Vietnam honours outstanding IT firms in 2020

Tuesday, 2020-12-15 10:43:37
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The ceremony to honour Vietnam's outstanding IT firms
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NDO - The Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (Vinasa) held a ceremony on December 14 to announce and honour the most outstanding Vietnamese IT firms in 2020 as part of the Vietnam ICT Summit and Vietnam Digital Transformation Day 2020.

The organisers said they received over 170 applications from 100 enterprises, which went through three rounds of judgement by industry experts and government officials before the finalists were selected.

The awards cover various categories such as software export, business process outsourcing, financial technology, e-government solution provision, digital content, IoT, digital transformation platforms, digital infrastructure, security, digital transformation services and solutions, digital marketing, smart city solutions, IT services and solutions, IT training, and start-up businesses.

They added that importance was attached to the reputation and capability of an enterprise, resulting in some fields seeing fewer than 10 firms chosen.

Data from the organisers shows that the export revenue of the top ten software exporters in 2019 was estimated at VND4,900 billion (US$211.4 million), accounting for 24% of Vietnam’s software export revenue.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Vietnam ICT Summit on December 14, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung noted that digital transformation can be successful only when it involves all the people.

He called on all agencies, organisations and enterprises to build a strategy and action plan on digital transformation for themselves.

The deputy minister added that Vietnamese digital technology firms must be the main driving force of digital transformation in Vietnam.

The Vietnam ICT Summit and Vietnam Digital Transformation Day 2020 is taking place on December 14 and 15 with the participation of over 2,000 delegates and is expected to attract around 10,000 online viewers.