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How to Correctly Hire Web Development Team

How to Correctly Hire Web Development Team

3 Steps to Take to Hire Web Development Team Whether you’re a small business owner or a large corporation, there is no doubt that your website is one of your biggest assets. An attractive and appealing website that also provides all the necessary functionality can have a huge impact on the success of your business …

Understanding Your Web Development Cost Estimate

Understanding Your Web Development Cost Estimate

Fortune Telling – Predicting Your Web Development Cost Estimate To the disappointment of the many who googled, ‘How much does it cost to build a website?’ there is no quickly returned answer that will be an accurate web development cost estimate of your project’s own intricacies and the reality of its developmental journey.   The …

How to Outsource Web Development and Sleep Well at Night

How to Outsource Web Development and Sleep Well at Night

Why Outsource Web Development? The lure is what draws most businesses offshore when they decide to find software outsourcing services. The proliferation of professional outsourcing agencies has changed the image of the far-flung outsourced freelancer, providing their clients access to a wide talent pool, supported by the managerial infrastructure and administrative support that a successful …

Dedicated Team Structure – A Long-term Software Development Relationship

Dedicated Team Structure – A Long-term Software Development Relationship

What is a Dedicated Team Structure? When a business has software development requirements that exceed their present in-house capabilities, they often look to offshore software development outsourcing providers that work in a dedicated team structure. They will collaborate with the provider with the aim of taking the project from its conception through to delivery and …

The Reality of an Offshore Development Team in 2019

The Reality of an Offshore Development Team in 2019

Mythbusting –The Offshore Development Team in 2019 How to manage offshore software development project is a challenge, ensuring the delivery of a quality end product that reflects the standards of your business, requires a well-structured multi-faceted approach. An offshore development team is viewed by many as a cheap alternative in sw development that only adds …

Year End Party 2018: It’s Time to Look Back & Celebrate

Year End Party 2018: It’s Time to Look Back & Celebrate

Friday, 25 January 2019 – What a blast! We finally waited till the most expected event of all time, the Year End Party 2018. Our year-end parties are always a great time to hobnob and catch up with friends. The regular monthly Friday Beer(s) are sometimes short and it’s hard to gather everyone. That’s what …

How to Get Your Software Development Costs Simplified

How to Get Your Software Development Costs Simplified

Software Development Costs Define Your Project In estimating software development costs, you are in fact defining what your end product will be. Which features are necessary to the core functionalities of the software and those can cause unnecessary costs at certain stages of the product lifecycle? The prioritized features will be driven first but closely …

Why Your Software Development Plan Is Probably Outdated?

Why Your Software Development Plan Is Probably Outdated?

You Need an Updated Custom Software Development Plan For an idea to succeed, planning is essential and software development is no different with many projects to gather all the necessary information to control a project. A software development plan describes both the technical and tactical approach to a project, which project managers can use to …

Does Vietnam Software Outsourcing Meet Expectations? No, It’s Beyond.

Does Vietnam Software Outsourcing Meet Expectations? No, It’s Beyond.

A new outlook on Vietnam software outsourcing Changing perceptions The face of Vietnam has changed immeasurably in the past 30 years since the market was first opened to the world. Today the country’s economic growth rivals that of China at around 7% per year. According to analysts from The World Bank, one of the main …

Christmas Party 2018 – Santa Claus is coming to fram^

Christmas Party 2018 – Santa Claus is coming to fram^

December 21st – fram^’s Christmas Party 2018 in Saigon, Vietnam We had a very special visitor this week, as none other than Santa Claus himself paid a visit to our flagship office in downtown Saigon. After spending about 30 minutes stuck on the roof looking for the chimney, he found his way into the fram^ …

Project Journey – fram Vietnam

Project Journey

Hi guys,
We are excited to publish fram^ news on July as Our project journey. We also would like to take this chance to say "Thank you" to all framers for their greatest contributions to fram^'s success. Find out how we make our great journey

- 2013 - 2016 -

Beer time

At Beer Time on every Friday evening when you can share about you, get up to outside of work with something unusual or a side of yourself that other people don’t normally see? Stresses and distance seem to disappear in the blink of an eye to give cheerful moments space. It’s time everyone’s story is counted to increase the understanding, empathy and encouragement, along with charming, reminding, comforting one another or simply make people laugh

Beer time on Friday –  fram Vietnam
- EVERY FRIDAY -

Every 3 months, all company members gather to look back on what fram^ achieved lately and celebrate our outstanding success and the accomplishment of goals we aimed. We also take this chance to introduce newbies, a warm welcome to them with great food and drink.

- EVERY 3 MONTHS -

English class

English class - fram Vietnam

In our daily work, talking with foreign clients is one of the primary tasks we do. Therefore, fram^ attaches great importance to strengthen communication skills in English. At any moment Framers learn English, joyfulness and enthusiasts are really happening here in every sense of the word.

- EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY -

Tech talk

Tech talk with colleagues - fram Vietnam

As fram^ Vietnam has been growing, likewise the organization has expanded and spread out, a boost of IT knowledge to catch the world’s need is one of the essential keys to be successful. For that purpose, Tech Talk is held twice a month following with a presentation on one of technology trending topics prepared by a member. Participants will not only gain new knowledge but also discuss, generate ideas, identify problems and suggest possible solutions. This is the golden opportunity for everyone to broaden their horizons.

- TWO TIMES PER MONTH -

COMPANY MEETING

Company meeting every quarter - fram Vietnam

Every 3 months, all company members gather to look back on what fram^ achieved lately and celebrate our outstanding success and the accomplishment of goals we aimed. We also take this chance to introduce newbies, a warm welcome to them with great food and drink.

- EVERY 3 MONTHS -

Phan Minh Nhat - Magento Developer Intern

Phan Minh Nhat – Magento Developer Intern - fram Vietnam

Decentralized organizational structure is the unique thing here and it barely happens in the IT companies. For me, Framers do not chat a lot but we have a strong connection, which is the main reason for me to work at fram^ Vietnam.

Nguyen Thi Trang Dai - Magento Developer Intern

Nguyen Thi Trang Dai - Magento Developer Intern - fram Vietnam

For me, I think that many great talents working around you is the best thing when you work at fram^ Vietnam. You push yourself to the next level by asking questions, taking responsibilities, and thinking outside the box. Hence, I am really motivated when I come to work because I know I have to try harder to become the best version of me.

Tran Anh Thu – Associate HR Manager

Tran Anh Thu – HR Manager - fram Vietnam

For me, it is like love at first sight. I was so impressed by the open-space office where everyone works together without barriers. I love working in an international environment, and I am happy to say that fram^ gave me what I expected for ‘a great place to work’. It goes without saying, I have learned massive skills and knowledge from my internship. This experience will be a good base for me to follow my future career.

Trinh Thanh Son - Magento Developer

Trinh Thanh Son - Magento Developer Intern - fram Vietnam

On a personal level, I have learned a lot of things such as realistic technical and working skills when I work here. My managers always keep me on track with my work, help me to define my career path clearly and teach me a bunch of great things. What’s more, fram^ makes me feel that the adult world is not that bad if you get to do the right thing at the right place with the right people.

Ngyen Ngoc Thien Trang – Quality Control

Nguyen Ngoc Thien Trang – QC Intern - fram Vietnam

fram^ is the place that I poured passion into my work, gave all I have and worked overtime to earn the approval and satisfaction from clients. When you put everything you have into something the feeling of achievement is unbelievable. That feeling then turns into motivation and boosts you up even higher and further in your career road. That's what fram^ has given me, and has changed me into a better person.

Le Minh Thinh - Associate Business Analysis

Le Minh Thinh – Associate Business Analyst - fram Vietnam

Culture at fram^ Vietnam is so amazing and it makes everybody get along well with each other. ‘Friendly’ is the best word to describe Framers. Co-workers are always willing to help you to solve the problems. For the managers, they look like the instructor helping you to move in the right way rather than the boss.

New office

New Office – Chris’s presentation - fram Vietnam New office – Audience of presentation - fram Vietnam New office – Present new members - fram Vietnam Atmosphere at new office - fram Vietnam First beer time at new office - fram Vietnam Quarter party with new members- fram Vietnam

At the beginning of April, we had a friendly meeting and party to celebrate our achievements in the first quarter 2016.

There are several of reasons for us to cheer. First of all, we have successfully built and moved to a brand-new office. You might have seen our amazing working space from the previous facebook updates not long ago. Secondly, this meeting was also an opportunity to introduce our completed Personal Development Framework to everyone. Another reason was to give a warm welcome to all new members recently joined fram^ team.

Framers all were very excited and happy because of fram^ great result in the first 3 months of 2016. And we know we are not allowed to stop here. We will particularly try approaching our targets in the upcoming quarters and of course to generally succeed other goals of the year.

We are thrilled to see each other again after a long weekend. fram^ 1st!

Year-End Party 2015. fram^ 1st !!!

Year-end party - fram Vietnam Celebrate party together - fram Vietnam Cheer at Vincom’s office - fram Vietnam Celebrate for best activation team - fram Vietnam Best employee of the year - fram Vietnam Smile for best growing year - fram Vietnam Karaoke together with framers - fram Vietnam Cheer and smile together - fram Vietnam

"No matter how many times you click from place to place, it will never replace face to face", Joel Bauer (Marketing Expert) said. And YES! Year end party is really an opportunity for us to communicate a message, get to understand the person better outside of the typical "work" environment, and to celebrate achievements.

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Company introduction - fram Vietnam

On a nice sunny day, there was an idea of making a video clip about our beloved company, in which we have a chance to express how amazing fram^ is and how happy we are while working.

We call this “homemade” movie clip since we build it up by ourselves. Scriptwriters, cameraman, actors/actresses, supporting role, etc are framers. Despite this clip is "homemade", we are proud to publish to everyone so then people will get to know more about framers

This clip is unforgettable memory at the old office. We moved to our new office, of course, we are looking forward to a better movie and other activities in the near future. To us, fram^ is not just a place to work. It is also our second family where we can indeed share and help each other.