As Industry 4.0 continues to drive changes in business models, many companies are placing a greater emphasis on creating workspaces that support an open, collaborative and sharing environment, which will lead to improved employee productivity and satisfaction. Campus-style office model at Singapore Science Park Industry 4.0 is changing the role of workplaces As we move towards a more open and connected world arising from Industry 4.0, many companies are recognising the importance of creating an office environment that encourages interaction, collaboration and discussions. Shifting away from the traditional office concept, many large and successful technology companies such as Facebook and Google, are choosing campus-style office models over cramped offices in skyscrapers. Campus-style offices usually feature low-rise buildings with high ceilings, spacious floor layouts, fully-equipped facilities and lush greeneries. Designed to provide a seamless and vibrant work-live-play-learn … [Read more...] about DOES THE 4th INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION NEED TO START IN THE WORKPLACE?
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Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment (VBCWE), a new coalition of large employers committed to ensuring gender equality within their businesses and beyond, launched in Hà Nội on Thursday. The Coalition was formed with the support of Investing in Women, an initiative of the Australian Government. VBCWE is expected to lead efforts to create workplaces where women and men have the same opportunities to contribute and advance in their chosen careers. The seven founding members of the VBCWE are Deloitte Vietnam, Maritime Bank, Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), SASCO, GARCO 10, Traphaco and Unilever Vietnam. Together, they have an estimated 120,000 Vietnamese employees. The Coalition is chaired by Hà Thu Thanh, Chair of Deloitte Vietnam and the Vice Chair is Tôn Nữ Thị Ninh – Việt Nam’s former ambassador to the EU and Belgium. These companies have committed … [Read more...] about New business coalition promotes gender equality in the workplace
* Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen have secured the services of Manchester United striker James Wilson on a season-long loan, both clubs confirmed on Monday (Aug 13). * Sassuolo have signed midfielder Manuel Locatelli initially on loan from AC Milan, with an agreement to make the move a permanent one, the two Serie A clubs said on Monday. Locatelli, 20, made his professional debut in 2016 and made 21 league appearances last season. * Dutchman Fabio Jakobsen won the first stage of the BinckBank Tour on Monday (Aug 13), claiming victory in a sprint ahead of Marcel Kittel and Caleb Ewan in the Netherlands. Jakobsen will wear the leader’s jersey going into Tuesday’s 12.7km individual time trial in Venray. * Monaco winger Keita Balde Diao has joined Italian Serie A club Inter Milan on a one-year loan, both the clubs said on Monday. The Milan-based club has paid a loan fee of 5 million euros (4.5 million pounds) for the 23-year-old and will have to pay between 30 and 34 million … [Read more...] about La Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India
The Hanoitimes - Vinfast aims to improve the Vietnamese traffic infrastructure system with the deals. Vinfast, a subsidiary of Vingroup, and Siemens Vietnam have signed two deals on supplying technologies and spare parts for electric bus manufacturing. The signing ceremony With this plan, Vinfast aims to help improve Vietnam’s environment as well as the country’s transportation quality. The two firms agreed to shake hands in building the first line of electric bus, which is scheduled to debut in late 2019. The move serves as background for a value chain for eco-friendly public transportation vehicles manufacturing in Vietnam. Meanwhile, Siemens has experiences in developing electric bus as well as is famous for its application of green techonologies in the transport sector. Meanwhile, VinFast has committed to partner with the world’s namesake firms in providing safe, high-quaility vehicles, meeting European standards. At the moment, Vinfast is developing … [Read more...] about Vinfast signs two deals with Siemens in electric bus manufacturing
ACV strikes feasibility study deal with consultant in Long Thanh airport projectLe Anh An artist's impression of the passenger terminal of the Long Thanh International Airport project in the southern province of Dong Nai - PHOTO: LE ANH HCMC – The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) on June 2 clinched a deal with a Vietnam-foreign consortium to do a feasibility study for the first phase of the Long Thanh International Airport project in the southern province of Dong Nai. The consortium comprises three Japanese firms – Japan Airport Consultants Inc, Nippon Koei Co Ltd, and Oriental Consultants Global Co Ltd; France’s ADP Ingénierie; and two Vietnamese companies – Airport Design and Construction Consultancy One Member LLC and Transport Engineering Design Inc. If everything goes smoothly, the study could be ready in June next year. The report would be assessed between July and September 2019, according to the ACV. The Transport Ministry could send … [Read more...] about ACV strikes feasibility study deal with consultant in Long Thanh airport project