Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian country to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts

Sri Lanka recently became the first South Asian country to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (i.e. the UN Electronic Communications Convention). The instrument of ratification on behalf of Sri Lanka was deposited at the Treaty Office in New York by Sri Lanka’s Permanent Resident at the […]

Assessing the Threat of Cybercrime Conference

Recently, Sri Lanka was invited join the Budapest Convention on Cyber Crimes. At the initiative of ICTA, Sri Lanka has been selected to host an International Cybercrime conference titled “Assessing the Threat of Cybercrime”. It will be attended by 50-55 international high level delegated from Mauritius, Morocco, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, and Tonga. Specialist speakers […]

Gartner recognizes Sri Lanka as a leading offshore location

Sri Lanka has once again been recognised by Gartner as a leading offshore location in the Asia/Pacific region. The report has rated Sri Lanka as ‘Good’, resulting in an overall improvement from 0.8 points to 2.0 under Gartner’s rating system. In fact, Sri Lanka has been featured as a leading offshore location in the APAC report since 2010 and has been […]

Industry Development Program facilitates 7 training programs in 2014

The Industry Knowledge Enhancement program conducted under the Industry Development Program of ICTA has the 3 following objectives To provide an opportunity for the IT and BPO industry to build capacity in priority areas which are common for all To introduce new technology through Internationally recognized training programs at an affordable cost To introduce sophisticated […]

National Outsourcing Association of UK recognize Sri Lanka as the Offshoring Destination of the Year for 2014

Sri Lanka has won the National Outsourcing Association (NOA) Outsourcing Destination of the Year Award for the second consecutive year. UK is the second biggest market for Sri Lanka IT and BPM mainly due to the continuous efforts undertaken by the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka and SLASSCOM. The Sri Lankan IT and BPM Industry earns […]

ATKearney ranks Sri Lanka among the top 20 outsourcing locations in the Global Services Location Index 2013

Sri Lanka moved up 5 places from No. 21 to No. 16 in the Global Services Location Index 2013 published by Global Consultants, ATKearney. Sri Lanka improved in all 3 indicators resulting in an overall improvement from 5.26 to 5.51. 2011 2013 Rank 21 16 Overall Score 5.26 5.51 Financial Attractiveness 3.2 3.3 People skills […]