Smart People

Smart People

Enhancing Hong Kong's capability in data science; providing convenient access to public services through a city “One-Stop Shop”; using different Internet based tools and the social media to gauge the views of the public; fostering entrepreneurial and innovative spirit through education, etc.

Smart People

1. Cultivate Data Science Expertise

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Enhancing Hong Kong’s capability in data science
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Promote curricula that include the necessary data science skills
  • Encourage corporations and start-ups to provide boot camps, on-line courses, internships or programmes that foster data science expertise
  • Promote technology curricula to include designing and managing applications and solutions in IoT, machine-to-machine, sensor networks, data warehouse and management, and software development such as geographic information system
Medium Term Initiatives (2021-2025)
  • Assess the possibility in developing curricula focusing on data science, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, visualisation and business intelligence
  • Assess the possibility to promote and cultivate job and internship opportunities for university graduates and data science talents
  • Provide incentives to promote the study of ICT related fields
Long Term Initiatives (2026-2030+)
  • Continue to evaluate curricula on their effectiveness in developing talent for smart city development
  • Continue to strengthen partnerships with private sector and public institutions to promote and cultivate job and internship opportunities in ICT fields

2. One-Stop Shop

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Providing convenient access to public services through a city One-Stop Shop (OSS)
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Identify more e-services to expand www.gov.hk as the OSS
  • Organise the services of the OSS by themes or life events
  • Assess the feasibility of integrating 1823 with www.gov.hk
  • Use of digital persona for government e-services
  • Explore the feasibility of including private sector services in the OSS
  • Develop an engagement model enabling private sector to provide services via OSS
  • Consider piloting walk-in centres
Medium Term Initiatives (2021-2025)
  • Use of digital persona for e-services involving public and private service providers
  • Pilot use of automated analytics tools to respond to citizen queries
  • Evaluate the pilot for walk-in centres and consider extending the service scope
Long Term Initiatives (2026-2030+)
  • Review the delivery model of e-services to the community
  • Evaluate service provider engagement model and identify improvement areas
  • Adopt automated analytics tools and AI chatbots to respond to citizen queries

3. Use of On-line Applications and Social Media for Stakeholder Engagement

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Using different Internet-based tools and social media to gauge the views of the public
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Promote a stakeholder engagement platform for citizen advocacy and integrate the stakeholder engagement platform with popular social media
Long Term Initiatives (2026-2030+)
  • Continue to assess and adopt best practices for stakeholder engagement platform

4. Technology Education

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Fostering entrepreneurial and innovative spirit through education
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Evaluate school curricula and policy in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and data science against global leading practices
  • Evaluate continuous learning programmes and eLearning for individuals in STEM
  • Evaluate training and workshops for civil servants for creative thinking and design and implement relevant training programmes for civil servants
  • Establish an on-line platform to support sharing of innovative, creative and user generated content to showcase Hong Kong’s people’s creativity and talent
  • Implement policies to support STEM and creative innovation in school curricula
Medium Term Initiatives (2021-2025)
  • Implement continuous learning programmes in STEM and innovation
  • Continue to conduct training programmes for civil servants

5. Education and Skill Retooling

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Increasing confidence of the community in embracing new smart city practices
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Design and run awareness programmes for public/private sector and citizens on latest challenges, opportunities and trends brought about from innovation
  • Facilitate partnership between private sector and innovation centres to adopt innovation in business operations and product/service offerings

Overall Comments for Smart People


  1. Do you agree that those projects and initiatives of Smart People proposed in the consultancy study report can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?
  2. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the Smart People?

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