Posted in Blog, Our Achievement
by
Wednesday, 01 February 2017


Colombo Stock Exchange entered in to an agreement with OpenArc Systems for the implementation of total BI solution for Market Data Analytics, reporting and dissemination of dash board information to internal users, Listed Companies and Investors. OpenArc will be implementing the proposed system in stages and with the implementation of this new solution, all listed companies and investors will have a great opportunity to receive meaningful information dash boards through their mobile phones and tabs. In time to come all listed companies and investors will be able to subscribe for the information dash boards at a very nominal monthly fee.

Posted in Blog, Our Achievement
by
Monday, 28 November 2016

Prometric is the trusted test development and delivery provider to more than 400 organizations worldwide. Prometric operates a network of 8,000 test centers in 160 countries, making it easier for test takers to find a site near them. Test takers have a wide choice of dates and locations, which they can select.

OpenArc Prometric Centre is the only online test center in Sri Lanka, which is located in 2nd floor at OpenArc Technology Complex.
Read more : https://www.prometric.com

It with great pleasure we presented yet another unique software solution called ‘BIRD-on-Cloud’ which is an unmatchable, unique Business Intelligence solution running on the cloud, to large number of company representatives gathered at the recent event of ‘OpenArc CEO/CIO Meet-up’ held on 02nd March at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. BIRD which stands for Business Intelligence Reporting & Data visualization is a product that we promote with SriyamSoft, India, a global product and services based organization with offices in North America and Asia. OpenArc has been appointed as the reseller in Sri Lanka for BIRD.

BIRD is very new and it uses cutting edge technologies addressing next generation information challenges of corporate world such as Multiple Data Source Compatibility, Report automation, Multi-device support, Elastic in memory Database, Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence that is capable of delivering high performance management information in a real time environment at astonishing speed.

We have overcome many barriers in conventional BI Tools and the BIRD undoubtedly will be the best in terms of value for money. Along with price competitiveness, we offer easiest and simplest implementation of it for any business enterprise using multiple data bases. At present we are talking to large number of companies who have shown interest in making the best use of BI for their businesses. We will perform a POC for any prospective company before they make a decision to move forward with this product.

Should you too be interested in, please call
Nadeep : 0727852739 | Dinesh :0727775544

by
Monday, 11 January 2016

OpenArc is pleased to announce the opening of another OpenArc solution as “Robotics & Industrial Automation”, a new division to develop and deliver embedded software solutions in local and global embedded software industry. The new division has been formed in Kohuwala.

The opening of new division office was commenced last Monday according to Sri Lankan rituals and auspicious time by the chief guest Mr Daya Hettiarachchi, Chairman/CEO of OpenArc Group of Companies.

Mr. Vithanage Former Dean of University of Moratuwa (UoM), Directors of OpenArc group, members from senior management and OpenArc Software Engineers, Developers and Technical Specialists had been gathered in this opening ceremony.

New division consist of around 20 members from OpenArc Software house and the newly joined member from UoM. The divisional members officially started with their embedded software developments same day by the auspicious time.

Company expects to improve the member count to 60+ members and to form up an ‘Electronic Laboratory’ for further developments of OpenArc Solutions. The new division will be initiating their projects sooner with OpenArc Engineering and University of Moratuwa.

The main target of OpenArc by forming a new divisional office is to provide great solutions in automating local industries and innovating new electronic and smart devices for the benefit of mankind.

by
Monday, 09 November 2015

20151007_110200 20151007_135945 20151009_143258

OpenArc participated in one of the biggest IT exhibition in Asian region named CEATEC JAPAN 2015 from 7th to 9th October 2015.

EDB and JETRO took the leadership in organizing the Sri Lanka pavilion at the CEATEC Exhibition and guided the Delegation of six (6) Sri Lankan software companies who participated in the event.

Before joining CEATEC, JETRO held a Sri Lanka Seminar at their head office in Tokyo. The Financial Minister Mr. Ravi Karunanayake, BOI Chairman Mr. Upul Jayasuriya and about 200 Japanese companies / investors attended the Seminar.

