envision a dream with passions,
strive for it with teamwork,
and contribute to
society with innovations.
what we do
As a leading offshore software development company, ISB Vietnam helps your business thrive through our quality software development outsourcing services and cutting-edge products.
At ISB Vietnam, we believe in making a positive difference to our
clients through our software development outsourcing services.
As an award-winning offshore software development company in Vietnam, we’ve been delivering the excellent solutions to many clients for over 20 years since 2003.
Our AI Thermal Camera is the advanced solution for non-contact access control and attendance management. AI Thermal Camera provides the perfect solution for access control with not only temperature measurement function but also mask detection, AI face recognition technology, and much more. Total solution of AI Thermal Camera and SmartCare System keeps your employee’s health safety, attendance management, security all under control. ISB Vietnam makes security, efficient access control, and time attendance tracking easier than ever.
what we can
Develop a wide range of applications in financial industries.
Provide inclusive services from system development to maintenance.
Have notable experience in developing applications in medical field..
Many achievement in application development, system by CMS and built website campaign combined with SNS.
Develop mobile applications with beautiful UI on several platforms.
Middleware development basing on Android, and embedded software development and porting.
Develop protocol stack such as WiMAX and WiFi. Control software development of Mobile Phone Base Station.
Server is necessary for providing services. We have achievements with both cloud and server.
E-club - Make your point!
After the two first topics, E-Club has received much support from IVC staffs. That has motivated us to continue holding "English-only talks". In February, E-club organized two sessions and got contributions from participants. Let's look back at the highlights of these two topics.
February began with a quite lively topic: "Teamwork or Individual work." Participants were divided into two groups and proceeded to defend their group's point of view. By pointing out the pros of their teams and the cons of the opponent, many great ideas were raised. After that discussion, the participants had a broader view of teamwork and individual work. They could select the benefits of two working styles to take advantage of, and analyze the disadvantages of each way to find solutions to the extent possible.
The participants rated this topic as not easy since it is impossible to indicate which is better, however, it was an exciting topic. The joiners used all their vocabulary and knowledge to make their points and debate with the opposing team. This is in line with the E- club's goal - which is to have a communication and practice environment in English.
Another topic in February was “Cultural differences between Vietnam and Japan”. Although they contain the Asian culture, Vietnam and Japan still exist differences in the way they work, live, communicate, etc. IVC is a company with Japanese roots. Therefore, it is not too difficult for staffs to recognize a few differences in working culture. Some participants who have had the experience of living or traveling in Japan have added different points in life and communication styles. This discussion is a premise for participants to communicate more effectively with customers in the Japanese market.
E-club will continue to accompany IVC staffs on the path of practicing English communication. Hopefully, discussions of the E-club can contribute to people's enthusiasm for learning English.
See you in the next blog post.
Happy International Women's Day 2023
March is the month of honoring women, highlighting all the sacrifices, contributions and achievements of women, helping to make a difference and changing society’s perspective. In this month, don’t hesitate to show our love, our care and give special gifts to our grandmothers, mothers, wives, aunts, sisters or even our girlfriends who always care for our both spiritual and physical life to help us have the best mood to work with full of energy every day. And it would be remiss not to show special care and thanks to IVC’s ladies, who always accompany and support us in daily work.
To cherish the dedicated IVC’s women, IVC organized a warm day for ladies on 8th March, 2023. Beginning the show was a great dance flash mob on the lyrics of song “See Tinh” performed by 12 handsome and talented male colleagues. We must say our ladies were very surprised and delighted with this well-prepared performance, they didn’t take their eyes off “the dancers” on stage and always had smiles on their faces.
Thank you to “dancers” for taking the time and effort to deliver this wonderful performance. We really love it!
The next surprise went on with the deep wishes from a Gentleman who represented all IVC’s men, to express the wonderful message through his speech. You made our day!
If you thought that the surprise stopped, you were wrong. All IVC’s women were excited to receive sunflowers bouquets as beautiful as them and lovely gifts from the Company and the Union given by IVC’s men plus with their best wishes.
Honestly to say, we could see the happiness and smiles on our women’s faces during this special event on 8th March.
Wishing all IVC ladies are Wonderful - Outstanding - Marvelous - Eligible - Nice all the time. Happy Women's Day!
How does IVC respond to Vietnam’s drastically changing labor market in the IT industry?
(*This Blog Post was created based on the interview with Mr. Onogawa Yasuto - IVC General Director after 1 year of applying Motivation Cloud to the company’s employee engagement improvement.
* The interview content was also published on the website of Link and Motivation Inc. Company at: https://www.motivation-cloud.com/case/isb-vietnam)
IVC (ISB Vietnam Company) was established in 2003 by ISB Corporation and is celebrating the 20th anniversary establishment this year. Our main business is offshore software development, and in recent years, we have been working not only with Japanese customers but also with other overseas customers. Currently, we have about 100 engineers who are diverse and well versed in a variety of expertise in software development outsourcing.
IVC Office - Working Station
The General IT industry in Vietnam has an issue with a high turnover rate. With more and more foreign companies entering the Vietnamese market, we have seen wage increases over the years, and the gap in salary ranges between companies is getting wider and wider. Similarly, if we look at Japanese companies, the current situation is that there is also a salary gap between companies like ours, which mainly focus on offshore development, and other companies that mainly focus on product development.
Therefore, enhancing employee engagement and improving the turnover rate is always a concern for IVC. With this in mind, we have implemented various measures before, but they have tended to be from our management’s perspective and have not been effective as expected. Since the relationship with employees had been a one-way street, we wanted to understand “how employees feel about the company.”
Mr. Onogawa Yasuto - IVC General Director
After carefully researching and evaluating a variety of related human resource systems in the market, we have decided to apply The Motivation Cloud System from the beginning of 2022 with the expectations that this system would support our management to understand how employees actually felt about the company and pinpoint countermeasures then address these issues.
After one year of applying the Motivation Cloud, we believe that the greatest strength of this system is its ability to quantify organizational status by score, which supports us to have an objective assessment of our organization. Moreover, all IVC employees are now able to send out messages and express their intentions through these surveys. It is very important for our company to listen to the voices of employees- we thought.
Especially, in the second survey, when we asked, “How do you feel about this type of initiative (survey)?”, more than 70% of the respondents replied they thought it was a good idea. It was the motivation for the company because our employees have a favorable impression of the survey.
Based on the survey results, we are immediately starting to review our benefits policies. We have many benefits policies, some of which have not changed at all over the years. While we can assume that employees are satisfied with some of the policies and whether or not some policies are utilizing the benefits properly, we have not been able to find out until now.
Since Motivation Cloud allows us to add optional qualitative questions, we knew how employees felt about the benefits, making it easier to make decisions such as “this is fine as it is” or “this doesn’t make sense, let’s change it.” In the future, we will be able to focus on more effective benefits.
After hearing the voice from employees and finding out which policies and activities in the company are evaluated as effective, the company has been putting effort into upgrading some current benefit policies and organizing many company activities to enhance employee engagement.
Moreover, it is important to communicate our philosophy and vision and to make employees empathize with the value of the company’s existence and the direction it is aiming for. This will give employees a reason to stay with the company other than just the salary, and this will make IVC become a stronger organization. The Fixed-points of observations were made on Motivation Cloud so that we can raise not only the “satisfaction level” but also the “expectation level” by consciously communicating the company’s policies.
Salary and benefits are, of course, also an immediate issue in improving turnover rate. The survey also identified this as a priority area for improvement, and it is also linked to the turnover rate. And in order to cope with the changing environment, the company is planning to develop a strategy for the future, including a change of business.
IVC will continue to utilize Motivation Cloud from now on, but on the other hand, we do not think it is a good idea to rely too much on the idea that “using this system will make the company better.” The key point is how the company can make use of it and what measures the company can take based on these results.
In Vietnam, We think there are still a few Japanese IT companies that focus on employee engagement and improve their companies by listening to employees’ opinions. In this respect, we believe that IVC is ahead of the rest, and we would like to take more and more measures to build a strong organization.
Company meeting & New Year Party 2023
2022 year was considered as the year of the economic recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic, but this was really a year of economic volatility and challenges.
In the Company meeting which was held on January 13, 2023, BOD already shared with all IVC employees the overview of the Company's business status in 2022 and the business plan in 2023. This was the time for IVC to look back at the actual achievements and not achievements as well in 2022 and point out our strengths, weaknesses in management so that together-we will make IVC grow up further in the future.
To contribute to the success of IVC in the past year, the contributions from employees are indispensable. The Company meeting was also the time to honor individuals and teams who have excellently completed the company’s objectives, as well as gained trust and satisfaction from customers.
Also in this meeting, the General Director introduced the company's official video to celebrate 20 years anniversary in Vietnam market and shared the company's vision and expectations for the next training trip in Japan for all IVC staffs. 2023 year is really a meaningful and desirable year for IVC .
In the context that the joyful atmosphere of the Lunar New Year was coming very soon, a warm party to welcome the New Year was highly anticipated. With the message “Tet - a reunion festival", the BOD hoped to organize a warm party with all IVC family, that was why the New Year Party was held at the IVC office in a very new look since renovation. An exciting musical performance and attractive-prize Lucky Draw program were the highlight of this party, which attracted and connected all IVC members very well.
Let's look back at the moments when luck knocked on the door of IVC members.
The moment of calling the lucky name of the special prizewinner - iPhone 14 Pro Max really made the whole company explode.
The journey of 2023 has just started, let's join hands and continue to contribute to a successful new year!!!
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