(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Microsoft held its inaugural ‘Data & AI Day’ for over 150 representatives from the ICT community at Galle Face Hotel, recently. The event—which featured keynote speakers, live demonstrations, and a chatbot showcase—revealed how new data and AI tools built on top of Microsoft’s cloud computing service, Azure, can be leveraged to improve competitive advantage."Microsoft Hosts Data & AI Day for Local ICT Community"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Paddy Marketing Board (PMB) commenced the purchasing of 2018 Maha harvest in the Eastern Province and collected 2, 000 Metric tons under the guaranteed price up to date, PMD Chairman M.B. Dissanayake told the Official Government News Portal."PMB commences purchasing of Maha harvest"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –When it comes to taming the complexity of procurement, size doesn’t matter. Mid-market companies face the same challenges in managing their spend and suppliers as their larger peers and should have access to the same enterprise-class technology they use to overcome them. Now they do, thanks to SAP Ariba Snap, a new, packaged offering from SAP Ariba that provides fast-growing companies with everything they need to drive a simple, efficient buying process that quickly delivers results.…"SAP Ariba Makes Procurement a Snap for Mid-Market"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Thailand Week Trade Fair kicked off yesterday, opening many investment and development opportunities for Sri Lanka. The second edition is taking place at the BMICH and will go on till Sunday."Thailand Week Trade Fair opens investment and development opportunities for Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, the largest private-sector bank in Sri Lanka has chosen Office 365, the cloud powered productivity solution from Microsoft, to improve communication and collaboration among its workforce, addressing the bank’s vision of supporting a digital culture change and engaging with customers."Commercial Bank embraces cloud and embarks on a Digital Transformation journey with Microsoft and its partner N*Able"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Micromax Informatics, India’s leading mobile brand,today announced a strategic partnership with KaiOS Technologies, maker of the emerging mobile operating system KaiOS, to create a seamless mobile experience for its usersin Sri Lanka andthe Middle East.The partnership will target millions of Micromax feature phone users and offer a uniquenative experience with more efficient access to third-party apps, all via KaiOS."Micromax andKaiOS Technologies announce strategic partnership to enhance mobile user experiences"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – AirAsia and AirAsia X are offering 5 million promotional seats in its first major campaign of the year."Kick off the new year with AirAsia’s Free Seats promo"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Dell EMC is pleased to announce the appointment of Chrishan Fernando as the new Dell EMCCountry Manager for Sri Lanka & Maldives."Dell EMC Appoints New Country Manager for Sri Lanka & Maldives"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka to achieve the 2025 goal of being an upper-middle income country, the government of Sri Lanka has formulated a three-year Economic Delivery Programme to Increase per capita income to $5000, Create one million new jobs, and Increase FDI to $5 billion per year said the Minister of State for Finance Mr Eran Wickramaratne."Sri Lanka’s Economic Outlook positive –Finance State Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) was awarded the Ports Authority of the Year 2018 Award by the Global Ports Forum (GPF) at the fourth GPF awards ceremony held last week at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates."SLPA receives Global Ports Forum’s Ports Authority of the Year 2018 Award"