Speaking at the launch ceremony, Vice Chairman of Thu Duc City People's Committee Nguyen Ky Phung emphasized that Thu Duc City was established with great expectations of Ho Chi Minh City's leaders. The city was chosen to develop into a creative center, a leading economic sector and center of economy and innovative technologies. The city will gradually be developed into an innovative and highly interactive urban area of Ho Chi Minh City.

At the event (Photo: baotintuc.vn)

Thu Duc city’s IOC of has supported the leaders of Thu Duc City in directing pandemic prevention and control on the basis of data analysis through the GIS application for disease management, spatial analysis, and reports about statistics during the complicated development of the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, after its establishment, Thu Duc city has had a fragmented data situation, sporadic connection and consistency. Thu Duc city authority expected to build a unified data system that can be linked with industries to have interdisciplinary analysis in a multi-dimensional way for the preparation of future trends.

Therefore, Thu Duc city immediately embarked on the implementation of the smart city construction project to meet the requirements of state administrative management in the city as well as improve the effectiveness and efficiency in the activities of governments at all levels, according to the SGGP newspaper.

The IOC has been implemented in management and administration in various fields including socio-economic data analysis system, monitoring system to handle administrative procedures, the system to receive feedback from the people, electronic document management system; the monitoring system, the social network information monitoring system; education and health data; and geospatial data management system “GIS”.

In the new normal phase, the Thu Duc City IOC will continue to add new key fields with a focus on collecting, refining, and perfecting raw data, accumulating and expanding data over time to enrich the data warehouse.

Moreover, Thu Duc will make effective use of available data, AI technology, analyzed big data, predictive models for supporting decisions to satisfy the expectation of building a smart Thu Duc city successfully./.