11/iptv-definately-affects-our-lives.html
  16. 16. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 What is doing your local College or University to compete with the world? 16
  17. 17. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 17 Source:http://inthecapital.streetwise.co/2013/09/23/georgetowns-first-mooc-attracts-20000-students-from-150-countries/
  18. 18. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 How is your police force using the internet? 18
  19. 19. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 19 Source:http://www.futuregov.asia/articles/2013/sep/18/hong-kong-police-engages-citizens-through-social-m/
  20. 20. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 How is your government planning the workforce changes? 20
  21. 21. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 21 Source:http://www.deskmag.com/en/the-slow-death-of-the-traditional-office-228
  22. 22. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 How are your businesses coping with the changes? 22
  23. 23. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 23 Source:http://www-03.ibm.com/industries/global/files/media_ibv_advertisingv2.pdf? re=media&sa_message=title=download_complete_ibm_institute_for_business_value_study
  24. 24. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 What is your government policy on open source? 24
  25. 25. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 25 Source:http://escholarship.org/uc/item/39z4c0v0#page-2
  26. 26. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 26 Source:http://zeitgeistmediaproject.com/main/?p=495
  27. 27. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 27 What is your government policy on e-voting?
  28. 28. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 28 Source:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3493474.stm
  29. 29. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 29 Source:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3493474.stm
  30. 30. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 30 What is your government policy on open data?
  31. 31. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 31 Source:http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/05/09/landmark-steps-liberate-open-data
  32. 32. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 32 What is your government forward thinking on the numerous changes digital is already bringing to the world and to yourself?
  33. 33. © Tous droits réservés – Analyweb Inc. 2008 33 These are just a few questions I think we should start focussing on as individuals as well as collectively Michelle Blanc M.Sc. Michelle.blanc.analyweb(at)gmail.com https://twitter.com/MichelleBlanc http://www.michelleblanc.com/english/

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