Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 18, Pages: 1-5
Morozov Arseny Arkadevich* and Belaya Raisa Vasiljevna
*Author for correspondence
Morozov Arseny Arkadevich,
FRC Karelian Research Center of RAS Institute of Economics Russia, Petrozavodsk; [email protected]
Objectives: To study the difference in ICT development in the regions of the North-West Federal District and the Far Eastern Federal District. Methods/Statistical Analysis: It involves the method of analysis and synthesis. It includes, Statistical analysis of databases of Public Opinion Foundation, Institute for the Development of the Information Society (Moscow) and results of researches of the Russian scientists. Findings: Today the history of origin and development, perspective of functioning of social networks gradually turn into one of the relevant directions of scientific research, and attracts interest of representatives of different sciences: from philosophers, sociologists, economists, to experts in the sphere of ICT. In general, regions of the North Western Federal District are more prepared for development of information society. Both the populous nature of the European part of the Russian Federation, and proximity to more developed countries affects such differences. As shown by the analysis, dynamics of indexes of 2008 in regions of the FEFD goes more actively, than in regions of the North-Western Federal District. More careful research is already on and more modern data is required precisely to define growth rates of readiness of information society of the NW and the East of Russia and to make expert recommendations for further development of this area. Information or digital inequality of Russian regions can both strengthen the developed regional differentiation, and to level its existing destructive manifestations on the basis of innovative reorientation from regions, resource-intensive on the information strategy of the social and economic development. Application/Improvements: Based on this analysis, we can see the problems of the development of the digital society and try to solve them.
Keywords: Communications, Digital Economy, ICT, Network Communities, Region
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