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Finding the right problem will solve the pain of society


The correct, explicit and especially big enough problem will bring great value. That is the judgment made by Minister Nguyen Manh Hung at the awards night of the contest Search for digital transformation solutions.

>> Full text of Minister Nguyen Manh Hung at the Viet Solutions Awards 2020

Viet Solution 2020 has found the winner

Searching for Vietnamese digital transformation solutions (Viet Solution) is a global competition to search for new, innovative digital transformation problems that have been deployed to solve socio-economic problems.

Solutions to attend Viet Solution focus on 8 priority areas for digital transformation in the National Digital Transformation program, namely health, education, banking and finance, agriculture, transportation, energy, finance, and raw environment and industrial production.

Solution to determine the health of plants by drones – Mismart won first prize in the competition Search for digital transformation solutions in Vietnam (Viet Solution). Photo: Trong Dat

After more than 3 months of launching, Viet Solution has found the winner. Accordingly, overcoming direct competitors, the solution to determine the health of crops by drones – Mismart was honored in the first prize category.

Ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively are Map4D – map platform researched and developed by Vietnamese people and CyRada – Web security solution on cloud platform.

With the first prize, Mismart will receive a cash prize of 200 million VND and be sponsored for participating in the C1 Start-up Cup competition in the US or the Mobile World Conference (MWC) 2021 held at Barcelona (Spain).

According to information from the organizers, Viet Solution 2020 has attracted domestic and foreign technology circles to participate with nearly 350 solutions (an increase of 60% compared to 2019) for digital transformation from 23 countries around the world. (30% increase).

At the competition, the Ministry of Information and Communications plays a role in connecting ministries, solving problems, creating markets and nurseries. Vietnam’s large technology corporations act as consultants and are committed to resonating and supporting potential digital transformation products. All are for a great goal, joining forces for the aspiration “For a mighty Vietnam”.

State and enterprises join hands to find solutions for digital transformation

The Vietnam Digital Solution Search Competition (Viet Solution) is an effective incubator model for technology companies by promoting the resonance role of three parties: state management agencies, large corporations and organizations and individuals that have technology solutions.

Finding the right problem will solve the pain of society
According to Minister Nguyen Manh Hung, finding the right, explicit and big enough problem will help solve the pain of society. Photo: Trong Dat

The main difference of this nursery model is the participation of ministries and agencies in policy, standards and institutional setting. In addition, there is the cooperation of large corporations with the role of product development, bringing products to market on a larger scale.

Commenting on Viet Solution, Minister of Information & Communications (TT&TT) Nguyen Manh Hung said that this year’s contest had contest products from countries with strong IT and digital technologies such as the US, France and South Korea , India. This shows that Viet Solution has really become a global competition.

Viet Solution is the technology solution to Vietnamese problems

According to Minister Nguyen Manh Hung, Viet Solution is a technological solution to Vietnam’s problems to develop Vietnam and turn Vietnam into a powerful country.

Finding the right problem will solve the pain of society
Minister Nguyen Manh Hung took pictures with the candidates participating in Viet Solution 2020. Photo: Trong Dat

Viet Solution this year has only mentioned the field, not yet the problem. Meanwhile, the more specific and explicit the requirements, the more effective solutions there will be.

Therefore, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung suggested the Organizing Committee to set out correct, explicit and especially big enough, challenging enough problems, which is a great pain of society. They must be problems that, if solved, will bring great value.

“Covid-19, storms and floods in the central region, traffic congestion in big cities, floods in HCMC and more. Those are the big pains that need our technological solution. I hope you will solve the great pain of your country. ”, Said Minister Nguyen Manh Hung

The head of the ICT industry also calls on organizations and individuals to continue to bring technology together in every corner of life, solving problems and thereby contributing to a better society.

>> Readers can follow the full text of Minister Nguyen Manh Hung’s speech at the Viet Solutions 2020 Competition Awards here.

Trong Dat

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