Creating organizational value through right talent - SLASSCOM HR Summit 2013

With 'The search for talent' as the theme, SLASSCOM HR Summit 2013; the fourth Human Resource conference facilitated by the Sri Lanka Association of Software Services Companies (SLASSCOM) was held recently at Cinnamon Grand. The summit was designed and well-aimed at giving out an insightful awareness of many challenges faced by local and international Human Resources Management (HRM) teams, and participants had the chance to share various accomplishments and success stories of the vastly experienced panelists who were present that day. A unique challenge With the post war growth...

CIMA SLASSCOM Careers Workshop was a Major Success

SLASSCOM - CIMA Careers Workshop was held on 24th October at CIMA Sri Lanka Division and many SLASSCOM members participated in this session. The aim of this session was to educate CIMA students about the career opportunities available in IT, BPM and KPO industries. Students were educated about the possible career paths in the industry while highlighting immense potential in the financial accounting outsourcing (FAO) sector.

Omar Fatharally Wins ICT Entrepreneur Award at NBQSA - 2013

In our endeavor to recognize and encourage ICT Entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka, SLASSCOM partnered with BCS – The Charted Institute of IT to sponsor ICT Entrepreneur Award 2013 of NBQSA 2013 (National Best Quality ICT Awards). NBQSA competition is an annual event organized by the BCS The Chartered Institute for IT Sri Lanka (BCSSL) Section. ICT Entrepreneur Award 2013 was won by Omar Fatharally, Director at Tellida (Pvt.) Ltd. He has held prestigious positions as a board member and treasurer of SLASSCOM. Omar is a founding member of the IT enabled Services Association (ITESA), Sri Lanka, and...

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Sri Lanka Shortlisted as the Offshoring Destination of the Year

National Association for Outsourcing (NOA) has shortlisted Sri Lanka for the award of Offshoring Destination of the Year. This award is to be delivered during its prestigious award ceremony – NOA Awards – 2013. The NOA operates as a not-for-profit trade association and aims to promote best practices in outsourcing, lobbying government and regulators, and provide research and information to companies and managers using outsourcing. Now in its tenth year, and firmly established as the awards all outsourcers want to win, the NOA Awards recognises the success of an organisation’s outsourcing...

SLASSCOM Director Featured in Panel Discussion at ACCA Finance Shared Services and Outsourcing Summit 2013 - Malaysia

The ACCA Finance Shared Services and Outsourcing Summit 2013 featured expert insights and case studies on changes affecting finance shared services and outsourcing delivery, and the impending challenges to be expected by finance professionals. Decca Fan - Director of SLASSCOM/Managing Director, HSBC Electronic Data Processing Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd was a member of a panel in this summit representing SLASSCOM and several other SLASSCOM members also participated in the summit. The event was held on 22 August 2013 at InterContinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Picture courtesy : ACCA -...

ICT Entrepreneur Award - 2013

In our endeavor to recognize and encourage ICT Entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka, BCS – The Charted Institute of IT in collaboration with Sri Lanka Association of Software Service Companies (SLASSCOM) invites nominations from ICT related Enterprises for the ICT Entrepreneur Award 2013. Completed application forms should be submitted on or before the 31st of August 2013. The application fee of Rs. 15,000 ( Rs. 2,500 concessionary fee for SLASSCOM members and other 2013 NBQSA Award applicants) will be collected through the NBQSA administration office as follow up to the online application. The...

Mobile Monday – June 2013

Second Mobile Monday Colombo event of the year took place on 24th June at Qbaa with a participation of 100 people representing mobile and telco companies. The keynote address of the event was by Erandika Hungampola, Head of Colombo ISQ Mobile Practice at Virtusa Corporation, on the 'Mobile Application Development Challenge: Enhance the Quality while Lowering the cost’.

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