MBSL Holds seminar on

A seminar on “How Business Intelligence is Revolutionizing Your organization” organized by Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka & Finance PLC (MBSL)” will be held on February 25, from 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm at Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute (No. 24, Horton Place, Colombo 07). Three prominent speakers Rajendra Theagarajah, Managing Director/CEO – Cargills Bank Limited, Dinesh Priyankara, Founder/Principal Architect – DinesQL (Pvt) Ltd and Dr. Uthayasanker Thayasivam, Senior Lecturer – University of Moratuwa will address the seminar focusing mainly on The Role of Business Intelligence (BI) in Financial Sector, Self-Service Business Intelligence and How Business Intelligence Technology benefit to the Business Solutions and Lean Transformation.

As BI is the processes, technologies, and tools needed to turn data into information and information into knowledge and knowledge into plans that drive profitable business action, it can be used in any sector including financial, manufacturing, service, health care, etc. BI will enable the organizations to make better business decisions based on the data which are quantifiable and not qualitative.

This seminar will be of value to Directors, Managing Directors/ Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Technical Officers, Chief Investment Officers, Chief Operating Officers, General Managers/ Deputy General Managers, Consultants, Senior Managers, Technology Planners, Strategic Managers, Economists, Bankers, Project Managers, IT Professionals, Decision Makers, Operational/Planning Managers, Line Business Managers, Executives and people with a special interest in Business Intelligence.

Reference Links:
The Island – February 11, 2019, 9.01 pm
Daily News – Thursday, February 14, 2019 – 01.00
Sunday Observer -17 February 2019

Delivered a welcome address in "Data Drives"

I delivered the welcome address in the "Data Drives" event organized by DataSEARCH Research centre of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, the University of Moratuwa on 28th November 2018 at Trace City, Maradana,  They organized this event to talk about research directions in Data Science and showcase the research carried out by DataSEARCH on varies sectors such as Transportation, Agriculture and Social media analytics.