Colombo, 30th July 2014 – Asia-based OMESTI Group, part of IT conglomerate Formis Resources Berhad, has formed a strategic partnership with Microimage of Sri Lanka to bring leading-edge Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions to Asian markets. Known as MIHCM (Microimage HCM) Asia, the new venture will use Kuala Lumpur as a launchpad to deliver proprietary HCM solutions to South East Asia and beyond, leveraging on the regional networks of the OMESTI Group.
Dato’ Larry Gan of OMESTI Group, said, “Microimage has an established track record for developing and implementing industry-leading HR solutions that help organisations manage all aspects of their human capital. In setting up this new venture, we are providing access to this technology to companies in emerging markets, technology that will help them streamline their people management systems and establish HR as the game changing enterprise-wide function.”
Harsha Purasinghe, Chairman & CEO of Microimage, said, “We are delighted to enter into this partnership with the OMESTI Group. There is tremendous potential to deliver a range of innovative HR solutions customized for local markets. This new venture will utilize the financial investments and business links of the OMESTI Group to fuel our growth in Asian markets.”
Under the partnership, Microimage will transfer exclusive marketing rights for a suite of HCM Solutions to MIHCM Asia, which will appoint a network of distributors, partners and re-sellers to tap the market in various territories.
Microimage has extensive proven R&D expertise in designing comprehensive HCM solutions which help facilitate human resource planning, recruitment, retention and development programmes. Rewards systems, training and performance management modules are also part of the portfolio. Over the years, Microimage has implemented HR solutions for over 600 customers across many industry verticals, delivering significant cost advantages for these firms. The company is also renowned for its cutting-edge innovation and has extended its product range to leverage the power of cloud, mobile and social technologies.
The Microimage portfolio includes HCM Suite, which is offered via two delivery models; HCM On-premise enterprise version, which provides medium- to large-scale enterprises with a complete stack of 14 integrated functional modules and HCM SaaS, software that is focused on SME markets. Both versions deliver significant cost and operational efficiencies. The portfolio also includes the cloud-based Social Performance Management System workswiftly.com which serves as an informative and interactive social feed, capturing goals assigned to employees along with comments posted by peers and superiors on progress.
|Ms Mah Xian-Zhen||– Executive Director, OMESTI Group||Tel +603 2078 4488|
|Harsha Purasinghe||– Director, MIHCM Asia||Tel +603 2721 4920|
|Amanda Powell||– PR & Communications||Tel +603 2721 4920 Mob: +6012 373 6659|
OMESTI is part of Formis Resources Berhad, a Malaysian-based public listed grouping of companies that provides a range of technology systems, services and solutions designed to improve business performance, enhance connectivity and foster entrepreneurship. Its clients span a broad spectrum of industry sectors including financial institutions, government departments, utility and energy firms and telecommunications.