In addition to above, Sri Lanka delegation had meetings with Japanese IT associations such as JISA (Japan Information Technology Services Industry Association) and JUAS (Japan Users Association of Information Systems). Sri Lanka delegation had a good opportunity to learn about the IT industry in Japan and during the mission, we discussed the possibility of expanding Sri Lankan IT companies’ business in Japan.

Further, some of the Japanese companies already engaged in international businesses in other countries including India and China were interested in Sri Lanka and OpenArc is presently having some discussion with those Japanese companies.

We will keep in touch with those Japanese companies, some of which have already visited us in Sri Lanka, and work with them exploring business opportunities and expanding our operations in Japan for mutual benefits.

by
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
with comment off

SharBank, the Sharia banking product of OpenArc, won a merit award at the prestigious National Best Quality ICT Awards (NBQSA) held on 09th October 2015 at hotel Galadari in Colombo. SharBank comprises sub products Ijarah, Murabaha and Mudharaba which are Sharia Banking counterparts of conventional banking’s Leasing, Hire Purchase and Deposit products respectively.

The winners posed for a picture after receiving the award. From L – R, Mr.Navodya Wimalsooriya (Software Developer of OpenArc), Mr.Dimuthu Chinthaka (Software Developer of OpenArc), Mr.Prabhath Nedurana (General Manager – Software of OpenArc),  Mr.Ishak Irfaath (Software Developer of OpenArc), Mr.Ruwan Amarasekara (Secretary of the BCS Sri Lanka Section), Mrs.Lucy Ireland (Deputy CEO of BCS Learning & Development Ltd.), Mr.Parakum Pathirana (President of ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter)

Posted in Blog, News & Events
by
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
with comment off

OpenArc School of Business & Technology is the only partner organization of University of Moratuwa (UoM) for BIT external degree programme. OSBT had its very first batch to the BIT of UoM from the beginning of this year. The registrations for the 2014/2015 batch have been successfully commenced during the first quarter over 150 students. This visit of UoM was to evaluate the institutional environment of OpenArc Campus.

An evaluation committee consisting of four members, Dr. D. Wickramasinghe the Chairman of the Centre of Distant Learning, Dr. Ranga Dharmapriya and two other representatives of University of Moratuwa visited OpenArc last September.

During the evaluation programme, they initially had a discussion with OpenArc management. Mr. Daya Hettiarchchi CEO/Chairman of OpenArc Group, Mr. Vijith Sinhabahu Managing Director of OSBT and Mr. Dinesh Rodrigo, Chief Operating Officer  & Mr. K.D.R. Perera, Chief Academic Officer of OpenArc Campus, participated in the discussion.

Addressing the issues with ICT education and engineering, industry demands and social responsibilities as a top ranked University and Software Company/Academy in the island, they agreed to make some new steps towards the betterment of undergraduates and overall Sri Lankan students as a national interest. Providing an IT based foundation and guiding school students for an essential change in their mind-sets, were among the highlighted topics.

As our Chairman Mr. Hettiarachchi suggested, the panel agreed to make some enhancements for the BIT degree course modules and syllabus as well. The subjected changes will be made to suit local degree holders with current trends and demands in global industry. Embedded Software Development and Electronics are proposed among the suggested knowledge areas.

After the discussion forum the UoM representatives had a visit at OpenArc Campus. They were so happy see the calm and study-friendly environment of the OpenArc Campus including its lecture theatres, computer labs and auditorium and other facilities provided to the students. The evaluation team had a face to face discussion with the panel of lecturers and staff members as well. The students of degree programme were also interviewed during the evaluations.

Concluding the observation UoM agreed to provide some books to OpenArc, So that OpenArc students will be able to refer those study packs and e-books from OpenArc Library and our online library service.

For sure, University of Moratuwa and OpenArc will make the best for IT education as a social responsibility. The visit of UoM strengthened the partnership further for the benefit of the ICT student population in our country.

