Microsoft Sri Lanka Leads the Way in Harnessing AI for Business Transformation

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –  Microsoft Sri Lanka recently hosted ‘Leading the Era of AI’, an event that presented a unique opportunity for partners and customers – from a cross section of industries including banking and finance services, manufacturing and general industries – to propel their businesses into the AI era. The event aimed to equip business leaders with an understanding on how to navigate the AI landscape with Microsoft’s comprehensive suite of AI solutions, empowering them to drive value for their businesses and spur industry innovation.

With AI becoming a game-changer for businesses across industries and continuing to optimize vast swaths of the economy, it has become essential for business decision-makers to understand the latest AI developments. In addition to demonstrations by Microsoft partners on products and services available for customers, the event featured keynote speeches and panel discussions with industry experts and thought leaders to provide valuable insights into the latest AI trends and best practices. Local business leaders were able to learn how to become catalysts for business transformation and provide a competitive edge by leveraging Microsoft’s AI capabilities to build intelligent apps and experiences with AI.

“We are thankful to our customers and partners who joined us at the event. Our common objective to empower local businesses to lead in the era of AI has brought us together to usher in a transformative era of innovation, efficiency, and unprecedented possibilities. Microsoft believes that AI is the defining technology of our time and our advancements in AI are grounded in our focus to help people be more productive. What we shared at this event will empower local businesses to harness the full potential of this transformative technology and use AI as their invaluable copilot in applying the learnings in their respective organizations. AI is a business opportunity, and the faster businesses learn and adopt it, the bigger advantage they have in grooming empowered and tech-ready teams.  We are committed to collaborating with our partners to support our customers increase organizational productivity, realize value more rapidly, achieve their business objectives, and contribute to the economic success of the country,” commented Harsha Randeny, Country Manager for Microsoft Sri Lanka and Maldives.

AI is a transformative force that is shaping the present with its potential to revolutionize industries, solve complex problems and enhance human capabilities. Microsoft Azure’s cross-portfolio of AI solutions including Azure OpenAI Service, allow businesses further their digital transformation journey in the AI era. Built on years of pioneering research and guided by responsible AI practices, Azure offers unmatched flexibility, simplifying the creation and deployment of tailored AI solutions. The platform also enables the development of personalized machine learning models, supported by robust infrastructure and accessible tools.

Microsoft Copilot is a productivity booster. Used across different industries globally, Microsoft Copilot enables users to save time, create content, and save costs, allowing them to focus on more important tasks such as innovation, strategic planning and improving overall efficiency.

In addition to highlighting these advancements, the event further discussed responsible innovation. As a platform that runs on Trust, innovating responsibly on Azure OpenAI can ensure that the power of AI is harnessed for the betterment of society.

Getting started with generative AI using Azure OpenAI Service or AI Infrastructure provides a powerful catalyst for large-scale AI innovation. With access to cutting-edge tools and resources, developers and organizations can harness the true potential of AI with Microsoft.

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