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SLASSCOM initiates CEO Connect with Sri Lanka Unites

SLASSCOM’s CEO Connect with Sri Lanka Unites, a forum for discussing current issues with special attention towards hate speech and the effects and aftermath of the Easter Sunday attacks, took place on the 19th of June 2019 at the Kynsey Room, Jetwing Colombo 07. The event was graced by the presence of the State Minister of Defense...

Horizon Campus Establishes a Strategic Partnership with SLASSCOM to Build IT/BPM Industry Capacity

The Sri Lankan Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) is pleased to announce the signing of a Strategic Partnership with Horizon Campus. The signing of this Corporate Sponsorship and Partnership Agreement took place on 29th March by Jeevan Gnanam, Chairman – SLASSCOM and Upul Daranagama, Chairman - Horizon Campus. The event was attended by Ajitha Wanasinghe, Chief Executive Officer - Horizon Campus, Prof. S.J.B.A. Jayasekara, Vice Chancellor – Horizon Campus, Dr. Ruwan Perera, Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Horizon Campus, Channa Manoharan, Vice-chairman SLASSCOM and Chrishan de...

SLANSHEI and SLASSCOM Engage in a Strategic Partnership to Boost IT/BPM Industry Capacity

The Sri Lankan Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) is pleased to announce the signing of a Strategic Partnership with the Sri Lanka Association of Non-State Higher Education Institutes (SLANSHEI), the umbrella organization formed through the initiation of seven leading private educational bodies addressing the needs of the non-state higher education sector in the country. The signing ceremony took place on 17th March by Channa Manoharan, Vice-chairman – SLASSCOM and Prof. Capt. Nalaka Jayakody, President – SLANSHEI/ Vice President - CINEC. The event was witnessed by...

SLASSCOM to host People Summit 2019 - Transcending Technology: The Human Factor

The Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) will host the eighth People Summit, on the theme “Transcending Technology: The Human Factor”, on Friday 22nd March at the Shangri-La, Colombo. This event aims to provide leaders at all levels with pioneering talent management insights and perspectives from renowned global leaders. This annual event attracts over 300 Human Resource (HR) professionals and business leaders representing IT/BPM and other industries. The IT/BPM industry is recognized as a thrust industry within the National Export Strategy (NES) as is promoted...

2019 National Budget Recognizes the Growth Potential of the Knowledge Solutions Industry

The Sri Lankan Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) is pleased to see several concessions proposed in the 2019 National Budget to accelerate the revenue growth and increase capacity within the knowledge solutions industry. The IT/BPM industry is recognized as a thrust industry within the National Export Strategy (NES) as is promoted globally as the “Island of Ingenuity” for world-class knowledge solutions. The industry goal is to reach US$ 5 billion by 2022, powered by over 200,000 skilled jobs in the industry, along with a thriving ecosystem for startup companies....

SLASSCOM Publishes the IT/BPM Industry Annual Compensation and Benefits Study for 2018

The Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) released the Compensation and Benefits Study for the IT and BPM industry for the eighth successive year. The study was conducted during September through December with the participation of 54 SLASSCOM member companies. This year’s study was conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), who have partnered with SLASSCOM to compile this report on six previous occasions as well. The IT/BPM industry is recognized as a thrust industry within the National Export Strategy (NES) as is promoted globally as the “Island of Ingenuity”...

Sri Lanka’s ICT/BPM Brand “Island of Ingenuity” Launched in London

• An opportunity for global companies to set up Captive Innovation Centres in Sri Lanka • Leverage Sri Lanka to be your ‘Digital Gateway to Asia’ to test and service Asian markets • Invest in global “Digital Disruptors” that are developing domain-specific, transformative IP and business products The National Brand for the Sri Lanka ICT/BPM sector was launched in London today in the presence of Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance, Hon. Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry...

SLASSCOM Position on Current Civil Unrest

We are deeply concerned about the escalation of civil unrest in our nation and condemn the actions of this small group of people propagating violence and spreading hatred across communities. We strongly and urgently request those in authority to intervene and address the ground situation without allowing this situation to continue further. The IT/BPM industry has consistently operated with one common denominator – technical proficiency. We have excelled in positioning Sri Lanka as a compelling destination for innovation and ingenuity. This credibility was earned by individuals from every...

SLASSCOM elects new Board of Directors and General Council

SLASSCOM, the knowledge and innovation chamber of Sri Lanka, elected its new Board of Directors and General Council for year 2017-2018 on the 30th of June at its annual general meeting. Sri Lanka’s IT and BPM industry has seen significant growth over the last few years to grow at over 18% CAGR and is well poised to capture new growth opportunities through digital disruptions occurring across all industries globally. The industry has the potential to deliver a significant percentage of Sri Lanka’s growth agenda for 2020 with focus on the creating knowledge worker jobs and SLASSOM is focused on...

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