Why are tech companies so intent on building digital personal assistants? Chamantha De Silva explores this through the J.A.R.V.I.S phenomenon popularly depicted in pop culture, and slowly bleeding into real life.
Sysco LABS has joined Educate Lanka on its Mentorship and Skills Development Program in an effort to support the next generation of Sri Lanka’s professionals. This student empowerment program is based on a unique social-private partnership model developed by the Educate Lanka Foundation. It leverages a network of corporate partners and their employees to develop
We’ve all been there; craving food, we call our favorite restaurant, place an order, and then wait… and wait… and wait… checking our watch wondering, where our food is… and then finally the doorbell rings, you pay for your food, and you dig in. If you break down this process, it’s pretty simple; the call is answered in a call center, which then places the order in the branch closest to the delivery address,
React Native is a language that specially caters to Mobile Application Development. But what are the pros and cons of using this language? And what exactly is Native Base? In this innovation session, Nilaksha Rathnayake explains exactly that. If you’re thinking of using React Native for your next project, there are three main advantages that
Most applications that are created today have one thing in common – users. We are more familiar with the term when its usage applies to end users – for example, on Facebook users can mean people like you and me who’ve created profiles on the platform. However, the term ‘user’ within the context of this
In the age of information, businesses both large and small are using data and metrics to gauge engagement, gain insights and track conversions. However, social media metrics seem to lack meaningful context. They tell you the “what” but not the “why” or the “how”, as they provide primarily quantitative metrics on interactions. With the use
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