Dc10plus Overview Sept09

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Dc10plus Overview Sept09

  1. 2. The Next Re-Generation <ul><li>Making IT so </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen Dodson </li></ul><ul><li>National Director – DC10plus Network & </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Adviser to UK Government - Digital Inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Follow us : http://twitter.com/dc10plusnetwork </li></ul>
  2. 3. It is neither morally acceptable nor economically sustainable to leave millions of people behind, unable to use Information and Communications Technologies to their advantage,&quot; &quot;In today's society, access to information by all citizens is a right as well as a condition for prosperity. Viviane Reding, EU Commissioner for Information Society and Media. 30/11/07
  3. 5. A Quick Recap..... 11% don't have a mobile phone 27% don't yet have a digital TV, and 26% of those who do, have non-interactive forms of Digital Terrestrial TV 33% of UK households don't have a home computer 39% of adults in the UK don't use the internet 23% of children have never accessed the internet from home and 29% lack such access 47% - “do not want to, do not need to or have no interest”
  4. 6. The DC10plus collaboration grew out of the UK Governments Digital Challenge competition 2008 -2010 The network links urban and rural authorities and their partners. <ul><li>DC10plus Founder Members: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Birmingham & Shropshire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bristol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ealing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hull </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manchester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Milton Keynes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Norfolk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nottingham </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stratford-upon-Avon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sunderland- The DC Winners ! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now 2,000 Members </li></ul></ul>For more information www.dc10plus.net
  5. 7. Digital Inclusion is championing a forward looking, citizen focused agenda for Inclusive ICT. Education Jobs Healthcare Civic Participation Carbon Reduction <ul><li>Five core work-themes: </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity Building </li></ul><ul><li>Next Generation Connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Worklessness </li></ul><ul><li>GreenICT </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Switchover & Convergence </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Living </li></ul>
  6. 8. Making Key Connections & Influencing Policy <ul><li>HOME ACCESS INITIATIVE – DCSF/BECTA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Roll-Out </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TOTAL PLACE – CLG </li></ul><ul><li>CHANNEL STRATEGY – Cabinet Office </li></ul><ul><li>DIGITAL BRITAIN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Participation Consortium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Inclusion Task Force </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Next Generation Access </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PROMOTES & SUPPORTS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Advisers through the RIEPS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.solutions4inclusion.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Inclusion Mapping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Authority Innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UKonline Centres and MyGuide </li></ul></ul>
  7. 9. The drivers for new approaches to digital inclusion Economic Opportunity Social Inclusion Service Delivery Environmental Opportunity
  8. 10. Service Delivery <ul><li>‘ Citizen centric’ </li></ul><ul><li>ensuring that public services are centred on the needs and experiences of citizens </li></ul><ul><li>encouraging integration and responsiveness to the diverse needs of citizens - to be achieved through cross sector collaboration. </li></ul>‘ Transformational Government’ - Varney &quot;The growing use of information technology is an important factor in people’s rising aspirations – and these aspirations don’t get left behind when they use public services.” Prime Minister, Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP
  9. 11. “ Teamwork and technology make your car paperwork less taxing……” <ul><li>“ IN ITALY, legend has it, one has to take a day off work to pay one’s gas bill. Anyone who has ever gone through the rigmarole of queuing in a British post office to pay car tax and have a pile of forms ritually stamped in triplicate may sympathise” </li></ul><ul><li>36 million drivers in Britain make 43 million car-tax transactions each year, </li></ul><ul><li>MOT status, insurance status and tax relief eligibility of each applicant before authorising a new tax disc. </li></ul><ul><li>100 IBM and DVLA staff worked on the project in the DVLA’s Swansea offices for 18 months, and the website was launched in 2004 — on time and under budget. </li></ul>How much ? £38Million POST OFFICE
  10. 12. Economic opportunity <ul><li>Benefits of €35-85bn over five years could be generated if society would be made more inclusive, websites more accessible and broadband internet made available to all EU citizens. </li></ul>£130 billion+ of UK business conducted over the Internet (2006) 7 out of 10 businesses communicate with customers via their website 17 million adults manage their finances online 50%+ of online 16-24 year olds use social networks 18 million Facebook accounts 20.4 million UK homes have digital TV Britons send 1billion text messages every week
