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FPT Remains Vietnam’s Most Valuable Tech Brand in 2020

FPT Remains Vietnam’s Most Valuable Tech Brand in 2020

  Forbes has recently announced the list of Vietnam’s Top 50 most valuable brands in 2020, in which FPT moved up by one notch to the 9th position overall and secured the top spot in the technology sector for two consecutive years. FPT is the only tech brand that made it to Forbes Vietnam’ Top Ten and one of 20 Vietnamese brands valued over USD 100 million. The brand is worth USD 217.7 million this year, surpassing the runner-up VNG […]

FPT Software Extends Work-from-home Plan amid COVID-19 Comeback

FPT Software Extends Work-from-home Plan amid COVID-19 Comeback

  As COVID-19 resurfaced in Vietnam, FPT Software has announced a new policy that enables employees to work from home from August 3, 2020. The policy applies to FPT Software’s branches across the country. Accordingly, 70 percent of FPT Software’s back-office employees were sent home to work. Employees from other functions are encouraged to work remotely in line with the specific plan of each unit. With over 16,000 employees accounting for the highest number of staff in FPT Corporation, over […]

FPT Announces New Series of Actions in Response to COVID-19 Resurgence

FPT Announces New Series of Actions in Response to COVID-19 Resurgence

As COVID-19 cases reemerged in Vietnam, FPT has stepped up measures to keep its  people safe while maintaining business continuity. These latest set of actions were announced by CEO Nguyen Van Khoa between July 24 and 30: Employees who have recently been to Da Nang and other affected areas must immediately notify the company, quarantine themselves, and work from home for 14 days. The same applies for employees who experience symptoms such as coughing, fever, chest pain, and shortness of […]

FPT Software’s AI App Listens Out for Respiratory Diseases amid Looming COVID-19

FPT Software’s AI App Listens Out for Respiratory Diseases amid Looming COVID-19

  FPT Software has recently started to collect breathing sounds for Sound Dr. – a web application that helps facilitate respiratory disease diagnosis using artificial intelligence. Sound Dr. is a project of FPT Software’s AI Lab – an entity in charge of AI research and development – with the consultation from Head of Woolcock Institute of Medical Research Vietnam Dr. Nguyen Thu Anh. The application collects users’ demographic information, medical history, and records of voices and respiratory sounds. AI algorithm […]

FPT Software’s VP: Blockchain is a Game-changer for Customer Loyalty

FPT Software’s VP: Blockchain is a Game-changer for Customer Loyalty

  “What if we could redeem miles for a cup of Starbucks coffee or movie tickets?”, FPT Software’s Vice President Tran Hoang Giang addressed the online audience in a webinar mid-July in Hanoi. Customer loyalty programs have been hot on the agenda as enterprises all over the world transform themselves to adapt to the new normal. However, few of them are ready to take action due to concerns about data security and transparency. This is where blockchain comes into play, […]

Nikkei: Technology Adoption as Key to Vietnam’s Zero COVID-19 Death

Nikkei: Technology Adoption as Key to Vietnam’s Zero COVID-19 Death

In a recent interview with FPT Chairman, Japan’s largest business newspaper Nikkei pressed the role of technology adoption in Vietnam’s triumph over COVID-19. From self-assessment applications to the increase of video streaming services, FPT was singled out by Nikkei as a success story of fighting COVID-19 with innovation.

Feature Interview: FPT Software CAIO on Vision for World-Class Data Centers and Challenges

Feature Interview: FPT Software CAIO on Vision for World-Class Data Centers and Challenges

FPT partnered with Montreal-based research institute Mila in June 2020   In this interview, FPT Software’s Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer Nguyen X.P. shared his thoughts on the company’s strategic partnership with Montreal-based research institute Mila and his aspiration to put Vietnam on the international map of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Congratulations Nguyen on the recent partnership with Mila. How do you feel about it? It is an absolute proud moment when FPT partners with one of the largest research institutes in […]

FPT Software Wins Multiple Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards for Innovation

FPT Software Wins Multiple Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards for Innovation

  HANOI, Vietnam, July 13, 2020 – Several products of FPT Software, Vietnam’s largest IT company, were named the winners of the 2020 Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards on Monday. The annual awards program, now in its 7th year,  recognizes innovative achievements in the workplace, from product design to technology development. Launched in 2002, Stevie®Awards were hailed as “Oscars of the business world” by the New York Post. The Asia-Pacific Stevie®Awards are the only business awards program to recognize innovation in the workplace in all […]

FPT Software Develops AI Solution to Address Common Skin Disorder

FPT Software Develops AI Solution to Address Common Skin Disorder

FPT Software has recently developed an AI-powered Melasma Diagnosis Model that helps to facilitate the treatment for Melasma, one of the most common skin disorders in Vietnam. Initiated in February 2020, the model was developed within only two months in collaboration with Vietnam’s Quy Hoa National Leprosy Dermatology Hospital. Melasma is a common skin disorder that results in symmetrical, blotchy, brownish pigmentation on the sun-exposed area and particularly the face. According to a report published on Vietnam Journal of Preventive […]

FPT Software Acquires FUNiX, Taking Lifelong Learning to New Level

FPT Software Acquires FUNiX, Taking Lifelong Learning to New Level

Representatives of FPT Software and FUNiX at the ceremony held at F-Ville campus On June 16, FPT Software officially acquired FUNiX, Vietnam’s first online university and a subsidiary of FPT Education, in a ceremony hosted at the company’s F-ville campus in Hanoi. The move is in line with FPT Software’s plans for nurturing skilled tech talents and building a lifelong learning culture. According to FPT Software’s COO Tran Dang Hoa, the company joins forces with FUNiX to experiment with new […]