Technology

Vietnam is open to the world but will not depend on technology


In the past few years, the world is witnessing many unpredictable changes that do not follow the traditional rules.

Those are the challenges that come from the unusual appearance of the disease, or the battles that appear right in the heart of Europe, which seems to have become a peaceful country.

In terms of technology, it’s the rise of the tech giants (Big Tech). Some Big Tech such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple (collectively called GAFA) are showing outstanding influence, across borders.

These companies hold a large number of customers and user data and gradually become indispensable services in everyone’s life.

Big Techs like Google, Amazon, Facebook are increasingly showing influence beyond normal economic activities.

However, the emergence and market takeover of Big Tech also brings certain concerns, when it is very easy to lead to the situation of a country’s digital economy being completely dependent on foreign digital platforms. outside.

For example, the story of Russia, many Big Tech decided to withdraw from the country as a punishment and economic embargo after the armed conflict with Ukraine.

Normally, this will leave a huge technology gap that a country without domestic digital platforms will not be able to fill. This fact makes the governments of many countries start to take a more cautious view, in order to avoid dependence on cross-border platforms.

Mr. Hoang Viet Tien – Strategy consultant of Insider Group.

Talking to VietNamNet about the story of how to avoid dependence on technology, Mr. Hoang Viet Tien – Strategy Consultant Director of Insider Group said that, with today’s huge number of customers, Vietnam will definitely considered as a potential destination of Facebook as well as other Big Tech.

When GAFA expands its financial activities in the territory of Vietnam, this will pose problems in terms of management policy.

It is necessary to study the management trends of countries around the world towards the activities of Big Tech such as GAFA, in order to suggest some content for building management policies for these target groups.

Vietnam needs to study the management trends of countries around the world towards the activities of Big Tech.

Vietnam is currently evaluated as one of the countries with the highest Internet usage and development speed in the world.

After 20 years of Internet appearance in Vietnam (since 1997), we have more than 60 million Internet users, of which Facebook alone has nearly 50 million users.

At the same time, the State of Vietnam also creates conditions to form some of its own social networks or links between Vietnam and other countries. For example, the previous Zalo, Lotus, Gapo or Zingme network …

According to Mr. Hoang Viet Tien: “It shows that social networks are very popular in Vietnam. Freedom of the press, freedom to present opinions and use of social networks in Vietnam are in line with the development of the world, the region as well as the development of the country.”

This expert said that the measures being taken by the government recently, both meet the requirements of opening up to the world, but also avoid dependence on foreign digital platforms.

Many digital platforms have been launched by Vietnamese businesses over the past time. This is very necessary to increase competitiveness and avoid dependence on foreign platforms.

Recently, the Ministry of Information and Communications has actively implemented the Make in Vietnam program. This is a term to convey the strategy, summons and shift in development direction of Vietnamese digital technology enterprises.

With “Make in Vietnam”, the Ministry of Information and Communications wants to have a strong shift from assembly and processing to creativity and design proactively, from which to launch Vietnamese digital technology products.

In the process of implementing national strategies to develop digital government, digital economy and digital society, the Ministry of Information and Communications also emphasized the need to popularize digital platforms: e-commerce, online teaching, support for health counseling. health care, online public services… to serve the people’s essential needs and production and business activities.

According to the director of strategic consulting at Insider Group, the programs implemented by the Ministry of Information and Communications are showing positive signs.

Sharing with VietNamNet, Mr. Tien hopes that the overall picture of Vietnam’s digital economic development in the coming time will gradually improve in the eyes of every Vietnamese person and the international community.

Trong Dat

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