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Confirmation Bias – the Hidden Trap in Decision Making

Articles 23 July 2018

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge” – Stephen Hawking It is the quintessential Silicon Valley story. Elizabeth Holmes, a 19 year old Presidents Scholar at Stanford drops out of college to launch her startup. Holmes’ big idea was to perform multiple tests on a single drop of

Blockchains and Bitcoins: Can One Survive without the Other?

Sysco LABS 29 January 2018

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

Smart Decision Making & Managing Oneself

Sysco LABS 16 January 2018

In this session, Vice President – Engineering at Sysco LABS, Hiranya Samarasekera provides valuable insights about decision making, leadership and managing oneself. In ‘Smart Decision Making’, he covers common traps which include the sunk cost fallacy; and estimating and forecasting traps such as the recall-ability bias, before moving on to big decision making, and how

Take it Like a Pro

Sysco LABS 2 January 2018

Why Impromptu Speech? People always come across situations where they need to be able to deliver an impromptu speech with little or no advance notice. It can be a quick demo of a product to your clients, or a project status update to the upper management. Although these are ad-hoc situations require you to deliver

Are you ready for Microservices?

Sysco LABS 20 October 2017

Microservices is a hot (and a hotly debated) topic. Asiri Liyanage,  Senior Software Architect at Sysco Labs, speaks about what it means to adopt Microservices in an organization and how to decide if it’s the right fit for you. In the below video, he walks us through the following topics: Common architectural patterns Growing pains –

Internet Addiction

Sysco LABS 27 October 2016

TL;DR     The marketing and entertainment industry spends trillions of dollars a year to try to capture your attention. In order to do this, they employ many tactics on the content platform level as well as in the actual content itself. The side effects of these tactics are negative effects on a person’s brain and

Professional Services and Customer Success Redefined

Sysco LABS 28 July 2016

What defines a company is the success story which came from it. Every company states that the customer is always the number one priority, but in the modern world of business, many organizations have proven to be ready and willing to go that extra mile for each and every one of their customers. In this

CAKE Premier League

Sysco LABS 18 March 2015

The CAKE Premier League happened on the 28th February and it was very exciting! All four tribes put in their best efforts, making the series very competitive, while the food, drinks and families of our CAKEsters gave the event a great atmosphere. We wish to congratulate Monkey Business on winning the cup, Thundercats for coming runners-up and

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