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¡NetCom Saga Development Project Committee is testing a project designed to apply computer networks to Business Process Re-engineering.

¡During fiscal 2002 (April 2002 - March 2003) the testing project is being advanced to stage Three, in which we intend to take the fullest advantage of the synergy created by linking the following five areas:
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       (1) red letters indicate projects in the planning stage
       (2) information is identical to that of other articles

I. Basic Facilities
   œExpansion of Broadband infrastructure
    ¨Cooperation with the implementation of the plan to expand information technology to new areas of Saga Prefecture
    ¨Additional connections to CATV stations

II. Improvements in Prefectural Residents Life
  (Education)
   œCooperation with Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts, and Telecommunications and the Ministry of Education and Science g School Internet Project.h
    ¨additional school connections and increased service
   œCooperation with the Saga Prefectural School Education Information Promotion Committee
    ¨Joint development of distance learning devices
   œUse of IPv6 in Prefectural Industrial High Schools
    ¨Joint Venture with Saga University and three industrial high schools (Saga, Taku, Arita)

  (Social Welfare Programs)
   œResearch and Development of Welfare Services using IPv6
    ¨Joint Venture with Saga University and Day Care Centers

  (Medical Care)
   œCooperation with Saga Prefecture Medical Information Investigative Committee
    ¨Sponsored by the Saga Prefecture Health Department Medical Bureau. Participation of Prefectural Doctors Society, Saga Medical School, and Prefecture Hospitals.
   œProviding machine parts to the Sri Lanka Medical Project
    ¨Joint Venture with Saga Medical School and Saga University Department of InformationScience

  (Others)
  œInternet Telephone Tests
    ¨Joint Venture with Cisco Systems, CableOne, Saga City Vision, and others
   œTesting Practical Applications of Moving Image Portal Site
    ¨Distributing national and regional information via moving images

III. Promotion of Prefectural Industries
   œSupporting Prefecture Industries in their efforts to exploit IT technology
    ¨Fusion of ASP project for small to mid-size businesses with SagaBMP
    ¨Development of software for ASP project
   œSupporting SOHO and IT-type ventures
    ¨Constructing an industry database and coordinating it with SagaBMP
   œSaga-Asia E-marketplace
    ¨Experiments with Saga Business Matching Place
    ¨Consideration of commercialization of Saga Business Matching Place
    ¨Adding functions to support the establishment of ventures and exploitation of IT technology

IV. Links to Asia
   œPromotion of Research into ways to break down the gAsian Digital Divideh
    ¨Implementation of IT education for the Indonesian government (JICA-related five-year project),with the cooperation of the Saga University Science and Technology Joint Development Center
    ¨preparations for the founding of the Asian Research Center (tentative name)
   œSaga-Asia E-marketplace
    ¨Experiments with Saga Business Matching Place
    ¨Consideration of commercialization of Saga Business Matching Place
    ¨Adding functions to support the establishment of ventures and exploitation of IT technology

V. Research and Development of Cutting Edge Technology
   œPromotion of IT Research and Development exploiting the Japan Gigabyte Network
    ¨Continued implementation of Saga University Department of Information Science System
    ¨Virtual Research Center exploiting JGN for synchrotron
   œTelebit experiments
   œResearch using IPv6 network *focusing on local areas usage of IPv6
    ¨Experiments with P to P moving image communication
    ¨Usage of IPv6 in Prefecture Industrial High Schools
    ¨Research and Development of Welfare Services using IPv6
¡For all projects, participants use funding provided by their national governments along with other funding.

¡The NetCom Office is in charge of total operations per order of the NetCom Saga Development Project Committee.
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