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Ashok SuppiahBlogs
July 14, 2022

Why, When and How to Pivot your Business

Entrepreneurs Evolution, Entrepreneurs Dilemma Every entrepreneur and business will at some point have to roll with the punches and pivoting is an essential part of adapting to the marketplace. Business…
Blogs
June 21, 2022

Mitra Voices – Sherine Bandara

Sherine Bandara is the Client Services Manager for Mitra Innovation based in Martlesham in the UK. Her hard work, tenacity and flair for sales has taken her from technical Project…
Blogs
June 15, 2022

Mitra Voices – Kithsiri Ekanayake

Sometimes fate plays a hand and an act of love can take your life in an unexpected direction. Such was the case for Kithsiri Ekanayake when he designed a clever…
Blogs
May 18, 2022

Mitra Voices Kushan Athukorala

From the time a young Kushan dismantled his cassette recorder, taking a month to put it back together and making it work again, his future journey was clear. It came…
Blogs
May 18, 2022

How to Secure the Cloud

How to Secure the Cloud We are now in a technology revolution. It is hard to see, in the same way the workings of a factory are hard to see…
Blogs
May 16, 2022

Making Down Under our Top Tier

When Sangeetha Navaratnam and Peumalee Chandrasiri took over the governance of the Australia and New Zealand region in July 2020, they were facing the daunting task of re-engaging with a…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
May 9, 2022

Best Practices to Run a Successful Sustainable Business

The term ‘sustainability’ is used when a business aspires to give back more than it takes from society or the environment. And while it’s never been easy to start any…
Blogs
April 19, 2022

Where Eagles Dare – Revolutionary Virtual DriveThru Technology from Mitra

Technological innovation has always been at the heart of the business since Mitra’s inception in 2012. Designing and building unique and groundbreaking products and services is what we do, and…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
April 6, 2022

Scaling Up? Why Delegation and Empowerment are Paramount

When scaling up your business, strong leadership is a must By default most entrepreneurs are hands-on experts and they take pride in building the business, including the culture, ideation and…
Blogs
March 25, 2022

Mitra Celebrates 10 years of Innovation

A shared vision… When interviewed in 2016, the founders of Mitra Innovation were asked about the origins of the company and the values it held. The response still holds true…
Blogs
March 2, 2022

Shanaka Mendis Interview

As Mitra Innovation grows as a business, its employee base in Sri Lanka, and around the world, grows to meet the demand of new, challenging, global projects. We work hard…
Blogs
February 25, 2022

Mitra Inspire Program brings tech opportunities to Kethsirigama in Ampara district

When a financial visionary and a technology guru join forces to make a difference, lives change for the better. SDF’s CEO Mr Nilantha Jayanetti wanted to bring high quality technology…
Blogs
February 23, 2022

How do I attract the right personnel with the right talent?

Anyone who has ever employed staff will nurture a nugget of doubt when signing their contract. Have I found the right person? Will they deliver what my company needs, when…
Blogs
February 8, 2022

Tips for Smart Remote Working

“If working remotely is such a great idea, why isn't everyone doing it? I think it's because we've been bred on the idea that work happens from 9 to 5,…
Blogs
December 10, 2021

Oliver Littlejohn shares a user’s perspective of Low-code with Mitra

Oliver Littlejohn is Head of Community at CodeBase, a technology incubator, and founder of a startup called Sets which is a tool for people using Slack to connect with their…
Blogs
November 25, 2021

Mitra Lends a Helping Hand

In mid June, the MV X-Press Pearl, a cargo ship laden with chemicals, ran into trouble off the Western Province. The ship blazed for days, leaving in its wake an…
Blogs
November 25, 2021

We talk to Nadini Sahabandu, winner of the TechWomen 100 Global Award for Achievement

Anyone who has worked with Nadini Sahabandu will not be surprised that she won the TechWomen100 Global Award for Achievement 2021. She was nominated by Digital Breakers, a Sri Lankan…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
October 26, 2021

Eight Principles for Successfully Raising Seed Capital

When starting a business, raising seed capital can be a challenge, but there are certain measures you can take to achieve this quickly. By undertaking the steps below you will…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
September 21, 2021

How do I get the Timing of my Product Launch right?

