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New office opened in Detroit – a great start of 2019 for FPT AmericaNews | Jan 14, 2019
Happy New Year 2019: A message from usNews | Jan 05, 2019
FPT Software’s Digital Transformation service placed in Top 10 Key Industrial Products of Hanoi 2018News | Dec 25, 2018
FPT Chairman becomes a member of the National Committee on e-GovernmentNews | Dec 25, 2018
FPT and MD24 to cooperate building blockchain platform in healthcare industryNews | Dec 20, 2018
FPT Software joined AWS re:Invent 2018 as AWS’s premier consulting partnerNews | Dec 11, 2018
FPT to have the 101st Project Manager to acquire PMP CertificateNews | Nov 29, 2018
FPT to showcase Digital Transformation expertise in Digital Transformation Summit 2018News | Nov 27, 2018
FPT to help Vietnam banks fight fraud and keep compliant with GBGNews | Nov 14, 2018
FPT to showcase technology expertise at China International Import Expo 2018News | Nov 08, 2018
FPT to share about IT future in Vietnam - France Technological Business Forum 2018News | Nov 06, 2018
Category: News | Jan 14, 2019
New office opened in Detroit – a great start of 2019 for FPT America
On January 11, 2019, FPT America (FAM) will open a new office in Detroit, which is known as The Automotive Capital of the World. FPT Software is delighted to welcome Detroit as our 37th offices in the world, on our 20th year of operation.
The grand opening will be held in the bustling downtown of Detroit and is welcomed by FPT America’s long-time automotive customers and executives. With the opening of the Detroit office, FPT America expects to be able to serve a novel huge promising market and stretch closer to the goal of FPT Software’s ideal target: to become a world-class IT firm. This is an event marking the beginning of FPT America’s 2019 fiscal year.
“It is very delighted to see FAM to start operation in Detroit, where we will work even harder to conquer new challenges partnering with a lot of world-class global companies in the industry. Let’s stretch for a more inspiring dream, to become a World-class IT Services Company. And with the new office opening, we have made our first step of the journey, together.” FPT Software CEO Pham Minh Tuan delighted.
Detroit is The Automotive Capital of the World and the U.S.’s big 3 Automobile. In Detroit, we are serving the Top 1 automotive semiconductor company, Top 1 tier-1 vendor and we are soon to close the deal with Top 2 US Car maker. The clients are excited at our experience in the Automotive industry and huge opportunities await in the promising land. The goals for the first year of Detroit are to target 3 new customers and to gain $1.5 million in the first year.
2019 marks the strong commitment from FPT Software to bring more values and world-class services to our customers. Detroit will contribute as a deciding factor in this mission and offer more values to our Automotive customers in the region.
For the last 10 years, FPT has been offering numerous solutions and services to world’ s top automakers, Equipment Manufacturer, Tier-1 suppliers, and semiconductor manufacturers in the Automotive industry. By utilizing extensive experience and accumulated know-how and employing a large pool of talents including 2,200 experts, FPT focuses on three main areas: Infotainment and, Smart applications and Facilitate support for Internet of Vehicles in accordance with the global standards.
FPT Corporation established its first representative office in the US in 2000, followed by the US subsidiary (FPT America) on October 13, 2008 and currently 2018, has offices in major US cities including Texas, Denver, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Renton and now Detroit, providing IT services in various sectors such as aerospace & aviation, healthcare, banking & finance, telecommunication, automotive, etc. In 2018, by joining force with Intellinet, an US-based management consulting and technology services firm, the company is expected to deliver comprehensive Digital Transformation services for global top companies.
Category: News | Jan 05, 2019
Happy New Year 2019: A message from us
Dear our valued customers, partners and friends,
Happy New Year 2019!
Thank you for your trust, partnership and continuous support to FPT Software throughout the year of 2018.
2018 has been a year of FPT Software’s strong determination to help reimage our customers’ business in the Digital Transformation journey with Scale, Speed and Quality.
We made a strategic investment to become the major shareholder of Intellinet, an US-based consulting firm, to provide our customers worldwide with “one-stop” solutions that fully cover consultancy, requirement analysis, system design, development, implementation and maintenance.
We became the first ASEAN headquartered AWS Premier Consulting Partner for the recognized consultancy and mass migration competencies to customers worldwide.
