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SLASSCOM/Motorola Inter-University Innovations Championship 2013 Finals to show case innovative solutions

Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) and Motorola Solutions sponsored Inter-University Innovations Championship 2013 finals will take place on 21st February 2014 at Prof. V.K.Samaranayake Auditorium of University of Colombo School of Computing , under the patronage of Hon. Patali Champika Ranawaka , Minister of Technology...

ACCA Collaborates with SLASSCOM to Launch Sri Lanka Finance and Accounting Oursourcing Report

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) joined hands with Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Association (SLASSCOM) to publish an industry report titled Sri Lanka Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) Sector in Sri Lanka. Dynamic global environment has had an increasing number of businesses which are turning towards global outsourcing not only as a means to curtail costs but to capitalize on globalizing operations and transforming processes. This has lead to a rapid transformation taking place in the global BPO market and finance and accounting are...

“Outsourcing Destination of the Year” Award testament to Sri Lanka Knowledge Hub journey

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 recently. The award was ceremonially presented to Mr.Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to H.E the President by a delegation led by Chairman of SLASSCOM Madu Ratnayake and which included representatives of BOI and ICTA. Speaking at the occasion Mr.Weeratunga stated that” ICT is being used by the Government as an instrument for rural empowerment and generating employment as well foreign exchange. This award will bring...

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...

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