VirtusaPolaris Signs Exclusive Agreement with CCSL & FITIS for CIO Forum

June, 16, 2016

VirtusaPolaris entered into an exclusive agreement with the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) and the Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS) to host the CIO forum on Robotics Process Automation (RPA) on the 28th of June 2016. The forum will be titled ‘Software Robots - friend or foe? The choice is yours.’

Speakers at the forum will explain the new paradigm shift in IT automation and map out the disruptive applications of RPA in local industry. VirtusaPolaris and the CSSL entered into this agreement to help disseminate knowledge of the latest innovations in the field and assist in the easy adoption of the technology in the local market.

The forum will feature Keith Modder – Chief Operating Officer, VirtusaPolaris; Chandika Mendis – Global Head of Engineering, VirtusaPolaris; Dr. Arul Sivagananathan – Managing Director, Hayleys Industrial Solutions; Sreekanth Lapala – Head of Transformational Outsourcing Services (ASM, Infra, Techops, RPA), VirtusaPolaris; and Thilak Piyadigama – Chief Operating Officer, Nations Trust bank. It will be moderated by Fayaz Hudah.
Topics discussed at the forum will include, the era of RPA & AI, understanding how RPA & AI can benefit your enterprise, demonstrations of real environments and hands on assessment to identify high value opportunities.

What is Robotics Process Automation?
Robotic Process Automation is the new paradigm that goes beyond traditional IT automation in driving new levels of efficiencies, business value and innovation. CxOs today have an unique opportunity to disrupt themselves or get disrupted by their competitors. Attend the CIO forum to learn more about what is RPA & how you can re-imagine your business.

Photo caption: (From left) Thushera Kaudawatte – VP Technology, Virtusa, Chandika Mendis – Global Head of Engineering, Virtusa, Dr. Dayan Rajapaksa – President CSSL, Chinthake Wijewicrama – Chairman FITIS )

About VirtusaPolaris: VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand reflecting the combined strengths of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd. is a global provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services that accelerate business outcomes for Global 2000 companies and leading software vendors in banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, media and entertainment.

VirtusaPolaris’ solutions address the CXOs’ dual challenge of growing revenues while improving IT cost efficiencies. VirtusaPolaris’ digital services leverage innovative new technologies to reimagine the customer experience, increasing retention and creating lasting value. VirtusaPolaris’ preemptive outsourcing solutions help clients reduce risk and improve IT operations.

VirtusaPolaris delivers services across the IT lifecycle, including consulting, solution design, technology selection, implementation, testing and maintenance & support, including infrastructure support. Inheriting a strong heritage in software engineering, VirtusaPolaris is highly qualified to both develop and maintain software, using a proven platforming methodology and advanced Agile and Accelerated Solution Design techniques to reliably produce results on time and within budget.

Holding a record of success across industries and unparalleled domain expertise, VirtusaPolaris understands clients’ business challenges best and uses that to deliver distinctive, differentiated and innovative application of technology to solve those problems. Examples of large business transformations completed include the world’s largest P&C claims modernization program, one of the largest corporate customer portals for a premier global bank, an order to cash implementation for a multinational telecommunications provider, and digital transformations for media and banking companies.
Virtusa Corporation is headquartered in Massachusetts, and together with Polaris, has 50 offices across North America, Europe and Asia.

Polaris Consulting & Services is a subsidiary of Virtusa Corporation. Copyright © 2016 Virtusa Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

About CSSL: The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) was established in 1976 in Sri Lanka by a group of dedicated professionals including the three leading Computer Firms for the purpose of promoting Information and Communication Technology and professionalism among those engaged in the field of Information and Communication Technology, and of maintaining the highest professional standards among the Information and Communication Technology fraternity.

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka was registered and incorporated as a Limited Liability Company under the Companies Act, No.17 of 1982 on the 14th August 1987.

About FITIS: FITIS is the voice of the Sri Lankan Information and Communication Technologies “ICT” industries which is comprise of companies and ICT professionals representing Software, Hardware, Education and Training, Communication services and Professional service segments of Sri Lankan ICT industries.
Unique features of FITIS are that represent, all types of ICT companies irrespective of their scale of operations.

FITIS is a prominent advocate for the expansion of Sri Lanka’s innovative capacity and stronger productivity across all sectors thought the strategies use of ICT technologies as a not-for-profit, membership-driven for its funding. Membership is open to all companies and organizations in Sri Lanka that are involved in ICT industry.