Posted in Blog, News & Events
by
Friday, 09 October 2015
with comment off

OpenArc campus is receiving applications for the undergraduate admissions for the academic year 2015/2016, for the BIT (Bachelor of Information Technology) degree programme offered by University of Moratuwa.

University of Moratuwa (UoM) has been offering BIT degree from 2006 as an external Degree Programme supported by a Learning Management System. From 2015 onwards, OpenArc School of Business and Technology holds the partnership to offer academic knowledge to the BIT degree readers as the only Partner Organization of UoM.

The duration of the degree programme is three (3) years, over six (6) semesters. Candidates with, minimum three (3) passes for (G.C.E.) A/L in any stream and credit pass for mathematics in (G.C.E.) Ordinary Level are eligible for the course registration. SLIATE Diploma holders can directly join this course under lateral Entry and follow the course from the 2nd year of the programme.

There were over 150 registrations for the first academic year (2014/2015) at OpenArc. OpenArc offers this course under two options. Both “Full time and Part time classes” are conducted to suit the requirements of non-employed / employed students, respectively.

It is the first time in the history of BIT of UoM that OpenArc is offering Full time Degree course program. The participants of the full time BIT course gain following benefits,

·  Five Days of face to face Lecture Sessions,
·  Industrial Exposure with projects etc.
·  Japanese Language Training
·  Guaranteed Job opportunities.

The lectures are conducted by a panel of experienced lecturers. The entire programme is moderated by UoM.

The Closing Date of the Registration is 31st October 2015, please visit www.codl.lk  to download the application.

For further information please contact the Partner Organization, OpenArc Campus www.openarc.edu.lk . Your inquiries are welcome.

OpenArc School of Business and Technology,
OpenArc Technology Complex,
No. 120,
High-level Road,
Colombo 6.
Tel. 011 251 50 50 / 0727 22 33 00

by
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
with comment off

OpenArc is pleased to announce the establishment of OpenArc solutions as “Embedded & Factory Automation”, a new division to develop and deliver embedded software solutions in local and global Embedded software industry. The new division will be spearheaded by a specialist team consisting Japanese Embedded Software Engineers, who are joining OpenArc with many years of international experience in embedded software training.

With its premises in Colombo 6, OpenArc is one of the main players specialized in technical consulting, application development, training and support for Open Architecture Software on the Sri Lankan market
The enhanced capability extends OpenArc acclaimed reputation as a one of Leading Sri Lankan Software factory, Software Training Center & Academy established over the last 25 years.

The new Embedded Software Division has been formed in Kohuwala. More that 20 of OpenArc Software Engineers, Developers and Technical Specialists have been gathered to service in this new environment under the guidance of Japanese Consultants. The development teams are currently testing on ‘RASPBERRY PI & ARDUINO’ technologies and the current developments are based on Open Source Programming Languages such as ‘Python’ and ‘C’.

With rapid growth occurring in the embedded software market driven by mobile platforms and domain specific vertical applications, this announcement underlines the OpenArc’s intent to take a leadership role as a local supplier of embedded software and systems training servicing a wide range of applications for global markets.

by
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
with comment off

“NEXT- Today’s Dreams, Future Realities”

‘CETECH Japan’ is a Global Exhibition that is annually held in Japan. Presenting the achievements of advanced IT and electronics to the world, and offering society proposals for new products, services and contents are some of global objectives in this exhibition.

The exhibition has been commenced since year 2000. In this year the exhibition is themed under “Today’s Dreams, Future Reality”.

It’s a pleasure to announce that, being one of 6 participants from Sri Lanka, OpenArc Systems Management Pvt. Ltd. represents the mother land in this global event. With 25 years of excellence in local software industry, We expect this is going to be another opportunity to expand OpenArc solutions in global markets and to establish new business relationships with japan.

OpenArc is the only Sri Lankan Software Company that is having Japanese involvement. Our Japanese branch is already formed in Tokyo and the Embedded Software Division has been launched in Sri Lanka particularly aiming at Japanese market.

Let’s wish OpenArc “Great People, Great Solutions”, to make opportunities towards global achievements in CEATACH  Japan 2015.