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Cata i canada calgary ciocan mar 21 13

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Cata i canada calgary ciocan mar 21 13

  1. 1. Calgary and the Seven Habits of Highly Intelligent Communities Barry Gander Co-Founder, i-CANADA March 21, 2013 CIOCAL
  2. 2. Calgary Assets & Blueprint Adjust taxes for early-stage businesses Improve Management Skill Training Treat hi-tech like oil & gas Market Calgary’s Infrastructure Advantages
  3. 3. i-CANADA • Not-for-profit • Community, then the country • Canada as the world’s leading “i-Nation”
  4. 4. i-CANADA looks like this... • Canadians everywhere have 1 Gig access • Global companies invest in Canada • New health caregiver support systems • Intelligent buildings, smart grid • Intelligent transportation is a reality • Cities have analytic information for decisions
  5. 5. A World of Communities • Now half of population lives in communities • Global infra. deficit upwards of $57-trillion • Canadian infra. deficit of $145-billion – Not counting a need to invest $50-billion+ in ultra- broadband
  6. 6. The Services Economy
  7. 7. The Complexity Economy and CIOs
  8. 8. The Weightless Economy and CIOs 60% 80% 100% 120% 140% 160% 180% 200% 1977 2000 Dollar value of GDP Weight of GDP Economic Weighting Game: The added value of knowledge Brain Power
  9. 9. The Borg Economy and CIOs 6 billion mobile subscribers Fastest-spreading technology
  10. 10. The Things Economy
  11. 11. So - New National Dreams need CIOs: Gigabit Cities 1 Gig/Sec by 2020 for Canadians; competitive
  12. 12. Meanwhile in Canada: “Almost a Human Rights Violation…” • Canada continues to fall further behind • Fallen 9 spots in 1 year in internet speeds, 14th behind Romania, Korea… • Net Index, puts Canada in 34th place • Innovation rate is now 2nd to last among 17 countries
  13. 13. Step Back: Context for CIO • A world where everything is connected and everything is smart • Ubiquitous computing with finer and finer grains • “The Force” is with us, and it is digital (Vint Cerf) • Number of devices > people; “Internet of things” • CIOs create the structure for innovation rate
  14. 14. Intelligent Community? • Intelligent Communities have faster-growing economies, better- paying jobs, sustainable communities, better environments • Broadband connectivity • Knowledge workforce • Digital Inclusion • Innovation • Marketing the Vision • Now a Fundamental Right
  15. 15. CIOs Important at Every Level
  16. 16. 7 Habits 2. Open: easy access Oulu, Finland: Oulu has created 18,000 new high-tech jobs, with ICT assets such as a city-wide free wireless network and an e-government portal. 1. Strategic: use-targeted Tallinn, Estonia: With local businesses and educational institutions, launched multiple incubators targeting creative services, medical and biotech, mechatronics and ICT.
  17. 17. 7 Habits 4. Ultra-Broadband •Toronto, Canada: North America’s largest urban renewal project, served by a 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premise network. 3. Everywhere: ubiquitous •Taoyuan County, Taiwan: Deployed a new e-learning portal for its citizens, an open-access network and a chain of Wi-Fi hotspots.
  18. 18. 7 Habits 6. Value/Peak-Focus Stratford, Canada: The city replaced 1,600 low-skilled manufacturing jobs with 700 jobs requiring ICT skills, based on creative arts. 5. Analytical: know patterns Taichung City, Taiwan: To aid its manufacturing-focused economy, it deployed an RFID system at its port to graph and automate logistics, clear shipping containers quickly and reduce idling time.
  19. 19. 7 Habits 7. Collaborative! Columbus, USA: Led the state in adding 15,000 net new jobs, working together to increase manufacturing productivity 43% per employee in advanced manufacturing, automation, electronics, robotics and industrial design.
  20. 20. CIOs Give The Knowledge Edge… 1. Strategic: networks show uses 2. Open: optimal networks to reach people 3. Everywhere: costing and design 4. Ultrabroadband: pricing, design, options 5. Analytical: interpretation of meaning 6. Value-Peak: quality of life measures 7. Collaborative: connecting all groups
  21. 21. Three Canadian Cities
  22. 22. Self-Analysis Helps CIOs Focus
  23. 23. Community Action Process 24 Brainstorming Brainstormed ideas 35 8 Ideas moved to rate 6 Unique ideas 20 Threshold was 4 votes ideas received votes 14 ideas received no votes 6
  24. 24. Context: CIO World Now • Despite a fragile global economy, in 2012 Q4, Canada’s ICT sector created 1,086,000 jobs and contributed 5% (or $68.35 billion) to Canada’s total GDP of $1,288 billion. • · Mobile & cloud services will have a widespread impact on all sectors of the economy from healthcare to finance, and where much of the innovations will take place in the next 3 years. • · Strengthening Canada’s place in the global digital economy will require up-skilling all of Canada’s workforce with advanced ICT skills. • · Consumer appetite for mobility is rampant demonstrated by 64% of 18-34 year olds owning smartphones, and 24% of households having a tablet. Fast pace adoption is paving the way to new forms of content consumption, communications, education, manufacturing and health services.
  25. 25. The Reward? • Become part of a $1.2-trillion opportunity • “Use ultra-high-speed networks to keep our jobs…the only way we can maintain a middle class” – Thomas Friedman • Create a place where people can make decisions on where to shop, where to eat, where to live, where to invest, get education, based on iPhone/iPad…Internet access is how they are doing it, and they’re not going to move to somewhere they can’t network.
  26. 26. “The critical questions for America today have to be how we deploy more ultra-high-speed networks and applications to invent more high- value-added services and manufactured goods and how we educate more workers to do these jobs — the only way we can have a middle class.” -- Thomas Friedman, author, The World is Flat
  27. 27. Elements • Real road, real world • Control and assembly area • In-vehicle data hook-ups and back office
  28. 28. • Open Data – city environment
  29. 29. Where is the real value? • 80% of all innovation today in comes from I.T. • $1-billion for each new model • 100 million lines of code