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Monday, 09 November 2015

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オープンアルクは、2015年10月7日から9日に行われた、アジアでは最大級の情報通信関連展示会であるCEATEC JAPAN 2015に参加しました。

この展示会はJETRO(日本貿易振興機構)およびEDB(スリランカ輸出開発局)が主導となり、オープンアルクを含めたスリランカの現地IT企業6社も併せて代表団を結成し、スリランカブースを出展しました。

また、この展示会参加に先駆け、JETROにおいてスリランカセミナーが開催されました。訪日中の財務大臣Ravindra Sandresh Karunanayake氏やBOI長官Upul Jayasuriya氏も参列し、日本企業および投資家など約200人が参加しました。

さらに、JISA(情報サービス産業協会)やJUAS(日本情報システム・ユーザー協会)といった日本の団体ともミーティングを行い、日本におけるIT産業の実態の説明やスリランカのIT企業のビジネスチャンスの拡大についての活発な議論が行われました。

上記以外にも、インドや中国をはじめ世界的に事業展開している日本の企業などが、今後有望なアウトソース先としてスリランカに関心を寄せており、オープンアルクも複数の日本の企業との話し合いを進めております。

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Tuesday, 06 October 2015
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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.

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Tuesday, 06 October 2015
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“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.

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Thursday, 02 July 2015
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Hackathon(Hackday、HackfestもしくはCodefestとしても知られる)は、コンピュータプログラマーやソフトウェア開発関係者およびハードウェア開発関係者(グラフィックデザイナー、インターフェイスデザイナー、プロジェクトマネジャーを含む)が、ソフトウェアプロジェクトにおいて集中的にコラボするイベントです。Hackathonは一般的に1日から1週間にわたって続くものです。オープンアルクでのHackathonは、全ての参加者が前に立ちリーダーシップを発揮し、彼らの本当の持ち味を出しながら、5月17日および18日に成功裏に行われました。オープンアルクの全ての部署が集い、異なるチームとして一緒に働き、以前は知り得なかった多くのことを学びました。

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Thursday, 04 June 2015
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オープンアルクはスリランカICT代表団の一員として日本を訪問し、スリランカとしては初めて、5月13日から15日に行われたJapan IT Weekに参加しました。1431943174385_new

スリランカ代表団は駐日スリランカ大使館、スリランカ貿易開発局、スリランカの現地ICT企業6社で構成され、同代表団は、日本国内の研究機関および筑波大学の訪問や、JETROをはじめ、日本のICT企業も同席した上でのJISAとのミーティングも行いました。

Japan IT Weekでは、ソフトウェア開発アウトソーシングセクションに、スリランカとしてパビリオンを設置したほか、オープンアルクも自社のブースを出展しました。

さらにこのイベントに来場した個人や企業の方々に対し、スリランカをはじめ、スリランカのIT産業への参入余地およびチャンスについてのプレゼンテーションも行いました。

このイベント期間中、多くの日本企業の方々がオープンアルクのブースを訪れ、特に組み込み系ソフトウェア開発分野においては、ソフトウェア開発アウトソーシングのパートナーとしての関係構築に向けた交流を引き続き行っております。

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Friday, 13 March 2015
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OpenArc’s corporate training provides additional support to the clients to achieve their goals for staff excellence. Our trainers were in Ampara to provide training to 24 Engineering and support staff of a construction company on Project Management software to increase Productivity. The Campus also conducts monthly public workshops.

For more information please contact the campus on the training hotline: +94722353013

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Friday, 06 March 2015
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1. University of Moratuwa selects OpenArc Campus to deliver its prestigious Bachelor’s degree in IT.

OpenArc Campus signed a historical MOU with the Moratuwa University, Faculty of IT to deliver the Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) degree at OpenArc Campus as its sole approved education provider. This education partnership is a very good opportunity for those who missed out on obtaining a seat at a local university owing to the lack of capacity in these state institutions. This news was well accepted by the students and parents as this yer’s intake has almost doubled compared to those of the previous of previous years.OpenArc will also make available its renowned internship programme in software development to these students

2. Get yourself certified at our Pearson VUE test Cetner

Anyone who wants to obtain popular certification from Microsoft, Oracle, Linux and other vendors who provide world recognised certification can now sit for these online exams at OpenArc Pearson VUE Test Center (PVTC). OpenArc Campus an also help in scheduling these exams if the candidate comes to our facility. The exams vouchers are purchased through the credit card provided by the candidate. For further information on taking these tests please follow this link: http://home.pearsonvue.com/test-taker.aspx

2. Get trained for Project Management Professional (PMP) exam @ OpenArc

PMP training is offered at OpenArc Campus under an MOU with Project Management Institute (PMI) Sri Lanka Chapter.PMP certification demonstrates Project Management knowledge and skill-set to plan and implement complex projects successfully.For more information on our website: http://www.openarc.edu.lk/pmi-pmp-capm or call 0722353013.

