Programme on EU Trade Assistance "Road to Exporting Success"

Hosted within the EU – Sri Lanka Trade-related Assistance program, the session “ROAD TO EXPORTING SUCCESS" was held on 4 November 2018, organized by the International Trade Center (ITC). Speakers and panelists included Mangala Karunaratne, Founder/CEO, Calcey Technologies, Tharanga Perera, Financial Director, ISM APAC (Pvt) Ltd, Hugo Hemmen, Founder/CEO, Gapstars, Dhiren Master, Founder, Firebrand Fresh and Anjana Somathilake, Director, Nuclei Technologies.

Seedstars Colombo 2017 (Entrepreneurship Forum)

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, was held on 19 October at the Hive. The selected 8 Startups were Alakazam, BotFactory, Bluelotus 360, DirectPay, Jendo Innovations, Mogo Super, Omentra, and GradChat. Each startup had 5 minutes to present their product, followed by 5 minutes of Q...

User Experience and Accessibility Workshop (Quality Forum)

The SLASSCOM Quality Circle held the User Experience and Accessibility knowledge sharing session at the Dialog Auditorium on 28 September. SpeakersYasith Abeynayaka (Principal Business Analyst - Cambio Software engineering),Muditha Batagoda (Senior UX Lead - 99x technology) andDakshika Jayathilaka (Associate technical lead - WS02) shared useful insights on the topic. The topics included: Empathic UX Design - Learn how to Listen to your eyes and craft user experiences inspired by empathy. Usability and Accessibility in products - How we can improve the quality of products in the areas of...


Kandy IT/BPM Week

Kandy IT/BPM week - An initiative to build regional skill capacity to support the growth of the country’s IT/BPM industry was launched on 4th May 2016 togehther with the national and event partners. In a move to create a much-needed IT/BPM capacity, the Industry is advocating the creation of regional cities and bring about inclusive growth in the country. Kandy IT/BPM Week is one such initiative, which will be held from10th to 12th of June 2016, organized by SLASSCOM, supported by the Export Development Board (EDB), Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA)...


Sri Lanka IT and BPM Sector Compensation and Benefits Study 2015 Now Available

The SLASSCOM-PwC compensation bench-marking report published is part of SLASSCOM’s initiatives to promote the workforce talent within the industry whilst also helping disseminate latest talent management practices in order to enable local companies to be globally competitive. In-depth information and insights on compensation, benefits and practices in the IT and BPM industry were evaluated in the survey. The survey is available for purchase at the SLASSCOM corporate office. For inquiries please call 114062223-7

National Outsourcing Association CEO Kelly Hallard visits Sri Lanka

With the motive of bringing about the opportunity to partner with the IT/BPM industry in the UK, SLASSCOM together with the Export Development Board (EDB) successfully concluded a highly interactive and engaging session on 15 February at the Kingsbury Hotel, featuring Kelly Hallard, CEO of NOA and Director of European Outsourcing Association (EOA).  She joined an industry visit to Orion City, Virtusa, WNS, HSBC, Codegen, Calcey and also had the opportunity to see the Sri Lankan built electric super car at Trace Expert City, VEGA.   Picture: WNS Global Services Sri Lanka...

SLASSCOM Industry Leadership Awards

SLASSCOM Industry Leadership Awards were awarded to individuals recognizing their outstanding contributions towards driving SLASSCOM’s objectives for 2022- $5 billion in revenue, 200,000 jobs and 1000 start-ups in the IT/BPM industry. Awards winners were, Channa Manoharan (PwC), Hasith Yaggahavita (99X Technology), Hariharan Padmanaban (Xcendent), Subramaniam Muralidharen (Sampath IT), Omar Fatha Rally (Tellida) and Shehani Seneviratne (99X Technology). The Chairman's award, was awrded to Madu Ratnayake (Virtusa), in appreciation and recognition of being an inspirational leader...