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The demand for personnel in the IT sector continues to rise, with an increasingly strong rising recruitment serving post-pandemic business recovery and growth, according to a report on the Vietnamese labour market in the second quarter

Technology industry no longer the exclusive land of men

Boldly dismissing gender stereotypes, many young women in the technology industry have achieved initial success and have inspired others to step into the field that is considered the “land" of men.

More people are pursuing IT careers as the digital economy takes off

By September 2021, Vietnam had more than 1.3 million unemployed workers. Meanwhile, the local IT industry, with its growth momentum and large contribution to GDP, is hungry for human resources. 

Revenue from IT industry reaches $110.7 billion in 10 months

Vietnam earned 110.7 billion USD in revenue from the IT industry in the first 10 months of 2021, up 9 percent from the same period last year, data from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) showed.

A nod to the history of IT in Vietnam

A 25sq.m room in a busy residential area in Hanoi owned by a 70-something researcher serves as a museum offering a close look at the history of information technology (IT) in Vietnam.

Recruitment demand in IT industry quadruples

The recruitment demand of the IT industry has quadrupled after a decade, according to the report “Information Technology Human Resources of the 2010s and 2020" released by VietnamWorks, 

Indian tech giant eyes Hung Yen

Hindustan Computers Limited (HCL) has confirmed their intention to invest in a mega project in the northern province of Hung Yen.

Vietnam’s IT gets golden chance from fresh investment wave

Vietnam's plans on digital economy, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, smart cities and startups are clearly helping the country’s IT industry continue to record strong revenue growth

IT industry needs to shift from coding to software engineering

More than 1 million people are working in the IT industry in Vietnam, but 80 percent of them are doing outsourcing.

Local IT firms struggle to attract talent

VietNamNet Bridge - A manpower shortage is affecting the development of the IT (information technology) industry. 

Startups raise huge capital from foreign investors

VietNamNet Bridge - Many technology startups have received funds worth tens of billions of dong after their first calls for capital.

Workforce crisis in software industry

VietNamNet Bridge - Software firms have urged training establishments to reconsider the training process and apply measures to improve the workforce for the software industry.

Most imported computers have “back doors”: MIC

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese pubic, surprised to hear about Lenovo’s spyware, and are now faced with another surprise as the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) has stated that most imported computing devices have “back doors”. 

IT industry tackles lack of qualified staff

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite having a large number of universities specialising in information and technology, IT companies in Viet Nam are still short of candidates, according to the HCM City Computer Association.

India Satyam Computers: B Ramalinga Raju guilty of fraud

 A court in India has found the former head of Satyam Computers and nine others guilty in one of the country's biggest ever corporate scandals.

IT companies in search of more experts in 2015

VietNamNet Bridge – Demand for human resources in the IT industry in HCM City is expected to increase by 15-20 per cent this year,

Da Nang launches virtual fireworks competition

 VietNamNet Bridge – The central city of Da Nang is set to hold a fireworks competition with a difference: instead of lighting up the night sky, it will explode onto computer screens.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 10/7

 US$446 million allocated for IT industry; Vietnam imports 25,000 cars in H1; VNPT International opens rep. office in Cambodia; EU to check quality of bivalve molluscs in Vietnam; Newly-established businesses up 19.3%

MIC and Microsoft enter MoU to strengthen Vietnam’s IT development

VietNamNet Bridge – Today, the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) and Microsoft officially signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) to established the framework for a long-term partnership. 

IT industry to see M&A more active in 2014

 VietNamNet Bridge – Information technology (IT) specialists said that mergers & acquisitions (M&A) activity will be more active this year as venture funds and enterprises are seeking investment opportunities in the sector.