Articles from 2016

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

Scaling Agile

Sysco LABS 25 July 2016

A common practice among teams in IT companies adopting the latest trends, Agile can be scaled to enterprise level once applied properly. In this Innovation Session, Maduri Senadheera from the Project Management team talks about the Agile project management mindset, the need for scaling and the benefits of a Scaled Agile Framework for better aligning business

UI Principles Behind Design Thinking

Sysco LABS 21 July 2016

Design thinking is key in the field of UI/UX engineering for the purpose of creating a clean, informative and eye catching visual experience. In this Innovation Session, Abhiman Ranaweera of the UI/UX team, talks about the principles behind design thinking which is the driver the behind excellent UI design.   Design & Layout Patterns A

Sales in Sri Lanka: A CAKE Story

Sysco LABS 18 July 2016

CAKE LABS is a testament to technology disrupting and re-imagining the restaurant industry, believing in the power that technology has to change the world, and driven by a desire to build products that revolutionize the way things are done. The CAKE sales team is responsible for finding restaurants islandwide which can strengthen their operational capabilities

CAKE LABS Kicks Off Toastmasters!

Sysco 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?

Sysco 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

Sysco 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)

Sysco 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”

Sysco 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

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