Mitra Innovation and you


December 7, 2021

Mitra Lend 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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…