Transformation of ICT Industry in Hong Kong How ICT Helps to Win the Game! Charles Mok Internet Society Hong Kong 2008.07.09
ICT in Hong Kong <ul><li>From IT to ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Dominated by service providers </li></ul><ul><li>The Pillar of H...
Hong Kong's ICT Services Sector <ul><li>Mainly composed of SMEs </li></ul><ul><li>Georgraphic markets served: </li></ul><u...
ICT in Hong Kong <ul><li>Banking and Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Trading </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>...
ICT in Hong Kong Source:  Hong Kong IT industry Study 2005 , (Nov 2005), Hong Kong Productivity Council
ICT Issues in Hong Kong <ul><li>ICT Industry  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Positioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market developm...
Ten Policy Suggestions to SCED 2007.07.01 <ul><li>Manpower development  </li></ul><ul><li>e-Government using Web 2.0 </li>...
ICT Industry Transformation <ul><li>From service provision to value creation for the whole economy </li></ul><ul><li>From ...
How ICT Wins the Game of Tomorrow? <ul><li>From Web 2.0 to:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economy 2.0  – our businesses and econo...
Are You Ready?
Thank You! <ul><li>Charles Mok </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Society Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><u...
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  1. 1. Transformation of ICT Industry in Hong Kong How ICT Helps to Win the Game! Charles Mok Internet Society Hong Kong 2008.07.09
  2. 2. ICT in Hong Kong <ul><li>From IT to ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Dominated by service providers </li></ul><ul><li>The Pillar of Hong Kong's Pillar Industries </li></ul>Source: Hong Kong as an Information Society 2007 (Dec 2007), Census and Statistics Department, HKSARG No. of Employment Distribution of no. of establishment in 2005 Distribution of no. of persons engaged in 2005 Manufacturing of IT&T products 2938 1.6% 3.9% Communication system installation and maintenance 3767 2.9% 5.0% Distribution of IT&T products 25467 38.7% 33.8% Telecommunications services 18309 3.1% 24.3% Information technology services 24864 53.8% 33.0% Total 75345 100% 100%
  3. 3. Hong Kong's ICT Services Sector <ul><li>Mainly composed of SMEs </li></ul><ul><li>Georgraphic markets served: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hong Kong (78.2%), Mainland (12.7%), other economies (9.1%)‏ </li></ul></ul>Source: Study on Hong Kong IT Services Sector 2006 , (Mar 2007), Hong Kong Productivity Council
  4. 4. ICT in Hong Kong <ul><li>Banking and Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Trading </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Shipping, freight forwarding and logistics </li></ul><ul><li>E-government </li></ul><ul><li>Digital entertain- ment </li></ul>
  5. 5. ICT in Hong Kong Source: Hong Kong IT industry Study 2005 , (Nov 2005), Hong Kong Productivity Council
  6. 6. ICT Issues in Hong Kong <ul><li>ICT Industry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Positioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manpower supply </li></ul></ul><ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Future and career ladder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional status </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Whole economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Missing layer of core competency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Missed opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Missed responsibilities </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Ten Policy Suggestions to SCED 2007.07.01 <ul><li>Manpower development </li></ul><ul><li>e-Government using Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Optimize industry support structure </li></ul><ul><li>Government ICT procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain liberalized telecom regime </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless and ubiquitous city </li></ul><ul><li>Security and privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive copyright protection </li></ul><ul><li>Sustained support for digital inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of information and PSB </li></ul><ul><li>Where do we go from here? </li></ul>
  8. 8. ICT Industry Transformation <ul><li>From service provision to value creation for the whole economy </li></ul><ul><li>From job creation to environment building </li></ul><ul><li>From looking at our own industry to the whole of Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Florida's 3T's: Technology, Talent, Tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on the development of the Creative Class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From Environment to People to Economy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From asking to giving </li></ul>
  9. 9. How ICT Wins the Game of Tomorrow? <ul><li>From Web 2.0 to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economy 2.0 – our businesses and economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governance 2.0 – our government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing 2.0 – our people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology and the Internet are breeding Creative Minds </li></ul><ul><li>Building a Ubiquitous Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible ICT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green ICT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology for the benefits of others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bill Gates' Creative Capitalism </li></ul>
  10. 10. Are You Ready?
  11. 11. Thank You! <ul><li>Charles Mok </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Society Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.it360.hk </li></ul><ul><li>http://charlesmok.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.isoc.hk </li></ul>

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