D. Samson and Sons (Pvt) Ltd, (DSS), the No. 1 Footwear Company in Sri Lanka and a member of the DSI Samson Group, was recently bestowed with the symbol of achievement – the NBQSA “Seal of Excellence”, for its software innovation, at the 14th National Best Quality ICT Awards (NBQSA) held recently at the Galadari hotel, Colombo. DSS won the Gold Award for its product – TrackIT, while also receiving Merit for its product – Intrysis, in the competition’s In-House category.
NBQSA, a locally and internationally accepted event that recognizes ‘exceptional local ICT innovations and achievements’ organized by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT - Sri Lanka section, saw the crème-de-la-crème of the Sri Lankan IT industry competing in sixteen different categories. The judging panel for the awards included highly accredited personnel from the fields of IT, Academia, Marketing, Finance, Engineering etc assuring that all aspects of required fields in the competition met with un-biased, rigorous evaluation.
On having accepting the awards on behalf of DSS, Jt.Managing Director of the DSS, Mr. Thusitha Rajapakse said, ‘Our IT teams works tirelessly and with commitment to ensure that we as a responsible organization, manage and coordinate our products and services systematically, through reliable and efficient software deployment. This winning illustrates that an organization while serving the country through core and diversified products, it can concentrate on developing its IT skills and capacity internally; a move that proves to be effective in the long run”.
TrackIT, which won the gold award, is a scalable, high performance, enterprise grade IT service management (ITSM) solution that reduces business risks while ensuring high service quality. The software provides this guarantee of performance excellence by linking IT related reports and issues of the organization’s large network of 200 company owned showrooms and 5000 dealers, island wide. DSS’s merit receiver, Intrisys, is a platform independent system that acts as a complete automated system that brings together Financial, HR and Management aspects of the organization while enabling efficient and accurate Sales and Inventory Control. One of Intrisys’s key highlights is the ‘Size Matrix’ component, which targets an integral requirement of the Fashion Industry.
DSS continues its research and innovation in developing key IT software solutions to better serve its organizational requirements. It is part of the DSI Samson Group, the largest footwear retailer in Sri Lanka famed for the brands DSI, Ranpa, Samsons, AVI, Waves and Jessica. The company has also brought to the Sri Lankan market, world renowned international footwear brands such as Reebok, Fila, Proline Fitness, Taminto, Liberty, Puma and Clarks.