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Dr Nawaz Sharif


Title: Implications of Emergent Mobile Intelligence Technologies in Developing Countries

Disclosures: Knowledge; Actionable Knowledge; Intelligence; and Technology Systems

Focus of this Talk is: 

  • Leveraging Mobile Actionable Knowledge in Developing Countries
  • Noting Emergence of Information & Communication Technologies to Mobile Intelligence
  • Mobile Intelligence Drivers-Accessible Storage; Superfast Internet; and Smart Phones

Current Setting: 

  • Globalization is Growing and Knowledge Economy is the Playing Field
  • Knowledge is a Foundational Backbone for Mobile Intelligence (MI) of New Enterprises
  • Now Recognize the Crucial Role of Technology Innovations for Competitive Advantage
  • MI Ensures Economic Return of Knowledge Management for International Competition
  • MI Provides the Raw Material for Public-Private Partnership Based Innovation Hotspots
  • MI Enhances the Process of Learning to Learn for Creativity and Continuous Innovation
  • Examples of MI Benefits Gained from UN&IDA Sponsored Work in Developing Nations:
  • MI Could be a Key Lever for Bridging the Economic Gap in More Interdependent World
  • Facilitating and Utilizing Social Media driven Global Mobile Intelligence is a Must for All
  • But, Core Values Limit Success with the Desired Mobile Intelligence Leveraging Efforts
  • This Discourse should at least help Redouble Emphasis on a Superior STEM Education


Dr Nawaz Sharif is currently a Principal Consultant, Myriad Solutions, Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA; and an Adjunct Professor, Engineering Professionals Program, Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland,
USA. Formerly, Dr Nawaz Sharif was a Chair Professor and a Vice President for Academic Affairs of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand; a Director of the United Nations ESCAP's Asian and Pacific Center for Transfer of Technology (APCTT), Bangalore, India; and a Doctoral Program
Director of the Graduate School of Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Maryland, USA. Dr Nawaz Sharif was engaged in many Science and Technology (S&T) policies for Economic Development related project consultancy work sponsored by the World Bank, ADB, IDB, UNDP, UNESCO and UNIDO.





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