People’s Daily: Promoting the high-quality development of small and medium-sized enterprises through digital transformation
General Secretary Xi Jinping pointed out profoundly that “the development of the digital economy is of great significance, and it is a strategic choice to seize the new opportunities of the new round of technological revolution and industrial transformation.” “We must seize the opportunity and seize the commanding heights of future development.” To promote the deep integration of the digital economy and the real economy, it is necessary to accelerate the promotion of digital industrialization and industrial digitization, and empower the transformation and upgrading of traditional industries. The large number of small and medium-sized enterprises in my country is the focus and difficulty of digital transformation. Conform to the general trend of economic and social digital transformation, implement specific measures such as enhancing the transformation ability of enterprises, improving the supply level of transformation, and increasing transformation policy support proposed in the “Guide”, and promote the scientific and efficient digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises, which will stimulate the vitality of market players , Shaping new competitive advantages and achieving high-quality development are crucial.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are the “capillaries” of China’s economy. They have aura and vitality, are good at facing difficulties, and strive for self-improvement. They are the “light cavalry” in the digital transformation of industries. To organically combine the implementation of the strategy of expanding domestic demand with the deepening of supply-side structural reforms, an important task is to use market-oriented and rule-of-law means to focus on enhancing the vitality of micro-entities, including small and medium-sized enterprises. To this end, it is necessary to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship, give full play to the initiative of small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurs, create a good policy and institutional environment, and help small and medium-sized enterprises dare to try, dare to venture, and dare to innovate in the tide of digital transformation. The “Guidelines” clarifies the working ideas of “from easy to difficult, from point to surface, long-term iteration, and multi-party collaboration”, from five aspects: digital assessment, promotion of management digitalization, business digitalization, integration into digital ecology, and optimization of digital practice. A transformation path is proposed. Only by fully stimulating the potential of digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises can they play a more important role in improving the stability of the industrial chain supply chain and promoting economic and social development.
To create a good environment for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the focus is to increase support for small and medium-sized enterprises, strengthen confidence in the development of enterprises, and focus on promoting enterprise innovation. The “Guide” gives specific guidance on improving the supply of digital transformation for small and medium-sized enterprises. In view of the uneven foundation and diverse needs of the digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises, it is pointed out that the matching between supply and demand should be strengthened; in view of the challenges faced by small and medium-sized enterprises such as lack of talents and weak capabilities, it is emphasized to provide full-process services; Restricted, it is clear that it is necessary to develop lightweight applications and develop subscription-based software services; according to the specific characteristics and actual needs of small and medium-sized enterprises, it is recommended that relevant entities deepen ecological-level collaboration, promote business collaboration between upstream and downstream enterprises in the industrial chain supply chain, and help realize “chain” transformation etc. Precise policy implementation to help small and medium-sized enterprises carry out digital transformation in depth will lead to the birth of more new industries, new formats and new models.
The key to a good policy is to implement it. In order to help companies bail out and promote the healthy and sustainable development of small and medium-sized enterprises, it is necessary to give full play to the role of an active government. The “Guidelines” is aimed at local authorities at all levels, and puts forward work requirements in five aspects, including strengthening transformation guidance, increasing financial support, promoting pilot applications, improving supporting services, and optimizing the development environment. All localities should strengthen policy support, resource coordination and management services for the digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises, strengthen supervision and inspection, carry out tracking and inquiry, and continuously improve the effectiveness of implementation.
Small and medium-sized enterprises connect thousands of households and are an important force to promote innovation, promote employment, and improve people’s livelihood. Strengthen the party’s overall leadership over economic work, transform policies and measures to support and help small and medium-sized enterprises into practical results in promoting economic and social development, and promote the continuous improvement of the supply level of digital transformation products and services. We will certainly be able to support and help small and medium-sized enterprises to overcome difficulties , usher in better development, and promote the steady and long-term development of China’s economy to a new level.
Source: People’s Daily
Author: Zhou Renjie