LAUGFS IT wins 5 awards at NBQSA 2017

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Setting the benchmark high for ICT product innovation within the organisation and the corporate arena in Sri Lanka, LAUGFS IT claimed five prestigious awards at the 19th National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA) 2017.  

LAUGFS IT won the BCS Chairman’s Award for the second consecutive year for submitting the most number of innovative ICT products to NBQSA during the year. LAUGFS HRIS, the Group’s HR operations system clinched a Silver Award.

LAUGFS HRIS has enabled LAUGFS to proactively manage HR operations while focusing on strategic business initiatives. It includes a robust set of best-in-class human resources functionality that enables increased productivity, core HR functions and HR Analytics to help realise the full potential of its workforce.  

LAUGFS won the Bronze Award for the LAUGFS iDoC, a web-based application which tracks the Group’s monthly management accounts, board meeting content and approvals. The organisation won two Merit awards for the LAUGFS E-FORMS, a user-friendly document management system, and LAUGFS “Indana” Forecourt Automation System (i-FORECAUS), a comprehensive automated fuel management solution for operators of retail gas stations.

Organised by the Sri Lanka Section of the BCS-The Chartered Institute of IT, the annual National Best Quality Software Awards creates an opportune space for individuals and organisations in Sri Lanka to win high honours and recognition for innovation in developing ICT products.

“It is an honour to have won five awards at the 19th NBQSA competition. The Chairman’s Appreciation Award won for the second consecutive year is a tribute to our efforts to enhance the ICT framework in all areas of business functions and reaffirms our dedication to steer organisational development using innovation and technology. This valuable recognition will further invigorate the IT team’s drive to pursue increased efficiencies and value. We will continue our unwavering commitment to engage in extensive research and development to innovate and provide further improved ICT solutions to all our stakeholders,” commented LAUGFS Holdings Group Chief Information Officer Indika Gunawardena. 

As a leading conglomerate in Sri Lanka, LAUGFS has adopted a definitive ICT strategy that focuses on developing continuous and timely technological solutions to create greater value in all areas of business. LAUGFS IT is a dedicated team of professionals that collectively seek to infuse creativity and efficiency into their ICT products to offer the best in class technological tools to the entire organization. 

Commenting on the recognition that his team received at the NBQSA 2017, LAUGFS Holdings Group Head of IT Rajeeva George said: “This honour belongs to the entire IT team whose dedication to research and development and the collective wish to explore innovation in developing ICT solutions are admirable. At present, our key aim is directed at taking these home-grown solutions to a global platform in order to create a viable space for Sri Lankan products to create an impact in the international market.”