Oak Integrated Systems (Pvt) Ltd., a leading technology solutions provider, recently hosted its annual technology event, on the 23rd of November 2023 at Colombo Courtyard by Marriot. The event focused on bringing together thought leaders and experts to explore the pivotal role of Digital Transformation and Modernization in the contemporary business landscape.
The highlight of the event was a compelling panel discussion featuring distinguished individuals who are at the forefront of technological innovation in Sri Lanka. The esteemed panel comprised Dr. Kithsiri Manchanayake, Chairman/CEO of AIMS Group and Board Director of SLIC and NLB; Mr. Asela Waidyalankara, Cyber Security Advocate and Educator; Mr. Varuna Jayalath, Dell Country General Manager for Sri Lanka & Maldives; and Mr. Regie Yogendran, Senior Technology Consultant at VMware for Sri Lanka & Maldives. The discussion was moderated by Mr. Peter D’Almaida, a Renowned Activist, Actor, and Tech-Entrepreneur.
The panel delved into crucial aspects of the digital landscape, spanning topics such as driving transformation and modernizing workspaces, emphasizing the pivotal role of digitization and modernization for corporations, and exploring conventional applications of IT systems. Mr. Nirodha Goonawardhane, the Head of Solutions Sales at Oak Integrated Systems, contributed insights to the discussion. He shed light on Oak Integrated Systems’ commitment to aiding clients in transforming their data centers and workspaces, ensuring seamless service to their clientele with accessibility from any location. Mr. Goonawardhane highlighted the proficiency of Oak’s Certified Engineers, emphasizing the company’s dedication to 24×7 technical services. Additionally, he provided insights into Oak’s engineering recruiting process, underscoring how the company educates and certifies its personnel in enterprise technologies, ensuring their readiness for diverse challenges.
Mr. Mayura Senevirathne, Head of Business at Oak Integrated Systems, expressed his enthusiasm for the event, stating, “Oak Integrated Systems organized this annual technology event with a panel discussion to enlighten the importance of Digital Transformation and Modernization to our valued customers. In the dynamic landscape of ever-evolving technology, the need for workplace modernization is paramount. Our goal is to foster a culture of innovation and equip our customers with the knowledge needed to thrive in this digital era.”
In an era where technology evolves at an unprecedented pace, workplace modernization goes beyond adopting new tools; it represents a cultural shift. As highlighted in the panel discussion, embracing emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud computing is essential to enhance efficiency and productivity.
Beyond technology, the panel emphasized the importance of fostering a mindset of continuous learning and collaboration. Breaking down silos and encouraging cross-functional teamwork positions organizations as digital leaders. The leadership role in driving this transformation is paramount, unlocking the full potential of teams and shaping the future of work. Oak Integrated Systems remains committed to being at the forefront of technological advancements, empowering businesses to thrive in the digital age.