Articles from Month: June 2016

CAKE LABS Kicks Off Toastmasters!

CAKE LABS 24 June 2016

Toastmasters has always been a well esteemed organization that practices and promotes the art of public speaking, leadership and knowledge sharing. With this vision set forth, the CAKE LABS Toastmasters Club kicked off its mock inaugural meeting this week at the Engineering Center. The CAKE LABS Toastmasters Club was idealized with the objective of teaching

What is Toastmasters?

CAKE LABS 23 June 2016

In this Innovation Session Ashaff Hussain from the Payments team, along with Romith Jinawardena and Jeremy Carvalho from the Monetization team give an introduction and explanation on the fundamentals of Toastmasters. Commonly known to the wider audience as a collective club of public speaking, Toastmasters in fact is not just about public speaking. Toastmasters was

Designing for Flow in Online Environments

Sysco LABS 22 June 2016

What is Flow? Flow, according to Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is “the holistic experience that people feel when they act with total involvement”. It is a state of “active absorption” in which a person “is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity” (Wikipedia).  

Unleash the Technopreneur in You

CAKE LABS 17 June 2016

The term “Technopreneurship” refers to entrepreneurship but in a technology intensive context. This Innovation Session by Director of Quality Assurance at CAKE LABS, Dilhan Manawadu looks into what it means to be a good technopreneur as well as how one can motivate himself/herself to set goals in life and achieve success. Technopreneurs are people who

Search Engine Optimization(SEO)

CAKE LABS 15 June 2016

What is SEO? Search Engine Optimization(SEO) is the techniques and tactics used to increase the number of visitors to a website by obtaining a high ranking placement in the search results page of a search engine (Webopedia, 2016). The higher a website ranks in the organic results of a search on search engines like Google

High Risk Business Ops: “Managing Personal Risks”

CAKE LABS 8 June 2016

Co-hosted by CAKE LABS and GBG Sri Lanka, “High Risk Business Operations” explored the concepts and practices developed by teams that operate in life and death situations. The session covered the way leading companies are adopting modes of operation. The speakers of the day were Peshele Randeni – Vice President Delivery CAKE LABS, Rohan Jayaweera