Sri Lanka Awarded “Outsourcing Destination of the Year” Award

Sri Lanka has been awarded the prestigious "Outsourcing Destination of the Year" award by the National Outsourcing Association (NOA), UK at the award ceremony held in London on the 23rd of October, 2013 (http://www.noa.co.uk/noa-awards/). The National Outsourcing Association Awards (NOAAs) took place recently at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London. Celebrating a decade in existence, the NOAAs recognize best practice in outsourcing projects, and reward end-users, suppliers, advisors and destinations. National Outsourcing Association Director, Kerry Hallard said: “2013 is a...

ACCA Sri Lanka signs MOU with SLASSCOM

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ( ACCA ) Sri Lanka, a member of the fastest growing accountancy body in the world signed and MOU with The Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) recently. SLASSCOM acts as the catalyst of growth for the Sri Lankan IT and BPO industry by facilitating trade and business, propagation of education and employment, encouragement of research and innovation, and by supporting the creation of a progressive national policy framework. ACCA, the global body for professional accountants has always believed that...

Sri Lanka Shortlisted for Offshoring Destination of the Year Award by the National Outsourcing Association (UK)

National Association for Outsourcing (NOA) has shortlisted Sri Lanka for its Offshoring Destination of the Year Award. This award is to be delivered during its prestigious award ceremony – The National Outsourcing Association Awards (NOAAs) 2013. The NOAAs is the only award ceremony dedicated to the UK outsourcing sector and takes place on Thursday 24th October 2013 at the Park Plaza Riverbank in London. Commenting on the NOAAs 2013, National Outsourcing Association Director, Kerry Hallard said: “2013 is a monumental year for the NOAAs, as it’s our 10th Anniversary, and yet again we have...

SLASSCOM signs MOU with WorkInSriLanka to promote brain gain

Committing to drive Sri Lanka’s brain gain efforts through a collaborative partnership, WorkInSriLanka (workinsrilanka.lk), the dedicated volunteer-based brain gain initiative in Sri Lanka signed their first MOU, with SLASSCOM. SLASSCOM, the Chamber for the ICT industry, facilitates trade and business, propagation of education and employment, encouragement of research and innovation within the ICT sector by supporting the creation of a progressive national policy framework. WorkInSriLanka, a comprehensive brain gain effort, presently strives to provide information for highly skilled...

Thought Leadership Forum on Fostering Entrepreneurship: Creating a Supportive Ecosystem.

Fostering Entrepreneurship will be a key driver of the post war economic boom in Sri Lanka.Tech start ups such as Google,Facebook or even the NASDAQ listed Virtusa that were once start ups are now large global players. The SLASSCOM Thought Leadership Forum on Fostering Entrepreneurship: Creating a Supportive Ecosystem featuring a keynote address by Shruti Challa who is an Indian-American serial entrepreneur, adviser, and international public speaker seeks to under the underlying basis for creating a supportive ecosystem that fosters entrepreneurship.Ms.Challa’s visit to Sri Lanka has been...

CIMA-SLASSCOM process excellence forum, to be held on 13 September

The pursuit of excellence has driven people and business throughout the ages and history is replete with examples of people attempting to do things faster, more easily and with less waste. In a business context, this involves constantly streamlining processes so as to offer the best possible customer experience. The development of new models and channels has created new paths to optimising the way business is done, and in the fast-paced environment of today, the process of creating a product or service and getting it to the customer is continually evolving. The CIMA-SLASSCOM process...

SLASSCOM to host CXO Breakfast Briefing on “Impact of policies concerning the internet on innovation and economic growth”

The Internet is a portal of enormous opportunity. How a country exploits this opportunity to facilitate innovation and economic growth will ultimately determine the level of prosperity of its people. The SLASSCOM CXO Breakfast Briefing on “Impact of policies concerning the internet on innovation and economic growth” featuring a keynote address by Ann Lavin-Director, Policy and Government Affairs, Greater China and Asian Growth Markets, Google, seeks to learn from the successes and failures of the implementation of policies concerning the internet around the region and its impact on innovation...

Pramod Bhasin joins SLASSCOM Advisory Board

Pramod Bhasin, Founder and Vice Chairman, Genpact and Chairman, the Skills Academy, India has joined the Advisory Board of the Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM). Pramod founded Genpact - formerly GE Capital International Services, in 1997 and was the President...

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CIMA knowledge fast forward

CIMA knowledge fast forward is a knowledge sharing initiative which strives to improve the conceptual clarity of the business community with regard to a core management/financial accounting or business related knowledge area, describing the concept, and explaining how it applies in practice.   SSCs in Sri Lanka: next steps Intellectual capital: optimising performance in SSCs, jointly organised by CIMA, SLASSCOM and Loughborough University, recently brought together key stakeholders in the shared services and BPO field to take a closer look at the developments, challenges and...

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