The biographies of every successful entrepreneur will throw up one recurring theme, and that’s timing. From Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg to Jeff Bezos, all will mention their immaculate timing…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
July 13, 2021

How do I compete with more established brands? Ashok talks to Sahil Verma about The Cookaway.

Perception can make or break a business, and in a year where reaching your potential client base has never been harder, the impression you create online with your website and…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
June 7, 2021

What does it take to scale up your start-up to a US$2Billion company?

We were an ideas factory, specialising in re-platforming, providing integration that could be used at scale, across multiple businesses. ‘Productication’ was a framework we invented to educate enterprises to replace…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
May 5, 2021

How do I find my First Paying Customer in Year 1?

In the first instance, most start-ups concentrate on their product design or service and leave the thorny task of finding customers further down the line, almost as an afterthought. But…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
March 31, 2021

How do I build a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) with little or no funding? Ashok talks to Paul Moorhead of Kraydel

This may be the question you are asking yourself, but is it the right one? Perhaps you should be asking, how do I bring my product to market sooner rather…
BlogsCreatio
March 23, 2021

Introduction to Low Code and How Your Organisation Can Benefit

Within the last ten years, developing a business application  was only possible using skilled software developers. With the evolution of ‘low-code technology’ the need for experienced developers is far less.…
Blogs
March 18, 2021

Does Low-code Pose a Challenge to Traditional Software Development or Can They Coexist?

If you have heard of low-code, then the above question will come as no surprise to you, but if you haven’t, let’s explain what low-code technology is and why it’s…
Quantum ComputingBlogs
March 17, 2021

How Quantum Computing Can Impact the Healthcare Industry

Technology, from the invention of the transistor, all the way through to the first computer processor, has significantly impacted our way of life, with healthcare being no exception. As we…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
January 26, 2021

Conversational AI is the Voice of the Future

When a child learns to speak, they do so through interaction with parents and siblings. They mimic the sounds they hear; they find associations with those sounds, they learn what…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
January 14, 2021

Dynamedics partners with The Suwodaya Program to help Communities across Sri Lanka

If the Covid-19 global pandemic has taught us anything it is how much we need our fellow humans. We are social creatures, at work and at play. We seek the…
foodie-mitraAshok SuppiahBlogs
January 6, 2021

Foodie – Delivering your favourite food and groceries to your doorstep, safely.

By definition, entrepreneurs build businesses, hire staff, develop corporate and financial structures and chase profitable growth. But in the best of us there is often a desire to share the…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
January 3, 2021

How to turn a great idea into a successful business – Part 3

Entrepreneurship would be easy if there was a science or formula for a start-up to become successful. Right? Unfortunately the formula doesn’t exist. However experience does tell me that many…
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January 2, 2021

How to turn a great idea into a successful business – Part 2

There is no science or formula for a start-up to become successful. However, experience shows that 10% of the entrepreneurs and start-ups that succeed master three very important characteristics: Commitment…
Ashok SuppiahBlogs
January 1, 2021

How to turn a great idea into a successful business – Part 1

Since the 2008 recession, we have seen a surge in the number of start-ups and entrepreneurs with great ideas. However, ideas are plenty, but success is seldom, and according to Fortune magazine…
Mitra-leadershipBlogs
December 1, 2020

Mitra Innovation 2020 leadership program – engineering a culture of ‘Inspired Performance’

Mastering the art and science of persuasion is the gold standard of progressive leadership. A skill that is often understood but seldom demonstrated with the consistency and accuracy that is…
ROI in Data ScienceBlogs
September 17, 2020

ROI in Data Science

The Splurge About five years ago, Big Data was at the height of the hype cycle, and enterprises, not wanting to be left behind, jumped in on the movement, with…
Blogs
August 24, 2020

Understanding DevOps

- Part of our Discover DevOps series, with Anuradha Prasanna DevOps evolved from a rising demand for digital solutions, starting around 2010 and becoming mainstream in 2015. DORA DevOps Maturity…
DORA Quadrant for DevOpsBlogs
June 23, 2020

DORA Quadrant for DevOps

Anuradha Prasanna, Enterprise architect | Mitra Innovation - Part of our Discover DevOps series DevOps Research and Assessment or DORA is a research program that investigates the capabilities that drive…
BlogsCreatio
July 15, 2019

