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
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.
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