We were chosen to implement significant Digital Transformation programs with Airbus – on its aviation big data platform; with Calrsberg – on Smart Brewery; with Toshiba – on IoT solutions for manufacturing; with Shinhan – on Digital Banking and FinTech; with Hanwa – on Multi Robot Data Acquisition and Monitoring System; with Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) innovative software technology for Logistics, and many more. We kept on the growth rate of 30% and continued the geographical expansion with 36 offices across 16 countries to better enable our customers with the global delivery model.
2019 marks the 20th year of FPT Software journey and will also be a solid foundation for us to bring more values and world-class services to customers.
We are fully aware that the deep understanding of customers’ needs is the key to any solution. Thus, we do not only continue expanding our global footprint worldwide “to be where our customers are”, but we also accumulate the best practices and skills from our experience in Digital Transformation as well as develop our consultancy forces to help our customers faster identify feasible solutions to their paint points, to help monetize big data in large organizations and to power executives with data-driven business.
We understand that we can help customers succeed only by technology competencies and intensive domain expertise.
For years, we have been partnering with the global technology disruptors such as AWS, Microsoft, Siemens, and GE etc. Thousands of FPT Software engineers have been trained and early adopt these technologies to help our clients. We invested in Digital Solutions to provides plug and play IT components using a combination of Proprietary, Open source capability and Digital commercial offerings from the chosen partners.
From the domain perspective, FPT Software has made remarkable organization changes since 1/1/2019 to form vertical industry focused groups of Manufacturing, Logistics, Banking and Finance. The groups’ missions are to leverage FPT Software’s domain expertise and competencies over the last 20 years to develop in-depth competencies, to be closer to customers worldwide in the industry, so as to cater their service offerings at a fast speed and quality.
We have embraced the ambition to become the trusted digital enabler for our global clients. With the significant change in our organization structure as well as the strong focus on developing new added services and IT solutions, we desire to help our valued customers to transform your business in a fast and notable manner. Together we will be successful and make 2019 a great year!
Once again, I would like to express my gratitude and appreciation for your ongoing support.
Wish you and your family a happy and successful new year!
Pham Minh Tuan
CEO, FPT Software.
Category: News | Dec 25, 2018
FPT Software’s Digital Transformation service placed in Top 10 Key Industrial Products of Hanoi 2018
FPT Software’s Digital Transformation service, which is one of the two awarded information technology (IT) products, was honored in the Top 10 Key Industrial Products of Hanoi in 2018.
Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee recognized the Key Industrial Products of Hanoi in 2018 for 61 products of 36 enterprises, with the recognition period of 3 years until 2022. Moreover, 10 products of 9 enterprises have been recognized by the Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee as the Top 10 Key Industrial Products of Hanoi in 2018.
In the list of 61 Key Industrial Products of Hanoi in 2018, there are 13 products and services of 4 IT companies, including FPT Software with Digital Transformation services, VNPT Technology with GPON optical network equipment; and BKAV Joint Stock Company with Bkav Pro software and digital signature services. Notably, FPT Software’s Digital Transformation service and VNPT Technology’s GPON optical network equipment are listed on the Top 10 list of Key Industrial Products of Hanoi in 2018.
Enterprises recognized by Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee as the Key Industrial Products will be granted certificates of Key Industrial Products in Hanoi and certificate of the Top 10 Key Industrial Products. Enterprises are required to promote and honor the products widely on mass media of Hanoi as well as are given priority to participate in Hanoi’s promoting programs an events according to regulations. Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee asked enterprises of which products are recognized as Key Industrial Products of Hanoi to develop their production and business strategies to improve the technology production, optimize inputs and improve efficiency, labor productivity, product quality, expand the domestic market, and meet the requirements of export and international integration.
Since 2017, Digital Transformation has become a business direction of FPT Software, to bring benefit to both the customers and the company. Over the recent years, FPT’s capabilities and pioneering position of Digital Transformation have been proven by global success stories such as: applying the most up-to-date technologies on developing Airbus’s digital services platform Skywise, implementing Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for Vietnam’s Oil & Gas Industry, etc. Gaining such global accomplishments has entrusted FPT as a Vietnam focal point in Digital Transformation journey. Earlier this year, by joining force with Intellinet, an US-based management consulting and technology services firm, the company is expected to deliver comprehensive Digital Transformation services for global top companies.
Category: News | Dec 25, 2018
FPT Chairman becomes a member of the National Committee on e-Government
The National Committee on e-Government was established by the Prime Minister of Vietnam on the basis of strengthening the National Committee of Information Technology with 17 members. FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh is a member of the committee.
The Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is the chairman of the Committee and other members include Chairman of the Office of the Government Mai Tien Dung and other Ministers. The leaders of IT companies selected for the Committee include FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh; Viettel Group Chairman and CEO; Vietnam Post and Communication (VNPT) Group Chairman and VNPost Corporation Chairman.
The National Committee on e-Government has the tasks of researching, proposing guidelines, strategies and mechanisms, creating a legal environment to promote the e-Government system, digital economy and digital society in the 4.0 Industrial Revolution in Vietnam. At the same time, the Committee assists the Government and the Prime Ministers in directing the ministries, branches and localities to realize the objectives, tasks and solutions for building and developing the e-Government. The Committee also supports to coordinate and inspect the implementation of strategies, programs, policies, projects and solutions for building the e-Government and gives the opinion, review and evaluate the related projects.
Besides, Mr. Truong Gia Binh also joined the Steering Committee on e-Government of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET). With the expectation of bringing latest technology into the education sector to create breakthrough changes, the MOET invited the Chairman of FPT Corporation Truong Gia Binh to join the Steering Committee.
The Steering Committee has the tasks of studying and propose guidelines, strategies and policies to create a legal environment to promote the development and development of MOET e-government; advising and assisting the Minister in directing agencies and units to accomplise the Government’s objectives, tasks and solutions for building and developing e-Government; assisting the Minister in co-ordinating, supervising and supervising the implementation of MOET e-government development.
For 20 years, FPT has implemented many e-Government projects in many localities nationwide. FPT’s products and services are widely applied and updated, using latest technology trends. With more than 1,500 specialists in the public sector, with a deep understanding of administrative reform, FPT is committed to long-term co-operation and commitment to the success of the e-Government implementation in Vietnam.
Category: News | Dec 20, 2018
FPT and MD24 to cooperate building blockchain platform in healthcare industry
Based on FPT’s Akachain blockchain platform, both sides will cooperate to develop the biomedical system to connect the hospital, patients, doctors and related partners in America. Vietnam, China, India, Bangladesh, Philippines, Armenia, France, Canada and Mexico.
FPT and MD24 Vietnam just signed an agreement to develop a BioMedical network on the Akachain blockchain platform. MD24 House Call is a network of Clinicians, Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinician Assistants providing medical services to residents in senior retirement communities. The signing ceremony took place in the framework of the International Robotic Conference and Artificial Intelligence at High-Tech Park District 9, Ho Chi Minh City.
The blockchain platform will support MD24 House Call to optimize the operating network and bring the best and cost-effective medical services not only to patients with costly medical fees, but also to hospitals and partners in the network. FPT, as a strategic partner, works with MD24 House Call to provide Akachain blockchain technology, advice and support implementing blockchain nodes and distributing applications integrating the Artificial Technology (AI), remote medical examination and MD24’s House Call’s automation technology for the healthcare sector.
Pham Nguyen Vu, co-founder and director of Akachain Platform, said: “The partnership agreement with MD24 House Call helps diversify and deploy the application areas on the Akachain blockchain platform. The experience and technology in BioMedical field of MD24 House Call not only solve the problem of the existing model but also create new business opportunities, bring major benefits for businesses, participating partners and patients.”
Akachain is the blockchain platform of FPT, focusing on supporting enterprises to build business network systems and distributing applications using blockchain technology. The system supports enterprises to deploy novel business models effectively, instantly, time savings and cost savings. Akachain uses blockchain technology and smart contract to facilitate businesses and individuals to implement business in the most efficient way. The system is being deployed and applied in different countries in various fields such as Finance & Banking, Insurance, Retail and Supply Chain, etc.
MD24 Vietnam is the representative of MD24 House Call, which headquarters in Arizona, US and serves 240 community locations across Maricopa County. MD24 House Call is a network of Clinicians, Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinician Assistants providing medical services to residents in senior retirement communities. MD24 offers comprehensive on-site coordinated care to residents in cooperating with national laboratories, medical services and local pharmacy.
Category: News | Dec 11, 2018
FPT Software joined AWS re:Invent 2018 as AWS’s premier consulting partner
In Las Vegas, US, FPT Software was once again honoured as the first ASEAN-headquartered AWS Premier Consulting Partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS) along with other partners at the event AWS re:Invent.
