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Schaeffler, FPT mull extending cooperation in multiple areas

Schaeffler, FPT mull extending cooperation in multiple areas

Schaeffler and FPT earlier this month sat down to discuss further collaboration in automotive, smart factory, digital transformation, artificial intelligence, and potentially education. Both sides had a very productive meeting as Schaeffler Chairman, Mr. Georg Schaeffler, and his top executives paid a visit to FPT Software campus in Ho Chi Minh City. FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh and Schaeffler Chairman Georg Schaeffler exchanged souvenirs Hackathon 2.0 was one of the key discussion points on the agenda. Accordingly, Schaeffler and FPT agreed to […]

FPT inaugurates first office in Thailand, expanding global footprint

FPT inaugurates first office in Thailand, expanding global footprint

FPT has officially launched the first office in Thailand to accommodate its rapid global growth and tap into the country’s diverse pool of technology talents. “The decision to extend our presence is a logical step in the company’s global business strategy, demonstrating our commitment to serve customers around the world”, said Mr. Nguyen Tri Thai, Managing Director of FPT Thailand. “Thailand is a vibrant, bustling economy and we’re excited about investing in the area. FPT expects to offer enterprise management solutions […]

FPT joins utilities experts to discuss digital transformation in Berlin

FPT joins utilities experts to discuss digital transformation in Berlin

The utilities industry is on the cusp of transformation driven by new technologies, increasing environmental awareness, and constantly evolving customer expectations. Last week, FPT joined EVU Prozess & IT Tage 2019 in Berlin to discuss the future of utilities and how digital technologies could play a part. EVU Prozess & IT Tage (Process and IT Day) is an annual forum that gathers hundreds of decision makers from all over Germany, including innogy SE, IBM, Bosch, RheinEnergie AG, etc. Now on its 16th year, the event […]

Digital Transformation: Lessons from gurus

Digital Transformation: Lessons from gurus Digital transformation is hard. As reported by Forbes, more than 80 percent of digital transformations fail, with no exception to big names like GE, Procter & Gamble, and Nike. So last month, we gathered the strategic minds in digital transformation, thinkers and creators included, to the Global DX Summit 2019 and discussed how we should go about this process. These are things we learned from gurus at this exclusive event. Digital Kaizen Kaizen is a Japanese business philosophy that originates [...]

FPT joins Automotive Grade Linux and the Linux Foundation to accelerate Connected Car development

FPT joins Automotive Grade Linux and the Linux Foundation to accelerate Connected Car development

FPT, the Southeast Asia’s leading IT company, has joined the Automotive Grade Linux project at the Linux Foundation, marking an important stage in FPT’s automotive technology development. The Linux Foundation is a world-class technology consortium which enables mass innovation through open source with the prominent Connected Car project – Automotive Grade Linux (AGL). As a member, FPT will contribute resources, infrastructures and knowledge to an expansive open source ecosystem. The company plans to support development of shared technology resources by […]

The 03 Cs of Global DX Summit 2019

The 03 Cs of Global DX Summit 2019   Digital transformation is no longer the matter of 'should we do it or not'. Rather, it has come to the time where people start talking on the 'how' - how to reinvent your business through digital transformation. Last Thursday, the Global DX Summit 2019 created a platform for such discussions. The three-day exclusive event, as put it simply by FPT’s DX Chief Advisor Phuong Tram, is about three things: Community, Conversation and Content. Community For the first time, more than [...]

Digital Transformation: Where to start?

Digital Transformation: Where to start?

Around the world, business leaders have started to take digital transformation seriously. Global DX spending, according to the latest report by International Data Corporation (IDC), is estimated to reach $1.18 trillion in 2019, a whooping increase of 17.9 percent over last year. But what does the path to digital transformation look like? FPT Chief Advisor in Digital Transformation, Mr. Phuong Tram, shared some food for thought. “In digital transformation, you need to think big, but start small and scale as […]

FPT to launch hailing app for self-driving cars this October

FPT to launch hailing app for self-driving cars this October

Residents at Ecopark, a township on the southeast side of Hanoi will soon able to book electric vehicles for a breakfast ride in their neighborhood. Only that there will be no human driver behind the wheel. The promise is made explicitly by FPT Software Chairman Hoang Nam Tien last week as he signed an agreement with Yamaha Motor and Ecopark to develop autonomous technologies on an electric vehicle, using the company’s autonomous technologies. The vehicle would be equiped with advanced self-driving […]

SBI Holdings invests $3 million in FPT’s blockchain startup

SBI Holdings invests $3 million in FPT’s blockchain startup

Representatives of FPT and SBI signed the three-million dollar deal in Tokyo on 17 April, 2019 TOKYO/HANOI, April 18th, 2019 – Tokyo-based SBI Holdings Inc. (“SBI”) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with FPT Corporation (“FPT”) to invest $3 million dollars in Utop, a FPT blockchain startup that bridges loyalty point programs among merchants. Utop makes it easy and convenient for users to garner and redeem loyalty points at retailers within the same network, thereby enabling small businesses to grow […]

Experts from Palantir, Google’s Deepmind to share insights at Global DX Summit 2019

Experts from Palantir, Google’s Deepmind to share insights at Global DX Summit 2019

International speakers from global tech firms including Palantir Technologies, Google’s Deepmind have confirmed their speeches at the upcoming Global DX Summit Ha Long. Mr. John Harris, Executive Vice President at Palantir Technologies, will be guiding the audience through the journey of digital transformation at leading corporations. Google Deepmind’s research scientist, Dr. Bui Hai Hung, will be joined by Prof. Ho Tu Bao, Professor Emeritus at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), to shed light on the role of […]