How can ICT help achieve South Africa’s National Priorities?

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How can ICT help achieve South
Africa’s National Priorities?
Aggrey Rantloane
Cisco Systems
MTSF Government Priorities
Skills
Development
& Job
Creation
Rural
Development
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Food Security
Land Reform
Access to Services
Poverty Eradication
e-Education Strategy
“Schooling 2025”
Pro-Poor Packages
Curriculum delivery thru ICT
Safety & Security
• Fight Crime &
Corruption
• Revamp Criminal
Justice Systems
• Efficiency of courts
• Cyber Crimes
Education
Health
• e-Health strategies
• Access to affordable
healthcare
• Hospital Revitalisation
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Connected Education
Aligning Education & Technology
IP/BEST PRACTICES:
PEOPLE:
Policy, Learning/Teaching,
Management and Community
Objectives
• Education
Transformation
Specialists
• Former Professors,
Teachers, School
Principals…
• 21C Schools
• GLOW/SSDN
• Jordan & Egypt
Education Initiatives
• NetAcad Program
• Experienced
consulting leaders
• Cisco Entrepreneur
Institute
• Enterprise Architects
• [email protected]
• Project Managers
• Collaborative
Research (HiEd/NREN)
Advisory Services
• for Education Ministries
• for Schools/Universities
• for NRENs
PARTNERSHIPS:
• Content
Creation/Sourcing
PROCESSES:
• Educational Processes
• Education Apps./SW
• Business Processes
• UNESCO – Teacher
CPD
• Program Management
• Partnership for 21C
Skills
• ICT Architecture
• Change Management
• Harvard, Stanford…
Technology Objectives
• Digital Opportunity
Trust
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• ICT Management
• Service Creation
Education Delivery Platforms
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Connected Safety & Security
Six Architecture Building Blocks
Open Platform for Safety and Security
Preparation and
Prevention
Recovery
Open Platform for
Safety and Security
Decision
Assessment
Detection
Response
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Scenario - Gun Detector Solution
Shots Fired
ShotSpotter sensors detect acoustic
signatures of a gunshot.
The video surveillance system identifies
cameras in the area and slews them to the
location of the shot to gather video
Dispatcher notifies police and provides audio,
video, and other relevant data
 Provides automatic
detection and location
of shots fired
Benefits
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Geographic and sensor data correlated and
an event is raised
Alert data including audio clips and video feeds
are available to command & control center and
dispatcher.
Officers arrive on scene with unprecedented
situational awareness.
 Automatically enriches
situational awareness
with video
 At each stage, all logs,
communications, video,
and sensor data securely
stored for forensics
purposes
Connected HealthCare
The Virtual Clinic Concept
Fixed Health Pod
Accessible by:
Primary Doctor
Specialist
Nurse
Mobile Health Pod
Internet
Patient
Clinic
Services
• Routine medical
care
• Access to EMR/ PHR
At Home Devices
• ePrescribe
medication
• Enhanced Wellness
Management
Bluetooth
Enabled
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• Disease
Management
Virtual Clinic through HealthPresence
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Virtualising Healthcare Delivery
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Summary
Bottom of the list currently….
Below “critical mass” for
broadband economy to “take
off”
Source: Point Topic 2008, Cisco IBSG Analysis 2008
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Africa 2.0: The Golden Rings Opportunity
• Major Submarine Cables Landing in African
Cities
• Bandwidth costs have dropped 30%
• More capacity than Europe in 2 Years.
• Costs will drop another ~90%
• Market will drive advanced services.
• Greenfield “Gold Mine”
• True “Continent Transformation” Possibilities
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Broadband Quality:
Enabling richer solutions
Source: ITIF, April 2008; Cisco / ICT Barometer, July
2008, IBSG analysis 2009, WEF report
http://www.weforum.org/pdf/gcr/africa/1.5.pdf
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South Africa 2025: the broadband fuelled
vision
• Primary Healthcare to all – through TeleMedicine services supported by SPs, SITA
• National Healthcare database accessible
anywhere, anytime, securely
• Keep young doctors in the country by increasing
the standard of working conditions in all Hospitals
and clinics
• Students in Schools across South Africa being
equipped with 21st Century skills. Taught in a
collaborative manner. Increasing pass rates.
• Students in increased FET colleges leveraging
both virtual and residential learning enabling a
greater workforce of technical professionals.
• Students in universities increasing the research
output and greater completion of degrees and
diplomas leveraging the internet and related
services
Health
Education
• Support new farmers and young up and coming
farmers with Smart Phone applications delivering
real time education and market pricing updates
• Incentivize businesses to move to rural areas
with broadband enabled Industrial Zones.creating jobs – iLembe Agrizones.
• Digitise villages providing eHealth and
eEducation services so that regardless of social
status, basic services are rendered
Rural
Development
• Every citizen feels more safer due to constant and
ubiquitous CCTV coverage which coupled with
automated response has decreased crime.
• Every policeman and woman across the nation
are better prepared through a connected and
intelligent network enabling them to make better
decision quicker and save lives.
• Justice is enacted quicker through mobile and
video arraignment facilities ensuring criminals
are put behind bars quicker without wasting
resources.
Safety and
Security
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Thank You

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