Locally-developed online meeting platform debuts
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|Vu Ngoc Son, vice chairman of Bkav and in charge of anti-malware of BKAV Group, introduces the eMeeting platform. Photo: VOV|
eMeeting represents an ambitious product which serves to take online meetings out from the shadow of platforms created by global tech powers such as Zoom and Microsoft Team, said Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung.
He added that the debut of eMeeting indicates that local firms are able to tackle challenges in meeting the “Make-in-Vietnam” dream, the VOV reported.
The guidelines of the Vietnamese digital transition this year is to actively seek and tackle problems and challenges faced by society, which is also the focus of the “Vietnam Digital Challenge” Forum, the Deputy Minister said.
Vu Ngoc Son, vice chairman of Bkav and in charge of anti-malware of BKAV Group, said eMeeting is equipped with a nine-layer security system which serves to ensure the utmost in security for users during the course of online meetings.
According to the Information Centre at the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), moving forward the platform will be used for its own online meetings.
Digital transformation a core factor in growth
|Digital transformation is regarded as a core factor in Vietnam’s comprehensive growth. Photo: internet|
Digital transformation is regarded as a core factor in Vietnam’s comprehensive growth, given the country is now embarking on the 2021-2030 socio-economic development strategy, the VNA said.
Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung pointed out four main matters regarding digital transformation: digital infrastructure, digital platforms, national cyber space, and “Make in Vietnam” production technologies.
Digital transformation will contribute to building a digital society and restructuring the national economy in tandem with growth model renovation, he added.
Vu Dang Vinh, General Director of Vietnam Report, said digital transformation will help enterprises save operational costs, raise their operational efficiency, improve their competitiveness, seek and attract customers, expand distribution channels, and automate production processes.
Digital transformation is not only about technological application but also operational reform, with new technologies, new ways, and new organisational models to gain breakthroughs and spark creativity.
Vinh suggested businesses select suitable technologies for long-term, widespread application.
Enterprises are likely to record losses if they fail to adopt changes, he added, so should consider digital transformation a key strategy and joint task./.
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