Liu Song, vice president of Alibaba Group, visited Yankuang and gave a keynote speech titled “The Next Generation of Information Technology Drives Manufacturing Digital Transformation” on 13 April. Li Xiyong, Secretary of the Party's Committee and chairman of the Board, Li Wei, general manager, Gu Shisheng, member of the Party Standing Committee, Director and chairman of Labor Union, Yin Mingde, vice general manager, Zhao Zengyu, vice general manager, Lai Cunliang, vice general manager and Meng Xiangjun, chief engineer attended Liu Song’s lecture. Yin Mingde presided over the lecture.
In Liu Song's speech, he expounded the characteristics of the new generation of information technology and the opportunities it contains. He introduced the case of Alibaba in promoting the industrial Internet and the cross-border applications of the new generation of information technology. Liu Song's views on “the relationship between data and business” and “how to correctly apply data in real industry” have been widely recognized.
The head of Alibaba Jiangsu-Shandong District gave a presentation on cloud-based digital transformation plan and cloud strategy of various information systems inside the enterprise to Yankuang.
Yankuang started to cooperate with Alibaba Cloud in September 2017 and entered into Cooperation Framework Agreement officially by witness of Gong Zheng, the provincial governor of Shandong province on 26 December 2017. The four stages of digital transformation of Yankuang are clarified in the agreement: first, the utilization rate of IT resources will be improved in trial stage; second, the basic resources will be comprehensively clouded in expansion stage; third, the business application sharing will be realized in service stage; fourth, all business datamation will be achieved in intelligence stage.