During his official visit to Vietnam from 25 to 29 November, 2017, Mr. Peter Pellegrini – Slovakia’s Deputy Prime Minister for Investment did visit FPT Corporation and worked with Mr. Bui Quang Ngoc, CEO of FPT Corporation. H.E Peter Pellegrini emphasized that IT sector is one of the key pillars in the development of Slovakia’s economy and highly appreciated FPT’s investment in Slovakia. [Read more…]
Not long after FPT Software introduced the autonomous technology in October 2017, the competition “Digital Race 2017-2018” has been officially launched by FPT Corporation with the theme “Programming Autonomous Car”. This competition is opened to all university students in Vietnam, providing participants a chance to research and experience latest autonomous driving technology.
The winner will receive a one-week trip to Japan to learn new technologies as well as be recruited directly by FPT Software company to work in the desired field. Moreover, the excellent Top 20 will be sponsored by FPT Software company to participate in a 10-week embedded systems training course. Members who pass the final exam will be officially invited to work for the company.
This year’s contest is tougher and more challenging than the one last year, as contestants must programme their cars to be automotive capable of operating in simulated outdoor light, following traffic signs and making right/left turns.
“The first season of “Digital Race” attracted more than 500 students, affirming its attraction and practicality, helping to promote the passion of learning and executing advanced worldwide technologies for Vietnamese students. This year, FPT Corporation will support so that candidates can approach more practical problems. All applicants will have the opportunity to explore and experience the autonomous driving technology developed and provided for global automotive enterprises by FPT Corporation. Moreover, the excellent contestants will be given the chance to participate in training courses and actual projects on automation. We expect Vietnamese students will take advantage of this opportunity, be prepared with essential basics and take initiatives in the Industrial Revolution 4.0.” said Mr. Bui Quang Ngoc, CEO of FPT Corporation.
On January 25, the construction of FPT Software’s third campus for technology solution research and development (F-town 3) was commenced. Prior to this, F-town 1 and F-town 2 have been in operation since 2011 and 2014, respectively.
Košice:DNES – one of the biggest multimedia companies which comprises broadcasting, media house, editorial office, advertising agency and radio – has published an article about FPT Slovakia, in which they appraised FPT Slovakia as an IT giant in the region.
According to the article, FPT Slovakia is a credible and competent IT company which is a subsidiary of global leading IT company FPT Software, one of the Top 100 IT Outsourcing Companies worldwide. It is also as part of FPT Corporation with 30,000 employees. FPT Slovakia has 10 years of experience in Smart Housing and developing corporation applications. The company is now based in Košice – “Silicon Valley” of Slovakia, employing nearly 300 IT specialists.
FPT Slovakia is the result from the M&A between leading European corporation RWE and FPT Corporation. RWE delivers its services to over 30 million customers in Europe, playing a crucial role in the area’s economy. FPT Slovakia has cooperated with international partners coming from various sectors and it functions as a delivery center for FPT Software to expand further into Europe. Through a period of development, now FPT Slovakia has proven itself as a strong IT player on the world market with desirable working environment and employee benefits.
As FPT Slovakia is on the robust growth, the company will keep hunting for talents to respond to more projects in the future. “We are well-acknowledged that employees are the foundation of every IT company. We have made great effort to support our employees and to create a winning corporate culture where everyone is not left behind and feels like home. We expect to spread this positive vibe not only within the company but also to the outside of it”, said Ms. Andrea Kalafúsová – FPT Slovakia Communications Specialist.
The company often presents itself and bring job opportunities at university job fairs where students can learn about FPT Slovakia, job vacancies and even submit their CVs to get job offers. Those having interest in IT are open to join education contests “FPT Test” or “SAP Hub” held by FPT Slovakia. It can be said, FPT Slovakia is not only favorable for experienced IT specialists but also a promising land for students desired in technology.
Recently, FPT Japan has expanded the business by establishing the 6th office. In the event of the opening ceremony, CEO Tran Dang Hoa expressed his ambition of making FPT Japan the most outstanding Southeast Asia-based Japanese company.
The event was held with the participation of various distinguished guests from Japan External Trade Organization, Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Japan, etc. and big media agencies. All parties strongly confirmed the positive bilateral cooperation in investment between Japan and Vietnam, as well as Japanese companies’ favor and confidence in FPT Japan.
FPT Japan, with nearly 1000 employees, has established other 5 offices in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Okinawa. Especially, FPT has set up Okinawa R&D center which operates as a nearshore center to approach more closely to advanced technology such as AI, IoT, Big Data, Mobile, Social Media, etc. The 6th office is located in Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka – the prefecture’s largest city developing many leading industries. FPT Japan has set partnerships with nearly 300 big Japanese corporations such as Toyota, Panasonic, Sony, etc. In 2017, its revenue reached nearly US$180 million, which strengthens the expectation of contributing 50% to FPT’s goal to reach a revenue of US$1 billion from overseas market.
