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32 years of Internet of Things: Axis Communications

It is sometimes interesting to get a slightly longer, historic perspective, in this ever-increasingly digital world, and Axis Communications, a Swedish IT company, represents this well. The example concerns ‘Internet of Things’ (or IoT), a buzzword and relatively recent concept. “IoT, to get things to function over a network, we’ve been doing for 32 years.…

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland – and Singapore – least corrupt countries

The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World’s least corrupt countries. Revealing the “Corruption Perception Index”, Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: “This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality,…

Universum: Southeast Asia is in need of employer branding!

Banks, for instance, have an increasing need to hire talent with IT skills (the type of talent who does not traditionally view them as an attractive employer). And most companies need to find ways to attract different target groups such as millennials and Generation Z, in addition to speaking to the particular needs of various…

Swedish Minister with fintech delegation to Singapore

Per Bolund, Minister for Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs, will lead a Swedish fintech delegation to Singapore in conjunction to the Fintech Festival during 14 Nov – 18 Nov 2016. Minister Per Bolund’s delegation includes representatives from 12 Swedish fintech companies and Stockholm School of Economics. On the agenda are meetings with industry representatives and…

Swedish manufacturing to Thailand, Vietnam

Thailand (Bangkok) and Vietnam Business Sweden will in 2016 again return with a manufacturing delegation to Vietnam (Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City), and continuing to Thailand in connection to the Metalex trade fair, during 21–24 November 2016. Sustainable manufacturing is the theme, with the objective to promote: + Swedish machines, tools and automation solutions…

Multicultural IT teams is Malaysia’s unique strength

Danish-owned Vedel IT offers IT offshore software development from Malaysia, where the opportunity to recruit globally and build multicultural teams form a unique and attractive combination. Scandinavian companies so far make up the bulk of Vedel IT’s clients. Founder Mark Vedel, with experience from IT systems implementation since 1989, came to Malaysia because his wife…

Monitor ERP System improves manufacturing in Malaysia, Southeast Asia

A Swedish enterprise resource planning system and company from Sweden called Monitor ERP System has rapidly gained customers and foothold in Southeast-Asia. ScandAsia highlights this story from late 2014, which describes the background and the start of rolling out their business system also in this region. The tried-and-tested and very mature business process management software has…

Diaverum, Yueda Group enters Sweden-China health care JV

Diaverum, one of the leading renal care providers worldwide (of Swedish origins), and the Chinese Yueda Group, a large state-owned enterprise group based in Jiangsu, on 8 July celebrated the beginning of their joint venture partnership. They entered into teh agreement to provide renal care services in China back in May and this official ceremony…

New Spica Siam Husqvarna Thailand headquarters

On 27 April Sweden’s Ambassador to Thailand His Excellency Staffan Herrström, along with Managing Director Jan Eriksson and brand representatives, including Glenn Watman, Regional Director Asean Husqvarna, inaugurated the new Bangkok office and warehouse facilities for Spica Siam / Husqvarna. Many Swedes from the expat community in Thailand, as well as other VIPs also attended…

Dreaming big with Frontier in Southeast Asia

Asia as growth market and start-up scene for Nordic companies and entrepreneurs is assisted by Finnish fundraiser and consulting firm In the Digital economy (or New economy), where disruptive innovations, start-ups and other service-oriented growth companies are increasingly dominating business, Asia is a market to be reckoned with, thanks partly to a blossoming entrepreneurial ecosystem…