Since 2010, Da Nang has identified information and communication technology as one of the three strategic breakthroughs in socio-economic development. The central city of Da Nang topped the Digital Transformation Index (DTI) rankings in 2020 for localities nationwide in all three key pillars of digital government, digital economy and digital society, according to the DTI 2020 Report released several days ago by the Ministry of Information and Communications. The DTI rankings were made based on four major sources - data from reports of ministries, ministry-level agencies, Government-run agencies and centrally-run cities and provinces in 2020; data collected from people, entrepreneurs, State officials and public servants; experts’ assessments on digital transformation and information technology; and evaluation collected through the Internet under the supervision of the Ministry of Information and Communications. The rankings aim to provide a panoramic picture on the … [Read more...] about Why has Da Nang taken the lead in digital transformation?
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The digital transformation roadmap was announced on December 1 in Vinh Phuc province Xuan Hoa JSC (furniture manufacturer) and TOMECO Mechanic Electrical JSC (industrial fan manufacturer) are two of the first enterprises participating in the programme. According to the plan, the programme will select 100 enterprises in 10 manufacturing industries to serve as a model for 100,000 other enterprises. The selected firms must fulfil the highest standards to be the exemplar for businesses in the operating industry in the implementation of digital transformation. Unlike previous digital transformation programmes, the MPI has decided to develop this programme in a sustainable way. A team of experts and programme coordinators from the MPI will coordinate with supervision and support from USAID to design a digital transformation manual for businesses based on their operating characteristics. Already one year into its implementation, the programme has built trust among enterprises with … [Read more...] about Digital transformation roadmap outlined for enterprises
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chaired the first meeting of the committee via a videoconference on November 30, 2021. Concluding the first meeting of the National Committee on Digital Transformation, PM Chinh asked for agreement with the view that digital transformation is a requirement for the development of Vietnam and that the country must not stay outside the process. At the meeting, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the standing body of the committee announced the Prime Minister’s Decision No 1619 dated September 24, 2021 on consolidating and renaming the National Committee on E-Government as the National Committee on Digital Transformation. The committee has 16 members and Chinh is chair of the committee PM Chinh said the first meeting has significant importance. “We have begun a new period, implementing the Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress which has outlined three extremely important tasks – carrying out national digital … [Read more...] about Vietnam must stay on the digital transformation path: Prime Minister
The workshop to announce the Digital Transformation Index (DTI) 2020. — Photo hanoimoi.com.vn Da Nang leads the rankings in the Digital Transformation Index (DTI) Report 2020 in all three pillars of digital government, digital economy and digital society. The Ministry of Finance is the leading agency in the rankings at the ministerial level in providing online public services. This is information from the workshop on the Digital Transformation Index (DTI) of ministries, ministerial-level agencies, government agencies and provinces and centrally-run cities last year held in Ha Noi on Wednesday. Last year is the first year that the Ministry of Information and Communications evaluates the Digital Transformation Index (DTI) of ministries, ministerial-level agencies, agencies of provinces and municipalities. The DTI 2020 report is compiled from four data sources collected including digital transformation report data of ministries, ministerial-level agencies, Government agencies … [Read more...] about Da Nang leads rankings in Digital Transformation Index
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh gives a speech at a videoconference discussing Viet Nam's digital transformation process. — VNA/VNS Photo Digital transformation has been and will be playing a crucial role in economic recovery, virus containment, global integration and Viet Nam's standing in the international community, said Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh during a videoconference discussing the country's digital transformation process. Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said the Government is to lead the way with investment in research and development and new policies to create a market for digital business activities. "In a fast-changing and hard-to-predict world, our best move is to invest in small gains that are part of a long-term vision for the future," said the minister. The country has set a target to become one of the top 30 countries in the world in digital access with the vast majority of its population to gain access to mobile devices and the … [Read more...] about PM chairs meeting on national digital transformation
Nguyen Van Khoa, Chairman of VINASA, speaks at the event. — Photo diendandoanhnghiep.vn An online event of the Viet Nam Digital Transformation Summit - Viet Nam DX Summit 2021 officially opened on Wednesday. The event is organised by the Viet Nam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) in collaboration with the Viet Nam National Institute of Software and Digital Content Industry (NISCI). The summit gathered more than 80 speakers who are leaders, industry experts and more than 8,000 delegates sharing and discussing at 11 thematic sessions focusing on the hottest issues in digital transformation of key industries such as finance and banking, healthcare, agriculture, transportation-logistics, real estate, industrial production and information security. Nguyen Van Khoa, chairman of VINASA, said that the event was held with the expectation of creating an annual forum for exchanging knowledge and practical experience, connecting supply and demand in digital transformation, … [Read more...] about Accelerating digital transformation towards a digital Viet Nam