labour

A growing level of interest in service work has been displayed in the last few years, particularly in emotional and aesthetic roots of service work. Moreover, expectations of the service organizations are particular, that the employees should have the right appearance where they would ‘look good’ and ‘sound right’ to attract more customers to their …

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professionalism

In today’s context, it seems like virtually everyone is using social media in some form or another. Each month, approximately 336 million people Tweet, 1 billion people use Instagram and 2.196 billion people use Facebook, and each day 191 million people are using Snapchat. This means that the ability to connect with nearly half the …

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saman perera

Capital Maharaja Organization, ever since its establishment, has risen to the level of being probably the largest group of private sector companies in Sri Lanka with their activities spanning in the fields of Manufacturing, FMCG, Marketing, Exports, Media and Information Technology. Maharaja has become a name familiar to almost everyone in the country. This expedition …

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data storytelling arc

Data science is an interdisciplinary arena that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to obtain knowledge and insights from data in various forms, both structured and unstructured. Simply, it is the art of using data scientifically, to drive decisions. Everywhere you go, you hear about analytics. It is one of the most popular buzzwords …

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fast data

Data is growing at a quicker rate than ever before. By 2020, every individual online will produce roughly around 1.7 megabytes of new data every second of each day. On Google alone, users perform more than 40,000 search queries every second. However every second or a millisecond will result in mountains of lost data, each …

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technology trends

Technology evolution has been showing a rapid growth in the past decade according to Gartner’s hype cycle. As the technology domains show an exponential growth, it affects many industries and business domains such as healthcare, agricultural, educational, financial, etc. Technology helps those fields to add quality and to increase the efficiency in the process of …

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John Keells X, operating under John Keells Holdings is one of the best corporate accelerators for Sri Lankan startups that want funding, mentoring, access to markets and other resources to grow fast. JKX provides startups with unique opportunities and avenues for growth, contributing to the development of entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka. Mr. Wishanth Wijesinha, the …

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digital twin

The concept of a digital twin first came up in 2000 when Michael Grieves at the University of Michigan, wrote about using this technology at that time. Simply the technology of a digital twin is a virtual representation of the elements and dynamics of a physical object or a system. It is an interesting concept, …

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Critical Success Factors (also known as Critical Factors for Success) and their link with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) can perhaps be considered as one of the key bridges that connect strategy academia and practice. KPIs help businesses, as well as organisations, to stay focused on the key areas that matter in achieving their goals. Many …

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Just recently, technological giant Facebook, together with 27 other top organizations including MasterCard, Visa, PayPal, Uber, eBay etc. published the Libra white paper. This was initially revealed by Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, through a post on his official Facebook account. Zuckerberg stated, “We aspire to make it easy for everyone to send and …

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