CEO Tran Dang Hoa asserted: “Turning 13 this year, FPT Japan aims to grow into a technology company with novel Japanese business, $200 million in revenue, 1000 employees and 10 representative offices in Japan”. This is to create better brand awareness in Japan, generate significant business growth and to fully respond to biggest Japanese companies. With the main delivery center set up in the world’s most dynamic region, FPT Japan is certainly among Vietnam’s representatives to partly devote to the transformation plan of Japan’s Society 5.0.
“Throughout the cooperation, I highly appreciate FPT’s competency. It is not solely the reasonable price but the employee capability that serves as the company’s advantage. They are speedy, nimble and always bring out the best solution within a short period of time”, ATOO President Mr. Tsunashige Sugiyama acknowledged FPT Japan’s effort.
FPT Software has skyrocketed from number 10 to number 3 in Top 100 Best Companies in 2017. Especially, the company ranks number 1 in the field of Information Technology – Telecommunications.
FPT Software has been placed in top 10 of the ranking for three consecutive years. Among top 10, FPT Software is the only IT Company. The ranking is obtained from 13,859 opinion surveys of employees in various fields and positions as well as job seekers. Companies are evaluated based on criteria including: factors influencing a career change, career decision-making, salary expectations, promotion opportunities, etc.
“Top 100 Best Companies”, an annual survey, is released by CareerBuilder Vietnam. It is conducted with the methodology from InsightAsia during 18/12/2017 – 18/01/2018. The survey is carried out on a large scale with the participants from almost 200 companies in Banking & Finance, Retail, Technology, Real Estate, Manufacturing, FMCG and many other business fields.
At FPT Software, talent attraction, employee benefits and working environment are prime priorities which aim to provide good condition for human development. Besides, the company is known for modern and environmental-friendly office buildings and campuses in Vietnam and other countries.
In 2017, FPT Software, with over 13.000 employers in 19 countries, hit US$274 million in revenue. The company has been serving over 450 customers worldwide, of which more than 70 are Fortune 500 Companies. FPT has been in The Global Outsourcing 100 Providers for 4 consecutive years. In Japan, FPT has become the biggest IT foreign company with 6 representative offices. The company has continuously obtained remarkable achievements in key markets including the USA, Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific by winning partnerships and bagging valuable contracts with world’s reputable firms.
Aerospace giant Airbus and FPT Software have jointly signed an agreement on applying the most up-to-date technologies on developing Airbus’s digital services platform Skywise.
The agreement is aimed to strengthen development of the Skywise ecosystem in Asia. Two parties will focus on designing and delivering Application Programming Interface for third party users, transforming and maintaining Skywise applications. FPT Software and Airbus also invests topics such as applications development on Skywise; migration of applications onto Skywise and maintenance of Skywise applications. Additionally, FPT Software will conduct training programs for both third party users and software developers.
The agreement makes FPT the first Southeast Asia’s representative to become a strategic partner in Digital Transformation with Airbus. Specially, FPT will take charge of applying Analytics of Big Data and AI on Skywise – a digital aviation data platform. Through the cooperation with Airbus – the European largest aerospace company with highly strict demands, FPT Software’s capabilities in aviation industry have been significantly proven.
That FPT cooperates with Airbus is expected to further foster the success of Skywise digital aviation data platform. Digital Transformation Officer of Airbus – Mr. Marc Fontaine also affirmed. “We are delighted to collaborate with FPT – a credible and innovative software partner – who will assist us to conquer challenges in Digital Transformation. FPT will develop and deploy Skywise applications, which is a perfect complement for Airbus. We are absolutely eager for further cooperation with the company”.
Prior to this, FPT Software and Airbus inked a Letter of Intent to cooperate in Aviation Technology in December 2017, which marks a significant milestone of FPT in the journey to become trusted partners of global leading technology corporations in developing and implementing digital platforms.
Skywise, “the beating heart of aviation”, is a strategic initiative at the core of Airbus digital. It aims to become the platform of reference used by all major aviation players to improve their operational performance and business results and to support their own digital transformation.
Europe’s second largest express company GeoPost and FPT have jointly signed an MoU on technology services with the aim to improve the operation efficiency of GeoPost.
Under the collaboration, FPT will provide technology solutions and apply Digital Transformation on GeoPost’s delivery system. As GeoPost is now facing the challenge of optimizing the delivery process and economizing on costs, FPT will help the company to modernize the IT system in order to reduce costs, respond to the demand of resources and improve the service. Concurrently, FPT will efficiently support GeoPost in expanding and developing the logistics market in Asia Pacific through FPT’s network in the region.
