Trends in technology in South Africa (for ICT RDI Roadmap team)

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Trends in technology in South Africa (for ICT RDI Roadmap team)

  1. 1. Trends in technology in South Africa (for ICT RDI Roadmap team) (Pty) Ltd Dr Derek W. Keats http://www.dkeats.com http://kengasolutions.com derek@dkeats.com +27 82 787 0169    Time: 20 mins
  2. 2. 1 Trend 0 s   
  3. 3. Align for success Vision People Process Technology Clear Skills Creation Application Known Commitment Deployment Supporting Discussed Knowledge Operation applications On agendas Competencies Support Operating system Aligned toexamples Connectedness Enhancement Hardware other visions Emotional intelligence Innovation Network Aligned to Problem solving Change Internet other strategies Attitudes management User devices Other strategies Beliefs Communication User operating aligned to Actions system vision Passion User applications Fears Hidden agendas Politics Underpinned by: appropriate and sustainable finance Start here Do these together     (unless you are a start-up)
  4. 4. Align for success Vision People Process Technology Clear Skills Creation Application Known Commitment Deployment Supporting Discussed Knowledge Operation applications On agendas Competencies Support Operating system 2 1 8 Aligned toexamples Connectedness Enhancement Hardware 1 other visions Aligned to other strategies Other strategies Emotional intelligence Problem solving Attitudes Beliefs Innovation Change management Communication Network Internet User devices User operating aligned to Actions system vision Passion User applications Fears Better by Hidden agendas We are not Politics imitation innovating Underpinned by: appropriate and sustainable finance syndrome innovation Start here Do these together     (unless you are a start-up)
  5. 5. Trend 1 More ubiquitous and affordable bandwidth The veins and arteries for the life blood of the knowledge economy   
  6. 6. Trend 1 More ubiquitous and affordable bandwidth    http://manypossibilities.net/african-undersea-cables/ by Steve Song under CC:BY license
  7. 7. Trend 1 More ubiquitous and affordable bandwidth    http://manypossibilities.net/african-undersea-cables/ by Steve Song under CC:BY license
  8. 8. Trend 1 More ubiquitous and affordable bandwidthWhere are we in SouthAfrica? South Africa is lagging other countries Open Spectrum Broadban Rural bandwidth is d Local loop miserable and unbundling innovation expensive Broadband services Last mile Broadband chall penetration enge Broadband availability    
  9. 9. Trend 2    Ubiquitous computing
  10. 10. Trend 3 Social everything MySpace   
  11. 11. Trend 4 Greater freedom & openness platforms Platforms for sharing and remixing Free Software content (Open Source) Interconnected world of APIs Licenses that foster sharing and re-usability More open standards   
  12. 12. Trend 4b Less freedom & openness Subtle erosion of rights, More emphasis on erosion that intellectual property accumulates Bigger patent minefields Extensions to copyright Dangerous goods packaged to look    fabulous
  13. 13. Trend 5 Its a data-driven world we live in   
  14. 14. Trend 5 Its a data-driven world we live in Using the Web to connect related data Extends http and URIs Data can beLinked data read automatically by computers Data fm different You dont sources can have to be be human connected &     to access and queried
  15. 15. Location and context   Trend 6  
  16. 16. Trend 7 Separation of computing from location Devices can appear smarter than they are Virtualization Utility computingCloud computing Software & APIs paradigm hardware as services   
  17. 17. Trend 8 Ambient intelligence environments that are sensitive and responsive to the presence of people Role of linked data   
  18. 18. Trend 8 Ambient intelligence Augmented reality   
  19. 19. Trend 9 Inadequate talent, inadequate innovation   
  20. 20. Trend 9 Inadequate talent, inadequate innovation   
  21. 21. Loss of idea capital, Trend 10 little knowledge economy productionity of ideas that are contained in an initiative, the relationships am tos intem.    
  22. 22. What mix is right? Doesnt matter USA SA Nigeria 100 Within local ecosystem Outside of local ecosystem 0   
  23. 23. What mix is right? Doesnt matter 1 100 USA SA Nigeria 1 Better by imitation We are not syndrome innovating Within innovation local ecosystem Outside of local ecosystem 0   
  24. 24. Thank you Derek Keats, PhD derek@dkeats.com +27 82 787 0169 www.dkeats.com  kengasolutions.com   This presentation was made entirely using Free Software

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