Mitra partner with Creatio

Mitra Innovation is a Digital Advancement company. We help our customers stay ahead by harnessing the power of digital and cloud technologies. We guide them through the rapidly evolving technology…
Fishing in data lakes to derive valuable business insightsBlogs
October 26, 2018

Fishing in data lakes for business insights

Following EMC’s research, it is anticipated that by the year 2020, the amount of data in our digital universe is expected to grow from 4.4 trillion GB in 2013 to 44…
Data lake governanceBlogs
October 25, 2018

Data Lake Governance

A data lake is a central storage facility that houses an organisation’s structured, unstructured and semi-structured data. In most cases, the data that is ingested will be strewn all over.…
Blogs
August 20, 2018

Scalable architecture using AWS IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) systems handle billions of source devices and trillions of data points flowing into a central platform. The growth of data is massive and IoT systems are…
Blogs
August 20, 2018

IoT with AWS

7 best practices to follow when designing scalable IoT architecture using Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT   Internet of Things (IoT) systems handle billions of source devices and trillions of…
CI - CD Automation with JenkinsBlogs
April 6, 2018

CI - CD Automation with Jenkins

Software teams face a dilemma when they move away from traditional waterfall methods to agile methods of software development. Waterfall methods mean that software teams are required to iteratively build…
Mitra-Celebrating six years of successBlogs
January 19, 2018

Celebrating six years of success with a party in colombo

Mitra Innovation recently celebrated its sixth year of success, by throwing a party for our employees. The party was attended by the three co-founders of Mitra Innovation – Ashok Suppiah…
BlogsWSO2
March 10, 2017

What is WSO2 Middleware?

What is WSO2? WSO2 are a global, open-source, middleware supplier. They have crafted an enterprise platform and methodology that enables systems, such as CRM and accounting systems, to communicate and…
NewsWSO2
June 29, 2022

Digital Cambodia by 2025 Press Release

Mitra Innovation’s ‘Digital Cambodia by 2025’ Event held on 24th May 2022 At the Hyatt Regency in Phnom Penh is a Resounding Success ‘Digital Cambodia by 2025’, held on 24th…
News
May 31, 2022

Mitra Innovation & LowCodify won the award for ‘Outstanding Growth & Reliability’

Ashok Suppiah, Co-Founder and Group CEO at Mitra was in Chicago to collect Creatio’s award for Outstanding Growth and Reliability for the second year running. It was a particularly enjoyable…
News
May 26, 2022

Mitra Innovation and LowCodify Launch miCPQ at Creatio’s No-Code Days Event in Chicago.

miCPQ is a complete and modern product for managing leads and closing deals faster by helping organizations configure, price, quote, negotiate, manage and automate workflows across multiple verticals in the…
News
May 1, 2022

Commonwealth Digital Health Awards, Judges announced

The 5th Commonwealth Digital Health Awards - Judges are Announced For the second time, Ashok Suppiah has been asked to be a judge for the Commonwealth Digital Health Awards. “I…
News
April 21, 2022

Mitra Inspire Program Phase 2 is Looking for Sponsors

It’s worth reminding ourselves of what the Inspire Program stands for: In December of last year we brought you the story of a collaboration between SDF’s CEO Mr Nilantha Jayanetti…
NewsWSO2
April 11, 2022

Mitra Innovation gain WSO2 Gold Partner Status

As one of the oldest WSO2 global partners and having delivered over 40 WSO2 integration projects to a diverse range of clients, Mitra Innovation has been awarded Value Added Reseller…
News
March 29, 2022

Why it’s important for companies to support the financial wellness of their employees during an economic crisis

Monday 21st March, 2022It is a well understood fact that employers need happy, healthy and skilled employees, while employees expect great opportunities, career growth and a good source of income…
News
February 20, 2022

Evolution AI

EVOLUTION AI is a Sri Lankan wide Ideathon organised by AIESEC from the University of Kelaniya and Computer Science Students' Association of University of Kelaniya in collaboration with AIESEC in…
News
November 23, 2021

Sarvodaya Development Finance and Mitra Innovation work to build digital capabilities

