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3 16-11futureoftech-slim

  1. 1. What we want isn’t always what we need.<br />Agreeing on what to get is even harder.<br />
  2. 2. Things to Discuss Today<br /><ul><li>Introductions
  3. 3. New Technology: Online Community Storytelling
  4. 4. Elevating the Value of Douglas County
  5. 5. Using Technology to Bridge the Generation Gap
  6. 6. Incubation and Growth: A New Story</li></li></ul><li>Thoughts to Start Discussion<br />Cynics start with “That won’t work.”<br />Leaders debate ideas without criticizing people:<br /> “How can we make this work?”<br />Keep things positive to get a good result.<br />No views you hear today belong to any organization, and are only the opinions of individuals.<br />The purpose of today’s event is to stimulate dialogue. <br />No one person knows the answer to life’s problems.<br />Together we achieve more.<br />We’re all in this together.<br />
  7. 7. Thanks to the people and organizations who brought us here:<br />
  8. 8. A grassroots member organization promoting independent farms and businesses in Douglas County.<br />A project of UCDC.<br />
  9. 9. KerninSteinhaeur<br />Executive Director of <br />Organizational Development<br />UIDC<br />Mark Bilton-SmithPresident, Rio Networks<br />
  10. 10. Phoenix Charter School<br />
  11. 11. Douglas County Library<br />
  12. 12. Aaron’s story<br />2006-2011<br />Chicago<br />San Francisco <br />Oakland, CA<br />Wrangell, AK<br />Portland<br />Douglas County<br />
  13. 13. Find your community’s core story and give them voice to share. <br />Resource-based<br />Exploring a new identity<br />Sustainable, thriving & strong local economy <br />
  14. 14. High Tech and Creative Industries Community Economic Development Focus <br />Original concept and local focus: attract high tech and creative entrepreneurs to build diversity within the local economy and create jobs. <br />Douglas County provides an excellent lifestyle well-suited to the lives of internet entrepreneurs, and will benefit from an influx of job creators. <br />We need to effectively leverage and utilize the local businesses, natural resources and gifts of Douglas County. <br />Community input is being collected to assess additional opportunities and uses for the UBC. <br />
  15. 15. Why a Data Center?<br />There is rapidly growing demand for rural based web and server hosting facilities. Metropolitan areas are overbuilt and a prime target for mass central disruption in the event of catastrophe. <br />Current business demand massive, redundant, quality, wide area network and internet traffic distribution, this will establish Douglas County as the meeting place for accessing the internet superhighway. <br />Will stimulate the success of the UBC by providing the infrastructure to attract the internet dependant sector, high tech individuals and enterprise business to our community.<br />
  16. 16. First Floor-Data Center<br />
  17. 17. Results – Deliverables, continued<br />5,000 sq. ft. Data Center collocation facility<br />Includes 200 6’ x 24” secure enclosed server racks<br />Fire suppression system<br />Redundant climate controlled atmosphere<br />Redundant generators, power conditioning system battery backup<br />High end security and surveillance system<br />Network Operations Center<br />24x7 centralized monitoring and control systems for network management and deployment<br />24x7 high security environment with full surveillance<br />Secure entry, loading, staging and programming area <br />
  18. 18. Second Floor- Umpqua Business Center<br />
  19. 19. Results - Deliverables<br />12,500 sq. ft. business incubation center (Second floor)<br />28 fully connected incubator offices<br />Class A office spaces for executive suite anchor tenants<br />Receptionist services and conferencing rooms <br />Fully equipped copy/print common area for all tenants<br />“Community Connect” access area for public internet<br />Provides a 30 seat workstation training room<br />Provides 5 public access computers with broadband<br />Provides a 3 screen HD telepresence system<br />
  20. 20. Why does technology matter for the future of Umpqua?<br />
  21. 21. Our relationship with technology determines our future.<br />
  22. 22. This is not your granddaddy's tractor.<br />
  23. 23. Engagement in Douglas County<br />The nexus of change and transformation.<br />Coordinated programs<br />Coordinated programs<br />Citizenship<br />Current & future businesses<br />Local schools & organizations<br />Capital<br />Creativity<br />Local purpose<br />Critical Thinking<br />Local purpose<br />Education + Economics<br />Thanks to Design H for inspiring this slide… more about them soon<br />
  24. 24. We face new problems.<br />Are we missing 4,000 people between ages 25-50?<br />Have we fully prepared the younger generations to take the reigns of Douglas County?<br />Our challenge is to work together to prepare youth to lead in an increasingly complex future.<br />
  25. 25. Job Creation is Creative!<br />
  26. 26. You know how much you can make selling fake energy drinks on Facebook?<br />
  27. 27. New economy jobs<br />Director of Chaos (Berkshire Hathaway)<br />Director of Culture (Southwest Airlines)<br />Vibe Manager (W Hotels)<br />CEO of Love (America Online Dating)<br />Director of Human Experience Strategy (Starcom Media)<br />
  28. 28. We are leveraging new technology to build community alignment.<br />
  29. 29. No Matter the Chicken, Incubation Nurtures and Supports.<br />
  30. 30. How do we know which ideas to hatch?<br />
  31. 31. Incubation Best Practices<br />Strong Review and Governance Committee<br />Strict Criteria and Graduation Requirements<br />Facilitating Relationships and Connections<br />Access and Preparation for Venture Capital<br />Coaching, Training, and Leadership<br />Enthusiastic Community Participation<br />Networked to Local, Regional, National, and Global Resources and Best Practices<br />
  32. 32. Some Leading Growth Industries<br />Leadership and Management Consulting<br />Low Cost Solutions to Global Poverty<br />Healthcare<br />Biotech<br />Building<br />Energy<br />Food<br />
  33. 33. Where do you want to go?<br />
  34. 34. Our decisions matter.<br />
  35. 35. What does growth and change mean for Douglas County?<br />
  36. 36. What stories can we grow together?<br />Share your story – aaron@cometoumpqua.com<br />
  37. 37. We must reach across generations to learn from each other.<br />
  38. 38. Work together to strengthen Douglas County.<br />
  39. 39. Umpqua Business Center<br />What do you want for your future?<br />Tell me – email aaron@cometoumpqua.com<br />

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