Hiranya Samarasekera, Vice President – Engineering at Sysco LABS provides an interesting overview of the restaurant industry from an economics standpoint.
The digital media phenomenon – the social network has changed the way businesses interact with their customers – granting them the power to deliver relevant content to targeted audiences thereby capturing the attention of those most important to them. Small businesses have seen a boom too, as social media provides a powerful, accessible, affordable and
To mark International Women’s Day, Microsoft launched the #MakeWhatsNext campaign and co-hosted a forum alongside Sysco LABS at the Sysco LABS headquarters in Colombo 7. The event illustrated the changing workplace roles of women, and the importance of young women pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Over a 100 people—from daughters and
In a meeting with the American Chamber of commerce in Sri Lanka recently, Mani Kulasooriya – founder of Sysco LABS, and Ron May, Vice President of eSolutions at Sysco, addressed the audience with a presentation on the way that “Technology is eating the World” – an examination of the way that all industries are transforming
The year: 2018, the technology: Blockchain. This revolutionary technology is changing the way that humans have transacted since the beginning of time, disrupting established norms like buying, selling and borrowing and breaking down barriers which restrict and threaten the freedom of trade. Today, humans still rely heavily on large intermediaries of centralized institutions such as banks, governments, big social media agencies and credit card
In 2018, innovations will emerge out of the foundational technologies conceived over the past few years. Most of these innovations are still in their early stages, and may only start gaining ground several years from now, but they hold the potential to change the way we live and the way we work and we may
Our operations engineering team handles the development of tools such as Pulse Assist, to help our support teams perform to their maximum potential. They’re working on some cool new features such as being able to analyse information from support calls and past issues, making smarter suggestions as to the potential causes of problems, and providing
In this Innovation Session, Priyath Gregory and Sandaruwan Nanayakkara from Sysco LABS deconstructs bitcoins and blockchain technology in order to investigate and explore the two ideas as independent entities. They start the session by walking the audience through the different systems – from centralized to distributed to the decentralized peer system that is blockchain. Then they dive deeper