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FPT presents akaBot first time at RPA Digital World Tokyo 2019

FPT’s RPA comprehensive solution akaBot was introduced for the first time last Thursday at RPA Digital World Tokyo 2019 – the biggest event of its kind in Japan. Nearly 500 visitors were estimated to have dropped by its booth for a hands-on product experience. akaBot is a part of FPT’s akaminds ecosystem, designed to automate business processes in a wide variety of sectors from Banking & Finance, Logistic, Health care, Customer care, Telecommunication, to Manufacturing and Retail. At RPA Digital […]

FPT Slovakia Marks Five-year Anniversary Milestone

FPT Slovakia, the first Asian-invested company in East Slovakia, has just celebrated its 5th anniversary with employees, clients and partners from the Kosice Valley IT Association. Since 2014, the company has grown from an internal service provider into a trusted IT firm in Europe, serving customers from 8 countries and posting 12 million Euro worth of revenue last year. “It was challenging initially. After years of serving German utility giant RWE – our single customer, we have established ourselves as […]

FPT shares DX insights at IDC European Digital Executive Summit 2019

FPT last week joined some 65 C-level delegates to exchange insights at the IDC European Digital Executive Summit 2019 in Munich (Germany). Carlsberg, Sanofi, Nestle, Deutsche Bahn, Philips, and Pearson were among the participants. Now on its 5th year, the event has been a key forum for leading European business leaders to meet, engage and discuss pressing digital issues. This year, it explores how digital innovation can be embedded into the business as journey mapping becomes the norm. Being an […]

FPT Software appoints Global Data Protection Officer

FPT Software on June 3rd appointed Michael Hering, a member of the Delivery Command Center, as Global Data Protection Officer to oversee the company’s compliance of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The appointment is part of the company’s worldwide efforts to safeguard customer data and protect their privacy rights. Effective from the 3rd of June 2019, he will be leading a 10-member virtual team that is committed to ongoing review and vigilance of all matters within the scope of the EU’s data protection […]

FPT’s research on AI application for aesthetic surgery published on IntechOpen

  IntechOpen, the world’s largest scientific publisher of open access books, has announced that the AI research on aesthetic surgery by FPT Japan experts, Dr. Nguyen Do Trung Chanh and Dr. Dao Huu Hung, has been published as a chapter in the book “Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Applications”. In the book chapter, the authors proposed a deep-learning based recommendation system for aesthetic surgery, composing of a mobile application and a deep-learning model. The research was jointly conducted by Dr. Chanh and Dr. […]

FPT joins IBM, Sony to share insights on Artificial Intelligence in Japan

FPT on Tuesday joined nearly 70 members of the Society of Project Management (SPM) in Japan to discuss artificial intelligence applications and lessons learned from AI projects. The five-hour event gathered a full house of participants at the National Institute of Informatics building in Tokyo. FPT Japan was invited to speak  by Mr. Masayuki Kajiyama, a board member of AI Research Association under SPM. Other speakers included IBM Japan, Sony Network Communications, NTT Data, and ABeam Consulting. FPT Japan representative Nguyen Dong […]

What makes a company world-class?

The Hackett Group once defined world-class IT organizations as those that managed to cut costs and enhance productivity better than others. But FPT’s Chief Advisor in Digital Transformation Phuong Tram had another view. “In the digital world, no company can be world-class without a paralleled digital transformation and world-class IT”, he said. Tram was once former Chief Information Officer at DuPont and currently serves as a board member of the Washington-based Technology Business Management Council, AT&T’s Executive Customers Advisory Board, […]

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 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

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 […]


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