Examination of the passport of the national program “Digital economy of the Russian Federation” on the checklist of social system engineering


2020, Vol. 4. № 2 (12)

Examination of the passport of the national program “Digital economy of the Russian Federation” on the checklist of social system engineering

For citation: Lavrenyuk N. M., Tikhonova A. S. 2020. “Examination of the passport of the national program ‘Digital economy of the Russian Federation’ on the checklist of social system engineering”. Siberian Socium, vol. 4, no. 2 (12), pp. 8-20. DOI: 10.21684/2587-8484-2020-4-2-8-20

About the authors:

Natalia M. Lavrenyuk, Cand. Sci. (Soc.), Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Youth Work, Bashkir State University (Ufa, Russian Federation); Senior Researcher, Institute for Strategic Studies of the Republic of Bashkortostan (Ufa, Russian Federation); ORCID: 0000-0002-4843-4161; WoS ResearcherID: AAL-1469-2020nmlavr@yandex.ru

Anyuta S. Tikhonova, Undergraduate Student, Bashkir State University (Ufa, Russian Federation); ORCID: 0000-0002-7865-2514; ms.nyuta@ya.ru


Digitalization of society and public life is an objective fact and a challenge for Russia, which is rich in resources and risks. The article provides an assessment of the passport of the national program “Digital economy of the Russian Federation”, which is among the 12 national projects on 12 areas of strategic development, established by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation from 7 May 2018 No. 204 “On the national goals and strategic objectives development of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2024” and contributes to the solution of problems in the field of “Digital economy”. This fact already raises a number of topical questions: “Why is the program included in the list of projects?”, “Why will the national program on the digital economy be implemented within the framework of state programs of the Russian Federation: ‘Information society’ and ‘Economic development and innovative economy’?”, “How much does it contribute to the preservation and development of an integral Russia?”. The authors set a goal — using structural and functional diagnostics to give an expert opinion on the prospects for achieving qualitative and quantitative targets of the national program “Digital economy of the RF” and their value. The methodological key for the examination is the modification of the checklist for system social engineering. The introductory part of the work is devoted to the relationship between the categories of integrity and value, social system engineering, which are important for building the desired social reality, as well as an overview of approaches to social design, its goals and purpose. The main part of the work analyzes the passport of the national program “Digital economy of the RF” from the point of view of its structure, the function of their implementation at the level of state administration, and it also considers the coverage of federal and regional programs and projects of elements of the digital economy in terms of the completeness of significant tasks to be solved. In conclusion, a summary is given in the form of responses to the social engineering checklist: “Are we building a whole?”, “Are we building a valuable entity?” and “Are we building a valuable entity correctly?”.


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