Sri Lanka Association for Software Services Companies (SLASSCOM), the national chamber for IT/BPM industry in Sri Lanka announces that SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards 2021 is fast forward to judging process after having received a large number of entries.
The national awards event which celebrates IT innovation excellence received considerable number of entries this year from all over the island making way for the fruition of both national and regional level awards. Breathing new life to IT/BPM sector, SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards 2021 pioneers in grooming innovators to the national level, specially from the grassroots of the society via separate regional awards.
“We have received an overwhelming response in terms of applications from all over Sri Lanka.” said Priyantha Bethmage, Head of SLASSCOM’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Forum. “All awards categories will be strictly evaluated by our judging panel comprising top professionals in the Sri Lankan IT BPM industry as well as International experts.”
A renowned judging panel consisting of senior industry professionals from both local and overseas will spearhead the judging process in a fully transparent and fair manner via online in accordance with the highest standards. Tasked with selecting the best entries, the judges will be using their experience and expertise to look for innovations that demonstrate impactful and unique solutions and stand above the rest.
“To align the evaluation criteria with the overall goal of the SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards, a holistic approach considering industry best practices and critical parameters that differ for each theme will be taken by our judges.” said Chathuranga Manamendra, Head of Awards Subcommittee for SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards. “These criteria will help the participants to understand industry expectations and the panels to provide focused feedback and choose the winning products, processes and concepts.”
SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards 2021 gala event is scheduled to be held on 30th March at Shangri-la Hotel, Colombo rewarding the winners of the national level competition.
Awards will be presented for the categories: Best Product Innovation, Best Client Delivery Innovation, Best Technology or Framework Innovation, Best Innovation in Business Process Management, Best innovation in Internal 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- Strategic sponsor, Axiata Digital Labs- Technology sponsor, Wiley- Principal sponsor, London Stock Exchange Group- Innovation partner, Dialog Axiata PLC- Corporate sponsor and Hatch- Startup Eco-system partner.
Priyantha Bethmage, Head of SLASSCOM’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Forum and Chathuranga Manamendra, Head of Awards Subcommittee for SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards