Agenda What is ICT? Applications and relevance of ICT Merits and De-merits of ICT Steps to Compliance
What is ICT? Information & Communications Technology (ICT) is part of so many aspects of our daily lives and the key for much innovation, including significant health innovations like MRIs and environmental solutions like hybrid cars – The University of Queensland Australia So ICT is concerned with the storage, retrieval, manipulation, transmission or receipt of digital data. Importantly, it is also concerned with the way these different uses can work with each other
Areas of ICT Hardware: This mainly involves physical equipment such as laptops, mobile phones, telecoms mast, servers and other physical devices Software: this is an interaction point between users and the hardware or/and between hardwares
Applications and relevance of ICT Manufacturing Logistics and supply Chain Telecommunications: One to one, One to Many; Video, Data and security Government: Immigration, national security, planning Finance Oil and Gas Religious, society and NGOs Medical
Steps to Compliance Learn: Understanding what is required for your needs Adapt: Pick the necessary tools or component that fits your needs Evaluate: Assess if it satisfy your needs after implementation Improve: identify the gaps and correct
Conclusion The application of ICT is broad and varies based on individual needs What is you give to it determines what you get It is up to you?