On October 20th, the Sixth World Internet Conference hosted by the People ’s Daily was held in Wuzhen, Zhejiang. This forum focused on “smart society and sustainable development” and invited more than 200 countries and international organizations The guests came together to share and discuss topics such as "smart society: vision and path", "building a government role in a smart society", "smart society helps sustainable development", and jointly explore useful consensus to promote the construction of a smart society. Shan Zhiguang, director of the Ministry of Information and Industrial Development of the State Information Center and director of the Smart City Development Research Center, was invited to host a roundtable speech on the second topic of the forum, "Building a Government Role in a Smart Society."
Shan Zhiguang spoke with Ali Saleh, Minister of State of the Ministry of Communications, Science and Technology of the Maldives, Ren Rongfa, Deputy Director of the State Administration of Taxation, and Wilfredo Gonzales Vidal, First Deputy Minister of Communications of Cuba. Zhou Jiangyong, Secretary of the Hangzhou Municipal Party Committee, and J. Brockland-Westin, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications of Suriname, and other guests conducted in-depth discussions.
Shan Zhiguang pointed out that in today's world, the development of the digital economy is still in the ascendant, and the future can be expected. Cities are important carriers for the development of the digital economy, and "smart cities" are entering the vision and lives of more people. Smart cities are new ideas and models that use the new generation of information technologies such as the Internet of Things, cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and spatial geographic information integration to promote the wisdom of urban planning, construction, management, and services, and promote solutions. Problems in the process of urban development to achieve sustainable urban development and high-quality development. A smart society is an extension and sublimation of the concept of a smart city. It is to realize the sharing of smart results for all people. It is a new concept following the agricultural society, the industrial society, and the information society. It is a more advanced social form. Make full use of the opportunities for the further development of digitalization, networking, and intelligence brought about by the new round of information technology revolution, and strive to promote the construction of a smart society. For the promotion of economic and social development, the modernization of the national governance system and governance capabilities, and continuously satisfying the people's growing The new expectations for a better life and the construction of a community of human destiny in cyberspace all have important roles and practical significance. Based on the speeches made by the guests, Shan Zhiguang summarized the topic of “The role of government in building a smart society”. He believed that the government should play five key roles in the process of building a smart society. Roles: first, "people-oriented" practitioners. In advancing the construction of a smart society, the government must always adhere to the development concept of putting people first and the needs of the people as the center, so that the people, benefit the people, benefit the people, and benefit the people, and promote the digitalization, networking, and intelligence of social development. Second, the leader of open innovation. In the process of building a smart society, the government must be open-minded and open to innovation, especially in the current era of the Internet, big data, and digital economy. The government must be smart and keen to grasp technological innovation, application innovation, and industrial innovation. , Model innovation opportunities, and promote government business innovation, management innovation and service innovation. Third, data-driven enablers. The core of a smart society is a data-driven and optimized society. The government must use data as a key element to promote data-driven and optimized social development. It must work hard to promote data sharing, integration, and openness, promote business collaboration, and build a more open and more Shared, more agile government modality. Fourth, the leader of smart governance. A first-class society must have a first-class governance level, and the government must continuously improve the level of social governance through the use of new-generation information technology to achieve a more precise and refined new governance model, and continuously improve the modernization and wisdom of the overall governance system and governance capabilities of society Into. Fifth, the guardian of fairness and harmony. In the process of building a smart society, the government must pay more attention to social fairness and harmony, and use networked, digital, platform, and ubiquitous technologies and application methods to promote the resolution of the long-standing digital divide and development divide in social development. Let everyone be able to universalize and equalize and enjoy the benefits and well-being brought by a smart society. A smart society must truly realize the light of wisdom and benefit the masses, so that "one cannot be less."