Press Release – 3 November 2008 Microimage, the pioneering e-HRIS solution provider partnered with Lanka Business Report and Lanka Business Online popularly known as LBR and LBO respectively, by offering Platinum Sponsorship for the inaugural LBR- LBO HR Forum which was held on Wednesday 22nd October 2008 at Cinnamon Grand. The theme of the Forum was “Strategic HR: Challenges & Opportunities”. The Forum was in the form of a panel discussion which was moderated by eminent industry specialists. The panel comprised of leading professionals from the Telecommunication, Banking, Information Communication, Manufacturing & FMCG sectors.
The panel for LBR-LBO HR Forum included Mr. Ranjeeva Kulatunga- Group Senior VP/HR & Facilities Management of Dialog Telekom PLC, Mr. Chitral Amarasiri – DGM-HR Management of Commercial Bank Ltd, Mr. Ishan Dantanarayana – Head of HR/Asia Head of HR of Virtusa, Mr. Shirendra Lawrence – Managing Director of MAS Active, Mr. Shrihan Perera – Director Finance of Unilever Sri Lanka.
The session was moderated by Mr. Janaka Kumarasinghe – Director Kent Ridge (Pvt) Ltd who is also the Past President of IPM.
“We are glad to partner Vanguard Management Services to introduce inaugural LBR-LBO HR forum which will set as a platform for the HR fraternity for knowledge sharing” said Harsha Purasinghe, CEO of Microimage.
The role of the Human Resource Manager is evolving with the change in competitive market environment and the realization that Human Resource Management must play a more strategic role in the success of an organization.
With the increase in competition, locally or globally, organizations must become more adaptable, resilient, agile, and customer-focused to succeed. And within this change in environment, the HR professional has to evolve to become a strategic partner and a change mentor within the organization.
The future success of any organizations relies on the ability to manage a diverse body of talent that can bring innovative ideas, perspectives and views to their work. The challenges and problems faced of workplace diversity can be turned into a strategic organizational asset if an organization is able to capitalize on this melting pot of diverse talents. With the mixture of talents of diverse cultural backgrounds, genders, ages and lifestyles, an organization can respond to business opportunities more rapidly and creatively, especially in the global arena.The gathering was be patronized by senior corporate executives from the HR fraternity, CEOs, CFOs and other invitees.
Microimage focus on “technology innovation for people driven business” with greater focus towards Human Capital Management. Microimage who pioneered e-HRIS back in 2001 services a large established client base ranging from small-medium to large enterprises in Sri Lanka, Maldives & Singapore. Some of the flagship clients include Dialog Telekom, Lanka Bell, Commercial Bank, DFCC Bank, HSBC, Cargills, Expo Lanka Group, Eagle Insurance, CIC Group, Alpha-Orient, APL, Dhiraagu Telecom, Bank of Maldives, Robinson Department Stores. The company offers complete range of products & services including data capture devices in line with its goal of providing “HCM solutions for people driven business”. Apart from offering HR technology products, the company also provides HR outsourcing services.