Community Informatics

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Community Informatics by Mind Map: Community Informatics

1. Community Informatics

2. Where

2.1. Everywhere All Around the world

2.1.1. Rural area Example : Long Busang Village(Sarawak), Padawan Village (Sarawak), Bilit Village (Sabah), etc Sparsely populated area outside of the limits of a city or town or a designated commercial, industrial, or residential center.

2.1.2. City Example : Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Johor Bahru, etc A developed urban area that creates sustainable economic development and high quality of life by excelling in multiple key areas; economy, mobility, environment, people, living, and government.

2.1.3. Government Example : Hospital, School, Government Office, etc

2.1.4. Private Example : Bank Institution, University, Private Company, etc

3. Why

3.1. Issues

3.1.1. Health e-Health tools

3.1.2. Business / Economic Promoting business online Example : Facebook, Blogspot, Website, etc

3.1.3. Communication New trend of Communication Application Example : Wechat, Whatsapp, Telegram, etc

3.1.4. Education Rural Area Limited Knowledge about IT Lack of Facilities Low Network Coverage Lack of knowledge applying for further study via online Upu

3.1.5. Service Development Counseling 1Malaysia Internet Centres Program (Pi1M)

3.2. Goals

3.2.1. Easy to communicate

3.2.2. Saving Time

3.2.3. Work Effectively

3.2.4. To get information / knowledge

3.2.5. objectives of enabling and empowering communities

4. When

4.1. Anytime 24/7

5. What

5.1. Meaning

5.1.1. Community Self-organized network of people with common agenda, cause, or interest, who collaborate by sharing ideas, information, and other resources.

5.1.2. Informatics the study of the structure, behaviour, and interactions of natural and engineered computational systems. Informatics studies the representation, processing, and communication of information in natural and engineered systems

5.1.3. Community Informatics An emerging field of investigation and practice concerned with information and communication technology (ICT) in relation to communities and their social, cultural, service development, economic and other dimensions Represents a confluence between theory, practice and policy

5.1.4. What is Community Informatics? It is "the application of information and communications technology (ICT) to enable and empower community processes." (Gurstein, 2007) It is the "emerging eld that involves the process of using ICTs for community practice in order to improve the socio-economic well-being of the community." (Songan et al., 2007)

5.2. Benefits

5.2.1. Local Direct Acces to information about social, health and other services Access to local market information for small producers Indirect High possibility to get job in ICT sectors Better leveraging of human resources in response to community problems

5.2.2. National Access to information about legal or policy information

5.2.3. Global Access to services provided by international NGOs

6. Who

6.1. Everyone

6.1.1. Student Example : primary and secondary school students, University student, college students

6.1.2. Employee Example: Teacher, Nurse, Businessperson and etc

6.1.3. Non-employee Example: Retires, unemployed, fresh graduate and etc

7. How

7.1. Solution

7.1.1. Technology Platform Android Example : Whatsapp, Wechat, Waze, etc Website Example : Blogspot, Youtube, Forum, etc

7.1.2. Professional Expert Services Talk Training Workshop / Courses

7.1.3. The community and organizational Development Necessary conditions funding regulatory environment policy frameworks

7.1.4. infrastructure devices connectivity of enabling and empowering

8. Objective

8.1. To use ICT to enable the achievement of community objectives

8.2. To able to make ICT access usable and useful by range of communities

8.3. To support local economic development, social justice, and political empowerment using the internet.