Sri Lanka Association for Software Services Companies(SLASSCOM), the national chamber for IT/BPM industry in Sri Lanka announcesthat SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards 2021 is fast forward to judging processafter having received a large number of entries.
The national awards event which celebrates IT innovationexcellence received considerable number of entries this year from all over theisland making way for the fruition of both national and regional level awards. Breathing new life to IT/BPM sector, SLASSCOMNational Ingenuity Awards 2021 pioneers in grooming innovators to the nationallevel, specially from the grassroots of the society via separate regionalawards.
"We have received an overwhelming response in terms ofapplications from all over Sri Lanka." said Priyantha Bethmage, Head ofSLASSCOM's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Forum. "All awards categorieswill be strictly evaluated by our judging panel comprising top professionals inthe Sri Lankan IT BPM industry as well as International experts."
A renowned judging panel consisting of senior industryprofessionals from both local and overseas will spearhead the judging processin a fully transparent and fair manner via online in accordance with thehighest standards. Tasked with selectingthe best entries, the judges will be using their experience and expertise tolook for innovations that demonstrate impactful and unique solutions and standabove the rest.
"To align the evaluation criteria with the overall goalof the SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards, a holistic approach consideringindustry best practices and critical parameters that differ for each theme willbe taken by our judges." said Chathuranga Manamendra, Head of AwardsSubcommittee for SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards. "These criteria willhelp the participants to understand industry expectations and the panels toprovide focused feedback and choose the winning products, processes andconcepts."
SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards 2021 gala event isscheduled to be held on 30th March at Shangri-la Hotel, Colomborewarding the winners of the national level competition.
Awards will be presented for the categories: Best ProductInnovation, Best Client Delivery Innovation, Best Technology or FrameworkInnovation, Best Innovation in Business Process Management, Best innovation inInternal Processes, Best Startup, Upcoming Woman Technopreneur of the Year,Best Innovative Product/Project - Universities, Best Innovative Product/Project– Schools.
The event will be sponsored by: MilleniumIT ESP- Strategicsponsor, Axiata Digital Labs- Technology sponsor, Wiley- Principal sponsor,London Stock Exchange Group- Innovation partner, Dialog Axiata PLC- Corporatesponsor and Hatch- Startup Eco-system partner.
Priyantha Bethmage, Head ofSLASSCOM's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Forum and Chathuranga Manamendra, Headof Awards Subcommittee for SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards