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Sysco LABS Tutorials | Introduction to Machine Learning (Part 1)

Blog 8 May 2019

In the first of a two-part tutorial on Machine Learning (ML), Sidath Asiri and Pivithuru Amarasinghe from our R&D Team, introduces us to the concept of ML and discusses some of the fundamental areas that new users should be aware of. The tutorial covers; – What is Machine Learning? – Types of Machine Learning – Terminology

Behavioral Interviewing

Behavioral Interviewing

Sysco LABS 7 September 2015

Do interviews help employers select the best employees for the job? In last week’s Innovation Session, Leapset’s Senior Director at Engineering, Anjana Somathilake spoke of ways an employer can select the best candidate by applying behavioral interviewing techniques, and the importance of factors which play a key role in employee selection, such as teamwork skills,

ElasticSearch

ElasticSearch

Sysco LABS 7 September 2015

ElasticSearch is an open-source search and analytics engine for both structured and unstructured data. Desiged for the cloud and big data, it provides near real time analytics capabilities. In this Innovation Session, software engineers Yasanka Horawalavithana and Malinga Perera of Leapset show an introduction to ElasticSearch Architecture which drives Elasticsearch and best ways to use

JS vs Java for REST API

JS vs Java for REST API

Sysco LABS 7 September 2015

In this Innovation Session, we have one of Leapset’s senior software engineers Vimukthi Bandara explaining the key showdown which has existed between JavaScript and Java. The session covers a brief introduction to the various JavaScript platforms as well as Java API platforms. Scorecards have been awarded to each of them to see their performance in

How to Deliver Software Faster

How to Deliver Software Faster

Sysco LABS 7 September 2015

Delivering software efficiently is a detailed process which is a balance of managing stakeholder expectations and understanding them in the midst of delivering a quality, bug free product on time. To increase productivity, collaboration, synergy and many cross functional activities have to be balanced. In this session, we have Leapset’s Director of Engineering and Architecture,

Unraveling Complexities of Managing Environmental Configurations

Sysco LABS 7 September 2015

When developing an application, we will most likely have a number of environments that our code will need to run in. Deployment teams need to ensure that a specific piece of software is configured with correct environment specific values across these environments. In this video, Charitha Deshapriya explains the problems of the old manual configuration

The Morphing Act

The Morphing Act

Sysco LABS 7 September 2015

With the introduction of the Phorm in 2014, Tactus Technology has pioneered the innovation of customizable morphing keypads for smart phones. The perfect blend of smart phones and the user experience that of a keypad based mobile phone. Lets face it, old generation keypad phones have not disappeared entirely. They are still in use not

Increasing Productivity by Thinking Small

“Increasing Productivity by Thinking Small” by Ishankya Kodithuwakku (Echelon, July 2015)

Sysco LABS 27 July 2015

People in large teams are less engaged, and individual performance drops. The team as a whole may complete more work, but individuals are less personally productive, so the team essentially gets more done at a lower rate. Larger teams also lead to more friction, partly because communication suffers. Leapset now introduces the concept of a small team at the Sri Lankan development centre. Leapset has

Resource Aware Job Schedulers

Harnessing Resource Aware Job Schedulers in Storm

Sysco LABS 11 July 2015

At the Data & Analytics Team, we are doing regular investigations to improve efficiency of in-house built RETL(Real Time Extract Transform Load). Any improvements may have significant impact on the direction of time, space and cost complexity. This article provides an overview of the investigation we have done to improve the performance of job schedulers

Apache ZooKeeper

Apache ZooKeeper

Sysco LABS 5 June 2015

For this week’s innovation session, Azeem Mumtaz and Lohitha Chiranjeewa from our Platform team, spoke about Apache ZooKeeper. They started their presentation by introducing us to fallacies (mistakes of reasoning, as opposed to making mistakes that are of a factual nature) which was followed by an introduction to Apache ZooKeeper. They mentioned that Apache ZooKeeper

Slasscom

Beyond traditional testing: SLASSCOM Sri Lanka

Sysco LABS 8 May 2015

‘Beyond traditional testing exploring diverse engineering techniques to evolve your mobile QA strategy’, a conference targeted at QA engineers and leads, as well as product and project managers was organized by SLASSCOM Sri Lanka at Dialog Future World this week. Our own Anjana Somathilake, Director of Engineering and Architecture at CAKE LABS, together with Nuwan Dehigaspitiya, Director of Mobility

Leapset workshop at the University of Colombo

CAKE LABS Workshop at the University of Colombo

Sysco LABS 28 April 2015

CAKE LABS was pleased to conduct a workshop to the students of University of Colombo School of Computing, which was organized to give the next generation that will shape the dynamics of Sri Lankan tech, an insight into the industry. Erandi Bambarande from our HR team, conducted a session which spoke about the importance of teamwork

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