Aliyeva Tarana Abilfaz kizi
Ph.D. Azerbaijan State University of Economics - UNEC
Rzayeva Ulviyya Shakhin kizi
Ph.D. Azerbaijan State University of Economics - UNEC


Purpose – to substantiate the position and important role of modern information technologies in the social life of society.
Design/methodology – system approach, comparative analysis and deductive method.
Findings – factors of influence of modern technologies on social development of Azerbaijan and ways of solving the problems faced by the society in this area were investigated.
Research limitations – the task of developing the most progressive mechanism for eliminating emerging problems during the development of information technologies in the frame of local conditions must always be at the center of attention.
Practical implications – the main results of the study and the proposals can be used in the field of information technology development in Azerbaijan.
Originality/value – From the expert's point of view, information and communication technologies - ICT were evaluated as a catalyst of social development, theoretical foundations of the use of information technologies and development problems were considered, number of practical recommendations were given for the formation and management the development of the ICT sector with taking into account the current states of Azerbaijan.


Keywords: information and communication technologies, social development, development strategy, information space, roadmap

JEL Classification Codes: D80, G14, L86, O17.

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