With an total rating of 51.82 out of 100, Vietnam ranked sixth within the Affiliation of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN). That is the primary 12 months its rating has surpassed the worldwide common of 47.42.
Ly Hoang Tung, deputy head of the Excessive Know-how Division below the Ministry of Science and Know-how, stated the analysis and building of the index are primarily based on many elements akin to human sources coaching, expertise, software, and particularly the emergence of a nationwide technique on AI.
The report highlighted the significance of nationwide AI methods, stating that Indonesia and Vietnam have each launched their very own technique and scored the utmost level within the 2021 imaginative and prescient.
Indonesia’s AI technique focuses on well being companies, paperwork reform, schooling and analysis, meals safety, mobility and good metropolis whereas Vietnam units out ambitions to develop into one of many main nations within the area in AI analysis, improvement and software.
Thirty % of the nations within the rankings have a nationwide AI technique, and 9 % affirm that they’re working in direction of one.
In accordance with Chu Van Thang, Australia-Vietnam Innovation Partnership (Aus4Innovation) programme marketing consultant, the rise of funding in new applied sciences akin to AI of some nations together with Vietnam is the best choice.
The rating helps governments enhance the supply of public companies, he stated.
The indicator is getting used as a instrument to check the present state of presidency AI readiness in nations and areas throughout the globe.
The US topped the rankings with 88.16 factors owing to the scale and maturity of its expertise sector. Singapore ranked second with 82.46 because of its institutional power and authorities digital capability. The opposite nations within the prime 5 are the UK, Finland and the Netherlands.