3. Equipping IT Network staff with CCNA Training and Certification exam.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) training and certification is a recognised track for IT network maintenance staff. This training is done by trainers with international experience so that the candidates could be mentored to handle troubleshooting and maintenance of a medium sized computer network infrastructure. The certification exam is also conducted at OpenArc Pearson VUE testing lab.CCNA classes are commencing on the 28 March at the Campus computer lab. To nominate participants for this programme please send a mail to : info@openarc.edu.lk

3. Corporate Training and Public Workshops  in February

OpenArc’s Corporate training provides additional support to the clients to achieve their goals for staff excellence. Our trainers were in Ampara to provide training to 24 Engineering and support staff of a construction company on Project Management software to increase Productivity.The Campus also conducts monthly public workshops. For more information please contact the campus on the training hotline: 0722353013.

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Thursday, 12 February 2015
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The Inaugural Session and Vision Building Program for the BIT of UoM were held on the 12th of February 2015 at BMICH from 2 P.M. – 6 P.M. It was a great event where all the participants had the opportunity to listen to many inspirational speeches given by prominent speakers.

The welcome address for the session was made by Mr. Vijith Sinhabahu – Managing Director of OpenArc Campus, followed by the Inaugural Speech ‘Beyond Horizon’ by Mr. Daya Hettiarachchi – Founder/Chairman of the OpenArc Group. Mr. D K Withanage, Dean, Faculty of IT, UoM made his speech on UoM and BIT Program. The three guest speakers, Mr. Dammika Kalapuge, Mr. Niranjan De Silva and Mr. Mohan Palliyaguru, gave their speeches on ‘Progressing’, ‘Communication’ and ‘Life Skills’ respectively.

The Inaugural Session and Vision Building Program for the BIT of UoM were held on the 12th of February 2015 at BMICH from 2 P.M. – 6 P.M. It was a great event where all the participants had the opportunity to listen to many inspirational speeches given by prominent speakers.

The welcome address for the session was made by Mr. Vijith Sinhabahu – Managing Director of OpenArc Campus, followed by the Inaugural Speech ‘Beyond Horizon’ by Mr. Daya Hettiarachchi – Founder/Chairman of the OpenArc Group. Mr. D K Withanage, Dean, Faculty of IT, UoM made his speech on UoM and BIT Program. The three guest speakers, Mr. Dammika Kalapuge, Mr. Niranjan De Silva and Mr. Mohan Palliyaguru, gave their speeches on ‘Progressing’, ‘Communication’ and ‘Life Skills’ respectively.

The Inaugural Session and Vision Building Program for the BIT of UoM were held on the 12th of February 2015 at BMICH from 2 P.M. – 6 P.M. It was a great event where all the participants had the opportunity to listen to many inspirational speeches given by prominent speakers.

The welcome address for the session was made by Mr. Vijith Sinhabahu – Managing Director of OpenArc Campus, followed by the Inaugural Speech ‘Beyond Horizon’ by Mr. Daya Hettiarachchi – Founder/Chairman of the OpenArc Group. Mr. D K Withanage, Dean, Faculty of IT, UoM made his speech on UoM and BIT Program. The three guest speakers, Mr. Dammika Kalapuge, Mr. Niranjan De Silva and Mr. Mohan Palliyaguru, gave their speeches on ‘Progressing’, ‘Communication’ and ‘Life Skills’ respectively.

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Monday, 08 December 2014
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Industrial Diploma in Software Development (IDSD) is a one year diploma course in software development offered by OpenArc. Aims of the IDSD program include: produce IT professional with right competencies, help learners with right attitude who do not qualify to go to university or any other highest studies with high entry level qualifications, provide options to be IT-Software Practitioner or IT-Management Practitioner, open an entry point for learners who dropped out from other courses and miss the certification and certify them through competency based learning method, provide innovative learning methods for different learners who learn in different ways and give equal weightage for the four components of Competency – KSAP to make behavioral change in the learner to produce IT practitioners.

The graduation ceremony for the IDSD Batch 4 students were held at BMICH on the 8th of December 2014.

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Tuesday, 18 November 2014
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DiscoverIT is the free IT workshop at OpenArc that was planned to find talented students from schools and to offer free education who in turn will serve the industry. This workshop was held in of November 2014 at the OpenArc Campus premises. During the 4 workshops that where held, a number of students were shortlisted to be absorbed to the IDSD 6 program.