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Exciting day from start to finish at Google and Deloitte

Written by Barbara Matic When entering the Google Office in the morning with Javier Bargas, Head of UX Experience at Google, we were immediately encountered with the most cliché situation everyone could have imagined. While Javier was explaining us the special architecture inside the offices, a typical Google employee was working on a computer while…

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70 Years of Swiss-Indian Friendship

Written by Michelle Erdin H.E. Sibi George, Ambassador of India, and Dr. Piyush Singh, First Secretary, honoured Focus India with their presence on the first day of the preparatory seminar. They provided us with valuable insights into the 70 Years Swiss-Indian Friendship, which was celebrated in 2018. Ambassador Sibi George praised India to be the land…

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How Swiss companies innovate nowadays – Focus India’s learnings from visiting Accenture & the SWISS POST

Written by Michelle Erdin The Focus India Delegation had the unique opportunity to visit the Accenture Future Camp, and the SWISS POST headquarters to learn how innovation happens nowadays. At both firms, we were encouraged to come up with innovative ideas to increase customer value as well as the user experience with a digital and…

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Singapore’s response to the challenge of digitalization

Written by My Linh Nguyen On the first day of the exploreASEAN Preparatory Seminar 2019, Mr. Tuck Seng Low provided the project with a knowledgeable insight of the economy 4.0 situation in ASEAN and the reskilling as well as upskilling strategy of the region, particularly Singapore. According to Mr. Low, the world has changed a lot since the first ATM…

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Singapore Insights with Mrs Genevieve Schärer

Written by Anita Ferrara With her nine years of living in Switzerland and her Singaporean background, Mrs Genevieve Schärer has gained deep knowledge about country insights as well as cultural differences between Switzerland and Asia. During her speech on Tuesday, 12 February 2019, Genevieve Schärer introduced exploreASEAN into the culture and economy of Singapore. Mrs.…

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Joint Friday

Written by Anita Ferrara What a week! The FHNW international student projects (ISP) had an inspirational week filled with highly interesting speakers, interactions and workshops at company visits, and much more. To successfully end this year’s preparatory seminars, the ISPs came together on a joint day to mingle and interact across the ISP projects. Career…

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