The Khon Kaen SCC team presented our final report to the Provincial Governor of Khon Kaen, Somsak Suwansujarit, and his entire team of stakeholders this Wednesday morning. Participants includes representatives of the Governor’s executive staff, Khon Kaen University (including their Vice-President of Research), and local industry associations.
The IBM team included the five members of the SCC team, our interpreter, 5 members of the local IBM Thailand team, and our support team from ABV.
Over a 75 minute period the Smarter Traffic team presented a detailed set of data, findings, and recommendations for Khon Kaen, culminating in a roadmap of actions to cover the near-, mid-, and long-term goals of Khon Kaen.
Geraint and our interpreter presenting Smarter Traffic
The Smarter Analytics team presented a 15 minute summary of their work, having presented their full version to Khon Kaen University previously.
A vigorous and supportive discussion by the attendees following, with almost an hour of comments and suggestions concerning how Khon Kaen could best proceed and implement our recommendations.
The governor and the attendees were impressed with the full extent and clarity of the work that we were able to accomplish in our 3 week assignment, and expressed their appreciation of our efforts and our results.
The governor and the SCC team
They are eager to continue working with the local IBM team, and through them the SCC team, on the actions that we recommended.