The Institute of Digital Economy Development Strategy, Sai Gon Giai Phong (SGGP) Newspaper, and HCMC University of Economics yesterday co-held a discussion named ‘Digital Transformation in Banking-Finance: Learning from Experience of the Republic of Korea’. Many valuable lessons from RoK and other nations in the world were shared and discussed.
Under proper guidance of the Central Party and cooperation between the Central Government and the local authorities, Vietnam has launched an unprecedented campaign on digital transformation nationwide, achieving great results so far with expectations for more meaningful breakthroughs in the upcoming time.
The Government’s project ‘Developing an Application for Population Database, Digital Identification and Authentication for the National Digital Transformation from 2022-2025, with a Vision to 2030’ (Project 06) has been launched for 6 months in Vietnam, as a confirmation that digital transformation is an inevitable trend of the era to help Vietnamese citizens become more fluent in using digital services.
Despite considerable efforts lately in AI human resources development, Vietnam only owns a few serious high-quality training institutes. It is high time to devise both short-term and long-term solutions to be more active in AI employee sources.
Ho Chi Minh City is building its Support and Consultation Center for Digital Transformation (DXCenter), which is estimated to be in operation in the third quarter this year. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Director of Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) Lam Nguyen Hai Long about the center’s operation and its expected benefits to individuals, businesses sited in the city.
Supercomputers that can perform over hundreds of quadrillions of floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) have appeared more and more in major Vietnamese technological corporations. This is expected to aid those organizations to better develop AI implementations in life.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City this morning held a scientific conference to pinpoint development directions for the city in the period from 2021 to 2030, with a vision to 2045. HCMC wants to transform into a smart, active, and innovative mega city in the region and the world.
Most basic goals in Resolution No.17/NQ-CP about electronic and digital government development until 2020 are fully met, said the Ministry of Information and Communications in its summary report on the two years implementing the Resolution.
Implementing the national digital transformation program until 2025 approved by the Prime Minister in June 2020, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is boosting current related activities in hope of forming digital businesses that possess globally competitive capacity and develop the city economically.
Statistics from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) reveal that the revenues of the IT industry last year were around US$100 billion, accounting for a third of the national GDP. Among them, 12,000 businesses earned $11 billion. In Vietnam, there are now 1 million employees in the IT industry, including 250,000 software programmers.
The Government has asked the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to prioritize mastering the ecosystem for Vietnamese cyber security products in order to best serve demands arisen from the process to establish an e-government, smart city, and essential national databases, as well as carrying out the national digital transformation.
ICTNews (member of Vietnamnet) yesterday cooperated with the Authority of Information Security (under the Ministry of Information and Communications) to host the discussion ‘Boosting Make-in-Vietnam Cloud Computing’.
Vietnam this year is going to announce its strategy on national digitalization in order to form a digital economy and society, as said by the Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung in the international conference on cyber security held yesterday in Hanoi.