The cooperation between technology companies and logistics giants will considerably alter logistics industry in the future. Hence, that FPT collaborates with GeoPost affirms the FPT’s pioneering position in seizing new trends. “Prior to this, FPT rebuilt the entire global Portal system for GeoPost to make it more user-friendly. We are delighted to set strategic partnership with them by signing an official MoU, so that FPT can expand further cooperation with GeoPost in France and help them penetrate Vietnam market”, CEO of FPT France Ngo Duy Khang commented. This cooperation is expected to bring hundreds of million US Dollars to FPT Software in 2018 and the following years.
Together with prominent advantages in the field of development, migration, modernization, embedded system, automation test, FPT Software has built up its competence by establishing a business unit called Digital Transformation in Logistics (DTL) to exclusively serve logistics customers since 2017. Apart from maintaining the cooperation with current customers, DTL has put its effort into winning new customers in the USA and Europe. Especially, Europe is presently the most potential market for FPT as it prefers outsourcing to third parties.
GeoPost, which is a French leading express company, delivers parcels in over 230 countries for more than 360.000 customers all over the world with the revenue of 5 billion euros per year. The company covers more than 40 European countries thanks to its workforce of 20,000 people.
At AWS Summit Singapore 2018, FPT Software was the only technology company in Southeast Asia to be listed as Diamond Sponsor. Prior to this, within the scope of the AWS Partner Summit held on April 3rd, FPT Software was also recognized as the first ASEAN headquartered AWS Premier Consulting Partner – the highest level within the Amazon Web Services® Partner Network.
AWS Summit Singapore 2018, known as the biggest event of Amazon Web Services, was held with the participation of 5000 technology professionals and developers. At the event, FPT Software attracted nearly 1000 participants to the company booth to showcase leading-edge expertise of Migration Factory & Cloud Managed Services, IT innovation as well as present technology demos of Automated Call Center, Facial Recognition, Virtual Reality, Autonomous Driving, and so on. Besides, Chief Technology Officer Tran Huy Bao Giang, together with Mr. Steve Nguyen – CIO of Masan Group, delivered an impressive speech on cloud migration. The session illustrated how to address challenges in mass migration and discussed multiple types of cloud migration from diversified case studies, through which FPT Software’s technology capabilities, especially AWS mass migration expertise, were demonstrated.
“FPT Software’s title was highlighted in front of nearly 1000 partners and participants in the region. Participating the event as Diamond Sponsor has significantly enhanced FPT Software’s position as a prominent AWS Consulting Partner whose competency in consulting and implementing large-scale projects on cloud platform are proven”. Chief Marketing Officer Nguyen Thi Dan Phuong expressed.
FPT Software, as Diamond Sponsor, has been opened up with various ideal opportunities to promote company brand and engage with industry peers, thought-leaders as well as generate potential leads from AWS prospective customers. By sponsoring the Summit, the company has achieved top-of-find awareness for people looking for IT services and demonstrated serious commitment to strengthening the partnership with AWS with the aim to jointly achieve world-changing impacts with Digital Transformation.
FPT Software was recently awarded the title of “Top 10 Sao Khue Awards 2018” by Vietnam Software Association (VINASA), firmly recognizing the FPT’s effort and commitment to Digital Transformation under the scenario of Industry 4.0.
“Top 10 Sao Khue Awards” is evaluated based on criteria on market size, technology, prominence, socialization, applicability, etc. Having been inaugurated since 2003, “Sao Khue Awards” is the most renowned title for organizations and companies whom have made great contribution to the development of Vietnam’s Software and Information Technology industries.
FPT Software offers Digital Transformation services with novel technologies including Social, Mobility, Cloud, Big Data, IoT, AR/VR, Robotics and AI. Since 2016, the company has provided consultancy and solutions regarding Digital Transformation to global customers, 217 of which are Top Fortune 500 across a wide range of industries from aviation, healthcare, to finance. With FPT Software’s solutions, customers have experienced profoundly positive changes in their business efficiency, profitability and growth.
“I take pride in FPT’s accomplishments in pioneering Digital Transformation in Vietnam”. Said Mrs. Nguyen Dan Phuong, CMO of FPT Software. “FPT has advantages in the possibility of reaching out and approaching massive information on a global scale as well as cooperating with big partners leading the way in digital transformation journey. I do hope that FPT Software is a good example for other companies in Vietnam to follow and further develop in order to mark Vietnam on such global journey”.
FPT Software, as the number 1 IT Company in Vietnam, plays a part in affirming strongly Vietnam’s status and capability in global tech market. Additionally, FPT Software contributes to not only national business prosperity (the revenue in 2017 reaches nearly US$ 300 million, one fifth of which is from Digital Transformation) but also socio-economic benefits (creating job opportunities for over 13.000 individuals and facilitating Vietnamese youth to approach world latest technologies).
FPT Software has continuously been honoured at the highest “Sao Khue Awards” titles for almost 10 years. In 2014, the company received the five-star title for eMobiz – sales management system for hand-held devices – which has been employed by many FMCGs and other multinationals.