  11. 13. “ ..worklessness is a challenging agenda; this is particularly true in today's economic climate. As we face the realities posed by this climate it will be increasingly important for public services to deliver for those most in need of support.” Communities Minister Sadiq Khan at Inclusion's Local Works Convention on 17 November 2008 Economic Opportunity Homeshoring - Delivers customer services work from home or from a community contact centre. It responds to changing demands of the sector and improved technology. No one size fits all, clients, contractors, communities have differing requirements Slivers of time - creates a local ultra-flexible jobs market place that links buyers and sellers of ‘spare hours’ - like an e-bay for employment. Unlocks economic potential by brining people with limited or irregular availability into the workforce. Increases efficiency by better equipping employers to meet changing staffing needs and peaks in demand.
  12. 14. Aston Pride - Computers in the home Families Learning & Working A lone mother of two who is fluent in English, Somali, Dutch and Swahili has begun working from home as an online interpreter “ I deal with between ten and 20 calls a day and work for a variety of organisations – from local authorities and job centres to immigration offices, the police and doctors’ surgeries. I also work in the evenings for companies in the USA and Australia.” Designed to improve children’s education prospects and to help adults enhance skills and employability
  13. 15. Social Inclusion - falling through the net <ul><li>An estimated 22% of the population (11.3M) people are socially excluded </li></ul><ul><li>They suffer three or more disadvantages such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Living in workless households </li></ul><ul><li>No qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Social housing </li></ul><ul><li>Overcrowded </li></ul><ul><li>Poor mental health </li></ul><ul><li>Poor health </li></ul><ul><li>Living alone </li></ul><ul><li>Lacking consumer durables </li></ul><ul><li>or enduring financial stress . </li></ul>HOW MUCH !! - £57.7Billion a Year
  14. 16. Social Inclusion through Independent Living STREAM Hull City Council - community care service for over 65’s available through Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Interactive broadband TV access to telehealth and telecare services Information about local services and communication tools - facility for booking services and email Free broadband enabled set-top box - access to free to view digital channels and video rich public services, on demand.
  15. 17. Environmental Opportunity Examines the relationship between ICT and Sustainability. Complex Challenges - making IT, Using IT & Applying IT Move to more efficient systems, less reliant on hard-wired solutions Identifies areas of potential improvement benefiting the people and the planet Work, Travel, Shopping & Meeting Forum for the Future March 2007 “ In the long run, technology needs to be the central element of response strategies to climate change”. Intellect. (High Tech, Low Carbon, 2008)
  16. 18. <ul><li>“ We aim to support local people, using media as a tool, to develop sustainable (balancing environmental, social and economic factors) campaigns, projects and initiatives within the local community”. </li></ul><ul><li>Through: Neighbourhood Carbon Makover & DEHEMS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DEHEMS </li></ul></ul>Digital environment – Bristol a Carbon Makover
  17. 19. It really isn’t about the technology, it is about effective and collaborative partnership Private Sector Voluntary & Community Sector Social Enterprise Citizen need & Consumer Demand <ul><ul><li>Housing providers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local authorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RIEP’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GO’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RDA’s </li></ul></ul>
  18. 20. <ul><li>Shared understanding and intelligent application of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Grass roots collaboration & social innovation </li></ul><ul><li>How to embed sustainability, innovation & </li></ul><ul><li>environmental issues </li></ul><ul><li>Increased capacity building across sectors </li></ul><ul><li>More effective and efficient use of shared resources </li></ul>This approach gives you..... A shared vision for radical change
  19. 21. The Four C’s C C onnectivity apability ontent C
  20. 22. <ul><li>Building the next re-generation society. </li></ul><ul><li>advanced e-infrastructures (connectivity) </li></ul><ul><li>creativity and innovation (content) </li></ul><ul><li>social networking (capability) </li></ul><ul><li>new business models (cost) </li></ul>
  21. 23. <ul><li>Connected City – Connected People </li></ul><ul><li>East Manchester experience </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>evidence that 60%+ of households no longer have landlines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>micro-credit loans by Credit Union </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5,000 households with kit, connectivity and training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>wireless broadband (not for profit) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>community based helpline/helpdesk </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Impacts </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>increased social contact and networking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>increased take up of training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>increasing interest in entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>increasing aspirations </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 24. Next regeneration through digital inclusion. Communities Building Capacity Digital Switchover & Convergence Flexible Working & Worklessness Next Gen Connectivity Independent Living Digital Environment
  23. 25. A Connected community means transformed lives and a transformed City <ul><li>A fully interconnected community </li></ul><ul><li>Greater choice of service and how those services are delivered </li></ul><ul><li>24/7 service response </li></ul><ul><li>Learning and creative individuals and communities </li></ul><ul><li>Active civic engagement and good governance </li></ul><ul><li>A cleaner, greener, safer environment </li></ul>
  24. 26. So make IT so <ul><li>and boldly go….. </li></ul>Thank You [email_address] www.dc10plus.net Join Us On The Voyage ;)

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