VN seeks 50,000 ICT enterprises to speed up digital transformation
15:26 | 08/08/2019

VGP – Digital transformation is a revolution on policies and institutions rather than a resolution on technology. It is necessary for Viet Nam to develop 50,000 additional ICT enterprises nationwide to speed up digital transformation in Viet Nam, said Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung. 

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung at the ICT Viet Nam Summit 2019, Ha Noi, August 8, 2019

Minister Hung made the point at the Viet Nam ICT Summit 2019 themed “Digital transformation for a prosperous Viet Nam on August 8 in Ha Noi. 

Minister Hung said that digital technology has entered the world at extremely high rates especially some breaking technologies of the fourth industrial revolution have made fundamentally socio-economic changes. Digital transformation has changed production methods and infrastructure. It will replace cognitive thinking on future vision and socio-economic relations. 

He stressed that it will be a great revolution as for the first time in the history, all socio-economic activities will be transformed into a virtual world. Digital economy and digital society will operate besides the practical economy and real society. 

The Minister stressed the necessity to conduct appropriate policies for Viet Nam to utilize the opportunity and become a developed country. 

Digital transformation is a revolution on policies and institutions rather than a resolution on technology.

Digital transformation not only offers big opportunities for Viet Nam but also creates a comprehensive for every enterprise, every organization, and every person in all areas. 

He stress that digital transformation does not requires much infrastructure but thinking changes and provides opportunities for developing countries like Viet Nam. 

Minister Hung said that it is vital for Viet Nam to develop 50,000 additional ICT enterprises nationwide to accelerate digital transformation process in which big ones like VNPT, Vingroup, FPT, and Viettel play as nucleus./.

By Kim Anh 

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