Taken place in Las Vegas, AWS re:Invent is AWS’s largest annual event and the world’s largest Cloud Computing convention, where executives, solution architects, software engineers, developers & system admins around the globe come to find out the latest cloud computing technology trends. This year, the event attracted more than 50,000 attendees. FPT Software CEO Pham Minh Tuan, CMO Nguyen Thi Dan Phuong, and technology experts joined AWS re: Invent 2018 as representatives. As part of the event, FPT Software’s leaders had discussions with AWS leaders and major global corporations.
At the event, FPT Software was honoured among AWS’s most senior premier consulting partners. Terry Wise, AWS Senior Vice President for strategic partnerships and ecosystems, said, “We now have 86 Premier consulting partners around the world and especially appreciate the new Premier partners come from countries like Vietnam.”.
Prior to the event, in early April, FPT Software was recognised as AWS Premier Consulting Partner at the AWS Partner Summit in Singapore 2018. The firm was the first ASEAN-headquartered AWS Consulting Partner achieving the AWS Premier Consulting Partner tier. On the other hand, FPT Software has received several recognitions including being named AWS’s Technology Partner of the year in 2017 in APAC and among AWS’s partners to achieve Managed Service and Migration Competencies in 2015 and 2016. Currently, the corporation’s staffs own the largest number of AWS certifications in the region, with 509 certificates. FPT Software owns competencies in AWS in various areas concerning Mass Migration, Managed Services, Innovation (Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data and Blockchain, etc.) and solutions for customers in FMCG industry.
In addition to seminars and workshops, AWS re:Invent 2018 also held a series of bootcamp AWS training sessions to support participants understand AWS and AWS certification exams such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator. Moreover, participants also have the chance to experience special fairs, laboratories such as Spotlight Labs, Hand-on Labs etc.
Category: News | Nov 29, 2018
FPT to have the 101st Project Manager to acquire PMP Certificate
Nguyen Tung Lam has become FPT Software’s 101st Project Manager to successfully acquire Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate on October 17th. Despite of his enormous effort, he valued his working time in FPT Software, which contributes to his success gaining the certificate.
Sharing about his experience, Lam shared the Project Manager Community in FPT Software had introduced him to quality materials such as PMBOK v6 and RITA v8. Together with the instruction from external mentors, he had systemized the knowledge to review. Within four months, he spent his valuable time to study and practice for the examination. In order to get a good result in PMP test, Lam suggested participants to understand all processes and be flexible with the questions.
Lam shared Project Managers working at FPT Software had many advantages to gain PMP Certificate, thanks to the company environment. FPT Software has a good process of working, which is quite similar to the knowledge in PMBOK. “I would not have a chance to acquire this certificate if I worked for another company.” He emphasized.
FPT is known to have a great working environment, which was awarded multiple times with top 100 Places to Work in Vietnam 2015; Vietnam HR Award 2014 and 2016; Jobstreet’s Top 5 Companies to Work For; and CareerBuilder’s Employer of Choice 2017 and more. With the focus on employees and the work and life balance, FPT is ready to empower employees with their future career and study; providing them the appropriate environment to develop themselves further. Recently, FPT was awarded with HR Asia Magazine’s among Best Companies to Work for in Asia for the firm’s employee engagement, culture and working environment, employee’s developing and promoting opportunity.
Project Management Professional Certificate is considered as the “gold” standard of the world’s leading companies and organizations, which is the measurement of project manager’s professionalism, experience and understanding in the project management field. PMP Certificate is required for all Project Managers/Directors working in international project, testing their ability to manage large projects with large workforce and budget. Moreover, large clients tend to set a quota for the number of Project Managers/Directors holding PMP Certificate when choosing vendors.
Category: News | Nov 27, 2018
FPT to showcase Digital Transformation expertise in Digital Transformation Summit 2018
On November 22, in Berlin, FPT joined Digital Transformation Summit 2018 as a Content Sponsor, the most valued sponsorship package, to introduce the latest expertise and innovation, concerning next-gen innovation with proven digital success stories.
FPT was presented as one of the Summit’s Content Sponsor, along with Huawei and IBM. The demos about high innovation concerning RPA, Big data, Image recognition, robotics, automated driving were introduced to the participants. With Pepper, a robot receptionist, and a Hololens, FPT’s booth was able to attract various top firm’s representatives, ranging from decision makers to C-level leaders. The booth also welcomed a special guest: Vietnamese Ambassador, Mr. Doan Xuan Hung, to experience the latest technologies.
