Abstract: The high heterogeneity and diversity of regions are obstacls to the sustainable development of the entire economy of the country. The aim of the study is to develop a methodological toolkit for reindustrialization in problematic regions and the organization of the digitalization process in various branches of the material sphere, based on the use of digital and information technologies. The research was based on the system approach methodology, the methodological apparatus of the information society theory, the methods of economic and statistical analysis, scientific abstraction, analogies and scientific generalizations. On the example of specific enterprises, the article reveals the use of digital and information technologies, which form the basis of reindustrialization in various sectors of the regional economy. The implementation of the proposed methods and mechanisms can become the basis for the development strategy of different regions and could help the lagging regions to move to a higher technological mode.
Keywords: Digital technologies, Lagging region, North Caucasus Federal District, Reindustrialization, Technological development
Recieved: 20.10.2020 Accepted: 04.02.2021 UDC: 005.412