Noting the potential of digitisation as a method of transforming ethical financing, Sarvodaya Development Finance (SDF) partnered with Mitra Innovation to connect the village of Kethsirigama to a number of…
News
November 17, 2021

Nadini Sahabandu wins the TechWomen100 Global Award

Top Talent Shines through as Mitra’s Nadini Sahabandu wins the TechWomen100 Global Award for Achievement 2021!“Awards such as this are a pivotal instrument for change, recognising our industry’s future leaders,…
News
October 21, 2021

Mitra Innovation’s Co-Development with Leap in! Earns Recognition

Mitra Innovation are delighted to announce that Leap in! has been awarded second place in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) Most Innovative Companies awards for the 'Hedgehog' solution in the…
NewsWSO2
October 7, 2021

Mitra Innovation gain WSO2 Silver Partner Status

Mitra Innovation is delighted to have been awarded Value Added Reseller Silver status by WSO2, a global, open-source enterprise platform and methodology for integrating platforms and systems. Mitra Innovation remains…
Ashok's newsNews
July 26, 2021

Dr Ashok Suppiah talks to Barclays Eagle Labs

Serial entrepreneur, Ashok Suppiah, Co-Founder and CEO of Mitrai, shares his passion for digital transformation and sharing his expertise and experiences with the next generation of entrepreneurs.
News
March 16, 2021

Creatio Partner of the Year Award 2021

Mitra Innovation Wins Creatio Partner of the Year! Find out why Mitra made Creatio our partner of choice for Low-code solutions on our partner page. A note from our CEO…
News
September 28, 2020

Dammika Ganegama, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Mitra Innovation speaks at the MSMW 2019 in KL

Mr. Dammika Ganegama, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Mitra Innovation, recently spoke at the Malaysia Social Media Week 2019 which took place last week at MITEC, Kuala Lumpur. The event consisted…
Ashok's newsNews
September 28, 2020

CEO of Mitra Innovation, Ashok Suppiah, wins ‘Technopreneur of the Year 2019’ Award at the Global Leadership Award 2019

Celebrating rapid growth and commitment to innovation, Ashok Suppiah, the CEO of UK based Mitra Innovation was named ‘Technopreneur of the Year 2019’ at the Global Leadership Awards 2019, held…
News
September 28, 2020

Sri Lanka’s IT-BPM Industry: A Beacon of Resilience in the Face of COVID-19

(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) 'Drifting the curve' is the SLASSCOM industry strategy for building momentum to come out of the 'corner' (current situation) stronger. When race car drivers approach a…
News
September 28, 2020

Mitra Innovation launches Dynamedics, digital health, wellbeing platform

Mitra has invested to create a solution that helps organisations meet their Health and Safety obligations and fulfill their duty of care to their employees during these difficult times. The…
News
September 28, 2020

Mitra Innovation announces partnership with Creatio

“Mitra Innovation is delighted to announce its partnership with Creatio (formerly bpm’online), a leading low-code, process automation and CRM company,” said Mitra Innovation Founder and CEO Dr. Ashok Suppiah. “We…
News
November 24, 2019

Cellcard Chooses Mitra

Mitra Innovation, a fast-growing UK Technology solutions provider specialising in digital transformation, cloud enablement, and software development has been chosen as the technology partner by Cambodia’s fastest, fully integrated communications…
Webinars
May 9, 2022

Meeting the Challenge of Cloud Native Security

Getting cloud security right can be a real challenge. There are new software architectures, new tools, new processes – and also many new cyber threats. What do you need to…
Webinars
September 16, 2021

Low Code & No Code: A Powerful New Tool For Entrepreneurs

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BST By Barclays Eagle Labs - Virtual Events September 30, 2021 About this event Creating demonstrators, prototypes and MVP’s is always a tricky challenge for…
Webinars
May 2, 2021

Adopting ROI driven digital experiences for the Healthcare industry, powered by Conversational AI

11AM to 12 PM EDT 12th  of May, 2021 Description Chatbots and Virtual Assistants have the potential to transform the online healthcare experience whether for insured members or healthcare providers.…
Webinars
April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Digital Transformation Trendsetters: lessons learned from the past year and how to apply them going forward