Joining the Summit, Mr. Olaf Baumann, Executive Vice President of FPT Deutschland delivered a speech concerning “Best practices for Digital Transformation”. The 20-min inspiring speech discussed about the need of C-level Leaders in the Digital Transformation journey, the difficulties and challenges they need to tackle, the guide to Digital Transformation implementation strategy and practical case studies of FPT’s global clients. Olaf showcased FPT’s capabilities through the success stories with Airbus and Dupont.
The summit is a valuable opportunity for FPT to showcase technology capabilities and network with firms interested in digital transformation in Germany, stating the corporation’s strategy is to become the Digital Transformation partner of choice for firms in Germany. Through the event, various participants directly came to PFT’s booth to understand more about RPA technology, Blockchain, Digital Platform for real estate companies, Smart Factory and how FPT can help to assist firms in the Digital Transformation journey.
Digital Transformation Summit 2018 is a top exclusive event for Digital Transformation with 300+ high-level participants. The summit attracted the presence of VVIP from Government such as Minister of State for Digital Affairs, Federal Minister for Special Tasks and Chief of the Federal Chancellery, Head of Corporate Digital Transformation Office at BSH Hausgeräte. The event was held by WirtschaftsWoche of Handelsblatt Media Group, which is the top media group in Germany; and FPT is proud to be the Content Sponsor of the event.
Category: News | Nov 14, 2018
FPT to help Vietnam banks fight fraud and keep compliant with GBG
FPT has signed a new partnership with GBG, a global identity data intelligence, to deliver fraud and compliance solutions to the Vietnam market.
The partnership utilizes the advantages of both FPT and GBP to provide compliance and fraud solutions in Vietnam and Asia Pacific region. Benefiting from the partnership, both companies are expected to support their customers with secured banking and finance experiences.
With the advantage of local experts and advanced technology knowledge, FPT is able to deliver an enhanced experience for new and existing clients in Vietnam through swift, seamless solution implementations and immediate access to in-country support. With 30 years of experience, FPT has worked with multiple banking and finance corporations locally in Vietnam and internationally. FPT’s arsenal of solutions tailored to the industry is amplified with the inclusion of GBG’s fraud prevention and compliance management solutions.
“GBG is paving the way when it comes to trusted technologies for finance and banking organizations. We’re excited about the partnership and our ability to expand our offering, providing more value to our clients through GBG’s proven solutions.” Son Minh Nguyen, FPT’s Managing Director commented.
“We are delighted to partner with FPT to best serve the financial services organizations in Vietnam. FPT has a strong reputation internationally and is known across many of the world’s largest technology vendors. We’re confident that our collaboration on GBG’s compliance and fraud solution development and deployment will deliver great results to our customers.” June Lee, GBG APAC’s Managing Director, added.
Headquartered in the UK and with people in 18 countries, GBG has some of the world’s biggest firms as its customers, from established brands like HSBC, Zurich Insurance, LEGO and Lufthansa, to disruptive newcomers such as Stripe and Plus500. GBG is known to provide support to some of the world’s largest financial services organizations with fraud prevention and compliance management solutions and services, many of which have a footprint in Vietnam.
Category: News | Nov 08, 2018
FPT to showcase technology expertise at China International Import Expo 2018
FPT is the only representative of Vietnam in the field of technology participating in the 2018 China International Import Expo (CIIE 2018). At the event, FPT’s IT services and solutions for various industries including Automotive, Finance, Manufacturing, etc. has been introduced and demonstrated.
Organized for the first time by The Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, CIIE 2018 took place in Shanghai from 5th to 10th November. The event brought together businesses from 130 countries with nearly 150,000 visitors. Addressing at the opening ceremony, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc showed support for the Expo which helps strengthen both regional and global economic cooperation. At the CIIE 2018, FPT has displayed self-driving car technology; virtual-reality technology; image recognition, analysis and processing; automatic control of electrical equipment according to human circadian rhythms to Chinese enterprises and global clients based in China.
“Vietnam’s export products to China are mainly agricultural commodities, foodstuffs and garments. As a leading IT service provider, FPT wants to promote its advanced IT services and solutions as well as Vietnam’s technological capabilities to business communities in China. ” FPT Director in China, Ms. Tran Viet Linh said.
In the first morning, FPT’s booth received nearly 200 visitors, including many customers who expressed their wish to cooperate in deploying ERP; developing hotel management systems; deploying blockchain systems or exploring cluster design in the automotive sector. With the motto “We are where our customers are”, FPT wishes to provide new technology solutions as well as digital transformation services for all global customers in China.
