The Power of All of Us Frank Odasz Lone Eagle Consulting http://lone-eagles.com
About This Presentation: Presented for MADLaT, 2006 by Frank Odasz, President of Lone Eagle Consulting. Email: [email_address] Web: http://lone-eagles.com Master Resource Listings http://lone-eagles.com/future-proofing.htm Ecommerce Web Tour http://lone-eagles.com/pcna1.htm
One Billion People Are on the Internet Today With Over Six Billion More Due Online in Our Lifetime. The BEST Broadband Application for Individuals and National Economies is Self-Actualization : Maximizing Our Full Collective Potential for Learning and Innovation. We’re Limited Only By Our Imaginations .
Disincentives; Spam, Scams, Viruses, Hate, Porn, Identity and Credit Card # Theft, Etc….. And - Info-Overload
Broadband as Self-Actualization The Big Picture
Idle Entertainment VS Meaningful Activity
Self-directed Life-long Learning
Making a difference in the lives of others – Extensibility –Amplifying One’s Global Impact
Broadband represents the opportunity for remote individuals to make a significant difference in the lives of others, worldwide, on a scale unprecedented in human history.
We are the last generation of non-digital leaders and must understand the direction forward
Global Awakening to new “Gold Rush” Realities, Mining Raw Human Potential as a Regional and National Economic Strategy
Political Eras of Control, Appearances, *Transparency – Authenticity of Outcomes
The Internet has Unleashed a Global Explosion of Entrepreneurial Creativity The Absolute BEST Indigenous Broadband Application would be to keep up to the same instant of progress on the latest rural, urban, and indigenous ICT innovations as they occur worldwide.
“ BEST” Broadband Applications will be defined by the community or individual based on what they have learned about Self-Actualizing “Broadband Applications” *IP-TV On-Demand Instructional Videos?
Defining BEST Broadband Applications Which Require Minimal New Skills
Telemedicine –highest benefit with minimal skill development
Voice Over Internet Protocol VOIP – Greatest Citizen participation and benefits with minimal training
Community Internet Radio and TV (and on-demand Instructional Videos/Podcasts) http://oldcrow.ca
Value VS Volume?: Meeting Specific Needs Through: Just-in-Time-Inquiry-Based-Mutual-Support-Systems
Canadian Telecommunications Policy Review Report, April 2006 www.telecomreview.ca states the plan as Ubiquitous Broadband and a Smart National ICT Adoption Strategy…details on how to best engage all Canadians are under review
Leadership Policy Opportunities: New Convergences
Top-Down Network Builders Must Partner Meaningfully with Bottom Up Users
Engage, Motivate, Inspire Innovation and Effective Collaboration
Governmental E-Services – Virtual One Stop Shops
Ecommerce Support Systems and Ongoing Training to Support Innovation
Building Both Social and Economic Capacity for Participation in a Global Innovation and Knowledge Economy
The CAP Program - Ten Years Later Lessons Learned
Original intent was to stimulate rural ecommerce
Ten years, 500 million, 8800 CAP sites, under 4000 remaining
Average hourly wage in Canada dropping by $1/hour/year.
Mining Raw Human Potential as a National Economic Development and Social Strategy
1. Create new community events to showcase new applications, services, and tools w emphasis on free and fun, social, learning.
2. Consider ebay drop off center model – Identify community ebay opportunities http://lone- eagles.com/summary.htm http://lone- eagles.com/seeds.htm
3. Establish a local mentors program with social recognition program aimed at generating sustainable For-Profit local self-employment training and services businesses. Community cooperative service center like kinkos. http://lone- eagles.com/mentoring-mission.htm
4. Create a Marketable Skills Registry
5.Create new training options for local CAP centers – gear up citizens with best dashboard/toolbox, skills that produce results, with emphasis on becoming global citizens and a global community that participates in sharing innovations with other rural communities.
6. Engage youth to help all local businesses establish a basic website and demonstrate viability of a community co-Emarketing program…with storytelling to generate media attention. Showcase full range of youth's talents.
7. Establish an ecommerce virtual incubator using peer mentors to generate for-profit peer training services to assure everyone can find the expertise they need.
8. Create a community knowledge network with a clear mission statement and social recognition for contributed content, avid supporters and give everyone a role that allows them to be socially recognized for their contributions. http://lone- eagles.knet.ca http://lone- eagles.com/indigenous_resources.htm * (just-in-time-inquiry-based-mutual-support-systems )
Free unlimited high speed wireless access from the home to 1000 hours of video, thousands of selected web pages, oral histories and Aboriginal Language instruction
Content updated nightly – multicast anywhere in North America
Local Content Producers Training and Content Distribution
The Whole Village Project Creating a Sustainable Entrepreneurial Culture in Alaskan Native Villages
“ Planting seeds of entrepreneurship must begin early enough in a child’s primary education to establish entrepreneurship as a lifelong choice.” (Strengthening America’s Communities Initiative) http://lone-eagles.com/saci.htm