Business and Economics
Sri Lanka Tourism attends Virtual ‘ANTOR Meets the Media’

Sri Lanka Tourism in collaboration with Sri Lanka High Commission in the UK participated at a Virtual Media networking session on 29th September 2020.

The Virtual Media meet was organized by the ANTOR (Association of National Tourist Offices and Representatives) which is a voluntary nonpolitical organization established in the UK in 1952. ANTOR’s members comprise national and regional tourist offices which are represented in the United Kingdom.

“ANTOR meets the media” is an event which has been hosting 100 plus media in a workshop format in London for the past 30 years. This year the event was in virtual format which has provided them the opportunity to widen their net of guests, inviting travel media from the UK to meet the members virtually face to face. Appointments were also made ahead of time with the media, sanctioning 20 minutes for each event, enabling a multiple number of media meetings within an approximate 6-hour long invaluable time span.
Huawei Launches ADN Solution for Enterprises, Bringing Intelligent Connectivity Within Reach

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2020, Huawei officially released its Autonomous Driving Network (ADN) solution for the enterprise market. This future-proof solution brings intelligence to networks and completely integrates artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at the network element (NE), network, and cloud layers. As such, it drives enterprise networks towards the autonomous driving era and empowers hyper-automated digital services and operations across industries. With the ongoing development and adoption of next-generation mobile Internet technologies, represented by the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G, we are quickly approaching an intelligent world where all things are connected, all things are sensing, and all things are intelligent. As such, enterprise networks will extend from office to production, change from static configuration to on-demand adjustment, and transform from single-domain management to network-wide collaboration.

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SLASSCOM launches Compensation and Benefits Survey 2020

Driven by the objective of providing an in-depth analysis of the compensation and salary-related trends and insights of the Sri Lankan IT and BPM sector, the Sri Lanka Association for Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) recently launched its Compensation and Benefits Survey for the year 2020, in partnership with PwC Sri Lanka.

Positioned and recognised for being at the forefront of driving knowledge and innovation in the IT/BPM industry, SLASSCOM has always been a sought-for disseminator of relevant, reliable and timely industry data, insights and information. With over 200 member companies the association covers a huge spectrum of the industry, empowering it with the necessary reach and ability to conduct a comprehensive analysis.

Recognised as a thrust industry within the National Export Strategy (NES) of Sri Lanka with the global promotional tagline of “Island of Ingenuity” for world-class knowledge solutions, the local IT/BPM sector is focused on reaching its 2025 goal of being a US$ 5 billion industry powered by over 200,000 skilled jobs as well as a thriving ecosystem for start-up companies.

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