Vietnam-China trade relations have been growing steadily. China is the largest trading partner, the largest import market and the second largest export market of Vietnam. In the first nine months of 2018, Vietnam – China bilateral trade turnover reached 76.07 billion USD. FPT established its first office business in Shanghai in 2017. During the first year of operation, FPT Shanghai acquired many important long-term projects, especially in the automotive sector.
China has become the world’s largest transport market since 2016 with the average annual growth rate of 9%. In addition, Chinese government set a target of selling 30 million cars by 2020. Therefore, automotive has become one of the ten key sectors to transform China’s manufacturing industry. Currently, FPT is cooperating with Tier 1 Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in China to provide programming services for car audio and smart lock systems (PEPS – Passive Entry Passive Start, ESCL – Electric Steering Column Lock), develop mobile applications using image recognition and image processing technology in printing as well as other fields.
Category: News | Nov 06, 2018
FPT to share about IT future in Vietnam - France Technological Business Forum 2018
At Vietnam – France Technological Business Forum 2018, FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh shared about information technology (IT) sectors future in Vietnam, discussing about the cooperation of Vietnam and France in the 4.0 Industrial Revolution.
The Forum with the theme “New ambitions of Vietnam” was organized by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIFV) in Ho Chi Minh City, aiming to increase cooperation between French and Vietnamese businesses on the solutions and partnerships to jointly achieve new ambitions in Vietnam. The forum is a part of the Prime Minister of France Republic Edouard Phillippe’s visit to Vietnam.
FPT participated as a prominent IT enterprise in Vietnam, with FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh, FPT’s director Ngo Duy Khang as representatives. Mr. Binh was invited as a guest in the discussion of Digital Transformation with the theme of the 4.0 Industrial Revolution, Digital Government and Cybersecurity; the role of private firms in the growth of IT; potential of ASEAN and Asia from bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements.
Speaking about the IT market in Vietnam, Mr. Truong Gia Binh shared the demand for IT in Vietnam has been growing in recent years. Vietnam will focus on e-government, shifting towards digital government and digital economy. Seventeen agreements in various sectors between the French and Vietnamese governments within Prime Minister of France Republic’s visit were the evidence of Vietnam’s IT focus in the next few years. According to Mr. Binh, multiple of Smart City projects have been actively implemented; in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang, smart production topics have been applied in various establishments. At the same time, FPT realizes the importance of Digital Transformation and data mining, which help business to gain profits and opportunities for growth and efficiency improvement.
“Vietnam is trusted by leading global corporations as a Digital Transformation partner. We are focusing on new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Machine Learning, and will focus more in building the digital government in the world.” Mr. Binh shared.
IT industry will rapidly develop in the next three years, according to Mr. Binh. Presently, Vietnam’s IT sector has grown 16% to USD 76.8 billion; software exports reached USD 3 billion with many years of continuous software export growth of 35%. Vietnam has 780,000 IT engineers, about 300 universities trained 55,000 students; and the government aims to have 1 million programmers by 2020, which would support the lacking IT human resources. Vietnam’s IT development potential is extremely tremendous as the population reaches nearly 100 million people with the average age of 27 years, and with the use of technology equipment up to 4.5 hours per day.
The France – Vietnamese Business Forum is part of the Prime Minister of France Republic ‘s visit to Vietnam on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations and five years of strategic partnership between France and Vietnam. The visit aims to deepen the bilateral strategic relationship, develop economic and trade partnerships, and develop the relationship between the two nations. The Forum was organized with the participation of hundreds of Vietnamese and French enterprises to facilitate the meeting between enterprises, and to exchange Vietnamese market’s news. The forum was hosted by CCIFV, co-organized by French Embassy, French Consulate in Vietnam and more.
In the Forum, there are three seminars focusing on the topic of “New ambitions of Vietnam”, implemented by France and Vietnam representatives; which is an opportunity to exchange ideas and understand the economic relationship between France and Vietnam. Three themes concerning New Business Environment in Vietnam, Challenges and Issues, Consumer and New Production was discussed.
Earlier this week, the Prime Minister of France Republic, along with Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc, witnessed the agreement of FPT Corporation and Schneider Electric to develop and implement IoT (Internet of Things) technology platform – Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure, helping to accelerate the Digital Transformation journey in the Industry 4.0. FPT is one of the first crucial strategic partners of Schneider Electric in Asia to implement and develop EcoStruxure platform, an open and interactive IoT platform, helping organizations and enterprises optimize the use and management process of energy in buildings, data centers and manufacturing plants.