With a combination of a small number of people + software + servers and robots.
We are promoting a new era of company management.
I hope to share some of the process in this section.
It has been several decades since I left the small town facing the Seto Inland Sea, and every time I return to my parents' house, the vacant houses stand out.
It is inevitable that the number of people will decrease as people move out of the prefecture for college and into the cities for employment.
We have been told about this since the time we lived there, but we still don't seem to have a solution for it.
When discussing how to revitalize a town, we talk about resources that can be used for tourism, workplaces that can provide jobs, and housing that can be provided at a reasonable price.
The fact that the population of the Tokyo metropolitan area has continued to grow over the last few decades, while the rural areas have continued to decline, shows that this is not enough.
It is not necessarily important to increase the population, but at the end of the day, it all comes down to "people.
Especially with the abundance of goods and the large number of people who have become accustomed to sightseeing, there is an increased dependence on "new ideas that have never been seen anywhere else.
One of the things that represent such efforts is the concept of "relational population.
When you get right down to it, it's a framework for a team that includes people from outside the region to continuously provide new value.
The sociology of relational population
Sociology of Relational Population
The term "concerned population" refers to people who are involved in various ways with a particular region, neither as "resident population" (immigration) nor as "exchange population" (tourism).
Something similar to this scheme is often seen in the entrepreneurial and start-up world.
Industry-university cooperation, open innovation, incubation offices, etc.
From that perspective, the question of how to consciously maintain a looseness at the boundary between inside and outside may be a major theme of the present.