Articles Posted in the Strategy Category

  • mobile-banking

    Banking on mobile money

    Financial innovation got a bad rap during the global banking crisis. Even in Sri Lanka a number of financial firms run by incompetent and corrupt directors and management were teetering or had fallen off the…

  • brands-as-champions

    Brands as champions of integration

    Sri Lanka is transitioning into a middle income country. What does this mean for the advertising industry? What do you anticipate will be the major challenges for the industry of this transformation? Sri Lanka has…

  • ports

    Preparing ports for next-generation ships

    The port business seems to be lucrative going by the Rs4 billion profit Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) declared last year, up 600% from the year before. However, that’s also less than the annual US$36…

  • Shaun-Bailey2

    Virtual Relations

    With social media it’s relatively easy to supersize things, followers or fan bases included. However its most potent ability, is to supersize content, to take it viral. This is both a huge opportunity for companies…

  • Seylan Bank’s new Chief Executive, Kapila Ariyaratne

    The Comeback from the Brink

    From the vantage point of Seylan Towers, Seylan Bank will look like any other financial institution buzzing  in mid day activity – if not for Celestial Towers. Rising above the skyline in plain view of…

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    Seeking a bigger pool

    In the face of immoderate challenges it’s easier to capitulate than confront. For small banks, especially ones that have targeted the elite, the last couple of years have posed unexpected challenges because of regulatory curbs…