Vietnam enters top ten global index

  The 2017 best countries for Global software outsourcing are ranked based on three criteria – financial attractiveness, people’s skills and availability, and business environment. The rankings, formed in A.T. Kearney which released on September 19. This year, Asian countries continue to dominate the index as India, China and Malaysia respectively held on to the first three places while Indonesia came fourth and the Philippines seventh. However, Thailand fell two places to eighth. Especial Vietnam has jumped five places to […]

What is Blockchain: Explained for Beginners

Why You Should Care – The technology of block chain promises to change dozens of industries from Financial Tools and Payments to Real Estate and Voting. The space has attracted billions of dollars in investments from some of the biggest firms (Fidelity, IBM, JP Morgan) and has spawned several Unicorns (11 and counting). Already millions of people around the world are using blockchain to save money and make their lives easier. Understanding this technology is the first step to be […]

Vietnam’s FPT sells stake in trading arm, continues IT push

Taiwan’s Synnex offers distribution expertise in strategic partnership Information technology group FPT and Taiwan’s Synnex Technology International agreed to a strategic partnership involving the Vietnamese company’s distribution unit, part of a deal signed Tuesday in Hanoi. (photo provided by FPT) HO CHI MINH CITY — Information technology group FPT agreed Tuesday to sell a 47% stake in its trading arm to Synnex Technology International, the latest move by the Vietnamese conglomerate to scale back trading activities in order to focus on high-value IT services. […]

VietnamWorks & TopITworks release latest salary report

There are pay gaps among application groups, programming languages, and scope of work, according to a report from VietnamWorks and TopITworks on Salary in Information Technology in mid-2017, released on August 29. The information in the report is based on data collected from 800 IT professionals in Vietnam: The Saas programming application group ranks the first in payroll, with up to 50 per cent of survey participants having experience in this area. The second-highest-paid is the Embedded System group, but […]