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Sysco LABS sustains partnership with Educate Lanka Foundation to empower future generations

Articles 30 September 2021

Sysco LABS Sri Lanka, the innovation arm of Sysco, the global foodservice leader is continuing its nearly half-decade partnership with Educate Lanka Foundation (ELF), an internationally recognized education non-profit committed to unlocking opportunities for the young generation to become globally conscious change-makers.

The death of the 9-5 regime and the future of work: post Covid-19 trends and predictions

Sysco LABS 7 June 2021

With vaccines now being rolled out across the world, there is now light at the end of tunnel and the worst of the pandemic could be over in the ensuing months. Organizations will need to take into consideration the multitude of factors outlined above and determine the work arrangements that best suit them. Many business leaders question the merits of this non-traditional workforce model; an understanding of the pitfalls of working from home and the judicious implementation of appropriate strategies to negate the ill-effects will enable the best of both worlds.

Share a Meal. Share a Moment. Sysco LABS Sri Lanka Donates Warm Meals to Communities in Need

Sysco LABS 7 January 2021

This year, communities around the country have faced financial and health and safety issues due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. To minimize the number of people who would go hungry during the festive season, Sysco LABS Sri Lanka introduced the “Share a meal. Share a moment” initiative which would seek to provide warm meals, prepared in clean kitchens following health and safety guidelines to communities in need – in and around Colombo.

Thought Leadership Article by Shanil Fernando| COVID–19 is Accelerating the Technology Takeover

Sysco LABS 7 July 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a great deal of vulnerabilities in our world and our way of life that we never imagined we had. But in this time, technology has revealed itself to be an invaluable tool to help us to continue to meet our basic needs even as we stay home and socially distanced. Whether it is e-education for our kids, tools to help us work from home, or services that allow us to get the products that we need to survive, our reliance on technology has deepened during the pandemic, and it has accelerated the technology takeover.

The Sysco LABS Internship | Rashindrie Perera

Sysco LABS 21 February 2020

“Find your passion, learn, experiment, make mistakes and work towards excelling in it.”   We spoke with Rashindrie Perera, a former Sysco LABS intern turned employee and one of the recipients of the prestigious “Migara Ranatunga Trust Award” which recognizes the best achievers in the semester 6 industrial training module offered by the Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka

Sysco LABS Tutorials | Setting Up Hot-Warm Architecture with Elasticsearch

Sysco LABS 16 January 2020

Vithulan Vijayanandan from the Sysco LABS Operations Engineering team demonstrates how to setup “Hot-Warm” architecture for time series data using Elasticsearch. Additional resources: “Hot-Warm” Architecture: https://www.elastic.co/blog/hot-warm-architecture-in-elasticsearch-5-x Curator: https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elasticsearch/client/curator/current/installation.html

Sysco LABS Outlines Roadmap with “Blueprint 2020”

Sysco LABS 20 December 2019

Sysco LABS recently celebrated “Blueprint 2020,” a special event bringing together more than 450 employees at the Hilton Colombo Residences. The organization reflected on the achievements and transformation it has seen over the past few years since its acquisition by foodservice leader Sysco, as well as its plans for the future.

Innovation Session | The Pragmatic Programmer

Sysco LABS 30 October 2019

In this Sysco LABS Innovation Session, listen to a panel comprising of Hasitha Liyanage – Vice President – Engineering,  Udara Wijeratna – Senior Technical Lead and  Dishan Metihakwala – Associate Software Architect have an interesting dialog moderated by  Lahiru Karunatilake – Director – Engineering & Architecture about Pragmatic Programming, and what it means to be

Sysco LABS Tutorials | Getting Started with Spark

Sysco LABS 15 October 2019

In this episode of the Sysco LABS Tutorials, Software Engineer – Deshani Geethika from the EAG team introduces you to Apache Spark – an opensource, distributed processing system usually used for big data worksheets. She also introduces you to the Spark Eco-system before teaching you how to set up a Spark job using Spark sequel.

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