Jaffna Students meet the IT/ BPO industry

ComputerScience undergraduate students from the University of Jaffna at Eurocenter DDC. SLASSCOM (Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies) organized a two day industrial visit for the Computer Science undergraduate students from the University of Jaffna. SLASSCOM facilitated this industry awareness visit for the second consecutive year as part of their capacity building initiative to bring Jaffna students to mainstream IT/ BPO industry. The students visited IFS, Virtusa, Euro Center, eCollege, Cinergix Research and Sabre Technologies on the 17th and 18th October 2011 during...

IT Academia visit the Industry: facilitated by SLASSCOM

Keith Modder, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Virtusa addressing the IT professors during a industrial visit at Virtusa World Advance Technology Centre, Sri Lanka. SLASSCOM (Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies) organized a successful industry visit for staff members attached to IT faculties from State and Private Universities. This is part of the SLASSCOM directlink Initiative to provide a platform for collaboration between the IT industry and the academia. A sound dialog and strong relationship between the academia and industry is essential to...

Future Careers partners official launch 2012

The Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) signed up with partner organisations to further strengthen and develop future careers, introducing ‘Future Careers Partner Program’ together with Strategic Partner – Vocational Training Authority (VTA), Virtusa, Pearson, IFS, Zone24/7, Millennium IT (part of London Stock Exchange),HSBC and First Source – Dialog. The official launch of ‘Future Careers Partners 2012’ was held recently at the Dialog Auditorium, with the presence of Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education...

SLASSCOM to continue strategic partnership with EDEX for 9th Expo

SLASSCOM (Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies) renewed its strategic partnership with EDEX for the second year, for the forthcoming EDEX Expo 2012. SLASSCOM strives to create awareness on IT related new trends and employment opportunities among the youth through many faceted approaches to reach out to students, teachers and parents in many parts of the country. SLASSCOM has noted that while awareness on IT/ BPO industry is improving, there remains an awareness gap about employment opportunities in the industry. "All our endeavours are geared towards Sri Lanka\'s...

SLASSCOM partners with the Australian IT Industry body to expand market

The MOU signed between Dinesh Saparamadu, Chairman of SLASSCOM and Ian Birks, CEO for AIIA. Also in the picture Kelly Hutchinson, General Manager. Manoj Mohinani, Sri lanka mission delegate Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM), partnered with the AIIA (The Australian Information Industry Association) the nation’s leading industry body for the technology sector in Australia. The objective of the coalition is to develop links between the two counties and to promote Sri Lanka as a preferred IT/ BPO destination. SLASSCOM member companies recently took part in...

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