11 AM EDT | 4 PM CET 23rd of April, 2021 Description A year after the COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the world, many organizations have found new ways to…
Webinars
February 8, 2021

Why a low-code CRM is a game-changing technology for businesses in 2021 – APAC

APAC 5PM AEDT |  2PM SGT 22nd of February, 2021 Description To remain competitive in 2021, companies need a comprehensive CRM solution that can help them swiftly identify the high-priority improvement areas and instantly react to changing customer demands and market conditions.     Join this webinar to get insights on how low-code CRM solution can help…
Ashok's WebinarsWebinars
February 7, 2021

Why a low-code CRM is a game-changing technology for businesses in 2021-Americas

AMER + EMEA 11AM EST |  5PM CET 18th of February, 2021 Description To remain competitive in 2021, companies need a comprehensive CRM solution that can help them swiftly identify the high-priority improvement areas and instantly react to changing customer demands and market conditions.     Join this webinar to get…
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November 16, 2020

Beyond COVID-19 : Building business resilience through digital transformation

Australia Eastern Time 15:00  – 16:00 18th of November, 2020 Description The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped the operations of businesses, forcing business leaders to accept the new…
WebinarsWSO2
October 19, 2020

How to Expedite PSD2 Compliance with WSO2 Middleware

UK & EUROPE 11:00 – 12:00 (GMT) 14th of November, 2019 Description Digital transformation projects are tricky beasts, with around 80% failing to deliver the business benefits and value as…
Webinars
October 19, 2020

Build and deploy machine learning models with AWS SageMaker

UK & EUROPE 11:00 – 12:00 (GMT) 6th of December, 2018 Description Currently, AI is advancing at a great pace and deep learning is one of the key contributors to…
Webinars
October 19, 2020

Uncover Mitra’s AWS Machine Learning models

UK & EUROPE 11:00 – 11:45 (GMT) 10th of January, 2019 Description Understanding the prominence of AI and Machine Learning (ML), Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched the AWS Marketplace for…
Webinars
October 15, 2020

Creating value in the hyperconnected world through APIs ASIA

ASIA-PACIFIC 16:00 – 17:00 (ICT+7) 26th of November, 2019 Description Digital transformation projects are tricky beasts, with around 80% failing to deliver the business benefits and value as defined at…
Webinars
October 13, 2020

Creating value in the hyperconnected world through APIs

UK & EUROPE 11:00 – 12:00 (GMT) 14th of November, 2019 Description Digital transformation projects are tricky beasts, with around 80% failing to deliver the business benefits and value as…
Tech guidesWSO2
March 18, 2021

Role of Adaptive Authentication in Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM)

Adaptive authentication (AA), also known as risk-based authentication, is a subset of multifactor authentication and seeks to match the requirement for certain user credentials, with the perceived risk posed by…
Tech guides
November 18, 2020

Using AWS Fargate to build low-cost ‘serverless microservices’ infrastructure

Serverless computing – also sometimes referred to as utility computing – is a topic of growing interest in the field of cloud based solutions. Key understandings Microservices architecture style –…
Tech guides
September 22, 2020

Eight types of AWS storage services explained

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most competent cloud service providers in the world right now. In this tech guide we explore eight of the storage services made…
ANZEvents
July 12, 2022

Unleash the power of low-code for your digital transformation

This 90 minute real-time workshop demonstrates how you can harness the power of Low-code technology to accelerate your digital transformation journey and achieve your business outcomes with fast time-to-market solutions.…
EventsWSO2
April 21, 2022

Digital Cambodia by 2025

Thousands of enterprises around the world, across a diverse range of industries, rely on WSO2 integration and API management solutions to achieve their business goals. This global, open-source, middleware platform…
Events
May 24, 2021

Low-Code Marathon

While embracing the “everyone a developer” concept, we gathered thought leaders, leading tech minds, and low-code experts to showcase how to successfully adapt businesses, from any industry, to continuously changing circumstances. Session…
creatio 2Events
February 12, 2021

How Digital Transformation Will Revolutionize the Business Landscape in a Post-Pandemic World

Many industries have accelerated digital transformation during the pandemic, forever changing the way business is conducted. According to KPMG’s “Enterprise Reboot” report, despite the challenges of emerging technology adoption and…