Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group, composed of 15 people at core and 42 in total published a book on development with ICT in Istanbul.
Istanbul Information Society Watc
hdog Group worked on the 376 current ICT and innovation indicators in the World, chose 163 of them including 25 proposed indicators by the group.
Accordingly, a study on the requirements of Istanbul as a metropolitan and ICT industry as 97% of them being in Istanbul performed and 198 requirements extracted.
Then, the group proposed 5 main solutions for Istanbul and for the development of ICT industry and associated them with the requirements.
Afterwards, 54 policy recommendations were proposed by the group again associated to the 5 main solutions and the requirements.
The 5 main soluitons were categorised as follows:
– User Driven Cooperation
– Converting Academic Knowledge into Product by Industry Cooperation
– Investment in disrputive innovation by ncremental innovation
– Measuring the Efficiency of R&D
– Intelligent Transport Solutions for Istanbul
The Group believes that any person developing a solution for the traffic in Istanbul, can adopt it anywhere in the world. By this approach there is a huge opportunity fort he ICT industry in Istanbul where 99% of them are SMEs.
You can access to the Book in Turkish language from the link below: