The ReadyForTheNet Concept: IT as a Community Resource
Famous (?) Quotes <ul><li>Worthless.&quot; - Sir George Bidell Airy on the &quot;analytical engine“ invented by Charles Ba...
Trivia Challenge: Name the Industry that: <ul><li>Began with Unbridled Euphoria </li></ul><ul><li>“ Virtual” Demand Exceed...
Look to the Past to See the Future Clearly Tom Golway 2002
Technology, Process and People <ul><li>Technology can lower TCO while Facilitating Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Focused Process...
Utility Model <ul><li>Anchor Tenant </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Model (Fixed vs. Usage) </li></ul><ul><li>Adjacent Revenue...
ReadyForTheNet IT Utility Model <ul><li>Group of Public/Private Enterprises in a Geographically close area </li></ul><ul><...
Value Proposition
Conceptual Architecture ReadyForTheNet Gov-Portal Administrative Police/Security Education Voice DSL Copper local loop wir...
Service Delivery Architecture
An Example <ul><li>Description of This Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>120 Staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 IT Staff </li...
Conclusion <ul><li>Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. – Albert Einstein   </li></ul><ul><li>Whenever a...
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R4N Conceptual

  1. 1. The ReadyForTheNet Concept: IT as a Community Resource
  2. 2. Famous (?) Quotes <ul><li>Worthless.&quot; - Sir George Bidell Airy on the &quot;analytical engine“ invented by Charles Babbage, 1842. </li></ul><ul><li>Everything that can be invented has been invented - Charles H. Duell 1899 </li></ul><ul><li>I think there is a world market for about five computers. -Thomas J. Watson 1943 </li></ul><ul><li>There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home. - Ken Olsen 1977 </li></ul><ul><li>I have traveled…and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year. - Business book editor, Prentice Hall, late 1970's </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet revolution is going … to be over before a lot of us even know it started. - Adolfo Suarez 1998 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Trivia Challenge: Name the Industry that: <ul><li>Began with Unbridled Euphoria </li></ul><ul><li>“ Virtual” Demand Exceeds Supply </li></ul><ul><li>Explosive Growth of Startups </li></ul><ul><li>Demand Levels, Drops </li></ul><ul><li>Growth in Demand is Considered Over </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Consolidation </li></ul><ul><li>Business Process Reengineering </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Ubiquity </li></ul>Automobile Electric Telephone Internet All of the Above
  4. 4. Look to the Past to See the Future Clearly Tom Golway 2002
  5. 5. Technology, Process and People <ul><li>Technology can lower TCO while Facilitating Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Focused Process can Enable Productivity and Quality while Managing Growth </li></ul><ul><li>People Drive Innovation and Create ROI </li></ul>
  6. 6. Utility Model <ul><li>Anchor Tenant </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Model (Fixed vs. Usage) </li></ul><ul><li>Adjacent Revenue Streams </li></ul><ul><li>Ubiquitous Access </li></ul><ul><li>Pervasive </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution of “Content” </li></ul><ul><li>Clear Value to their Customers </li></ul>
  7. 7. ReadyForTheNet IT Utility Model <ul><li>Group of Public/Private Enterprises in a Geographically close area </li></ul><ul><li>Typically low individual consumers of IT, but good economies of scale when aggregated </li></ul><ul><li>Buy select services from a common source (such as landlords or system integrators) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Value Proposition
  9. 9. Conceptual Architecture ReadyForTheNet Gov-Portal Administrative Police/Security Education Voice DSL Copper local loop wireless Photonics Cable Modems FINANCE MEDICAL INSURANCE PHARMACUTICAL SHOP MALLS BUSINESS PARKS AIRPORTS RAILWAY SYSTEMS OTHERS GLEC Solutions IMPROVE INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGED SOLUTIONS COMMUNITIES OF INTEREST IT Utility MARKETS Local Ownership Aggregate Content/Application Providers Public/Private Partnership with Anchor Tenant Networks Centralized/Managed IT Services Reinvest in SME Business Process
  10. 10. Service Delivery Architecture
  11. 11. An Example <ul><li>Description of This Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>120 Staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 IT Staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total IT and Telecoms Spend $1.6m/Year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost Savings Can Be Made By: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aggregating Demand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outsourcing to Best-of-breed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASP Profits By: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Margin on Service Offering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offering Further Services in Future </li></ul></ul>Customers could save 30 - 40% on IT 0 200 400 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 Current Situation Future Situation Profits Staff costs Website costs Software (+support) Hardware (+maintenance) Telecoms spend Thousands
  12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. – Albert Einstein </li></ul><ul><li>Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops. – Thomas J. Watson </li></ul><ul><li>It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny. – Colin Powell </li></ul>

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