JDR Vol.5 No.6 pp. 627-635
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2010.p0627


Next Generation ICT Services Underlying the Resilient Society

Yuji Maeda*1, Mitsuhiro Higashida*1, Katsumi Iwatsuki*1,
Takao Handa*2, Yoichi Kihara*3, and Haruo Hayashi*4

*1NTT Service Integration Laboratories, 3-9-11 Midori-cho, Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-8585, Japan

*2NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, 3-1, Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa 243-0198, Japan

*3R&D Headquarters, NTT Data Corporation, Toyosu Center Bidg. Annex, 3-9, Toyosu 3-chome, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8671, Japan

*4Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji-shi, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan

August 16, 2010
October 26, 2010
December 1, 2010
ICT, resilient society, SaaS over NGN, cloud computing

This paper focuses on next-generation information and communication technology (ICT) supporting the use of information for implementing a resilient society, i.e., resistant to and resilient in disasters and crises. We probe present and prospective aspects for ICT systems and how ICT use will change national and local governments and civil lives resiliently, based on Japan’s IT strategy. We also present a vision of a future bringing about this resilient society.

Cite this article as:
Yuji Maeda, Mitsuhiro Higashida, Katsumi Iwatsuki,
Takao Handa, Yoichi Kihara, and Haruo Hayashi, “Next Generation ICT Services Underlying the Resilient Society,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.5, No.6, pp. 627-635, 2010.
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