SLASSCOM, Norway sign 2-year agreement on ICT Development and Entrepreneurship

Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently entered into a 2-year agreement to foster collaboration in the ICT industry. The newly appointed Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Trine Joranli Eskedal and Ranil Rajapakse, Chairman SLASSCOM signed the agreement. 'Norway is keen on working together with private sector partners in Sri Lanka. This partnership between SLASSCOM and the Norwegian Foreign Ministry will contribute to further increase private sector collaboration between our two coun­tries' Ms. Eskedal said...

SLASSCOM and Sri Lanka Unites Partner to Foster Reconciliation, Unity and Community Engagement

The Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) and Sri Lanka Unites (SLU) entered into a partnership to work together towards fostering reconciliation and unity amongst diverse communities in Sri Lanka. The agreement entails SLASSCOMS’s involvement in engaging member organizations to assist SLU to set up ten reconciliation centers nationwide through the SLASSCOM Unity Labs Project. In addition, SLASSCOM plans to promote SLU’s events on unity and inclusiveness amongst its member organizations and secure volunteers to mentor regional students and monitor hate speech...

SLASSCOM Privilege Card offers IT/BPM professionals numerous benefits

Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) is partnering with CH17, the specialists in corporate loyalty management services to introduce an exclusive Privilege Card for professionals engaged in the IT/BPM industry. SLASSCOM Member companies can enroll their staff for the programme who will be entitled to multiple benefits and privileges from partner merchants and retailers of consumer products and services, who are registered with CH17. Special discounts from over 140 leading merchants of consumer goods and services are exclusively extended to the employees of...

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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”...

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