October 27, 2017
NashTech, part of the Harvey Nash Group plc, joined the 11th Japan ICT Day in Ho Chi Minh City.
The conference has been a platform for Vietnamese and Japanese companies to seek business partnerships since 2007. This year, the conference brought together over 300 delegates from Japan and Vietnam discussing topics addressed the theme “Digital Transformation: The New Era for Vietnam-Japan IT Cooperation”.
Key highlights from the conference:
- In 2017, Vietnam was placed as the 6th outsourcing destination in the AT Kearny rankings
- In 2017, research firm Tholons rated Vietnam as the 8th leading provider of IT services globally
- Vietnam remains the second largest partnership with Japan
- Demand for IT engineers in Japan is always high and the country is facing serious manpower shortage issue. According to a report by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in 2016, on one hand the number of IT engineers in Japan will reach its peak of over 920,000 IT engineers by 2019, before beginning to decline. The highest needs are in the areas of IoT, AI, Big Data and Robotics
- Discussion at the human resource session suggested that extra effort from universities, training institutions and companies from both Vietnam and Japan is required to address and develop shortage skills. This is with the aim to grow the quantity and quality of IT engineer graduates
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