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Steve Jobs

Ken Segall and Sri Lankan Delusions

By Prabhath Sirisena

SLASSCOM introduced Ken Segall as the “Former Creative Director of Apple Inc.” Why would they run such a disingenuous campaign? And why would Ken Segall not correct them? We can only speculate.

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Sunset at a Thai beach

Colomboard: The Failure of a Good Project

By Prabhath Sirisena

Colomboard was a “good” project, both in terms of business potential and social impact. It empowered a group of very talented young entrepreneurs by providing them with a fair and accessible platform to build their businesses.

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Nuclear explosion

How We Give and Take Design Feedback

By Prabhath Sirisena

Since the very beginning we have tried to nurture and encourage the spirit of the “bomb comment” at Vesess. We have benefitted greatly from this culture that encourages giving and receiving candid design feedback without any need to make them palatable.

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Dialog Axiata Redesign

Dialog.lk Responsive Redesign: A Case Study

By Prabhath Sirisena

When Dialog Axiata wanted to revamp their website, they chose us as design partners for the second time. In this post, we discuss how we worked with Dialog and other companies to create a mobile-first, responsive, trilingual website for a company that has been at the forefront of technology innovation for decades.

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Hiveage Mobile

How We Redesigned Hiveage as a Responsive Web App

By Prabhath Sirisena

Thanks to CSS media queries and standards-compliant web browsers, we can now use the same front-end code base to create optimal interaction experiences across a wide range of devices. And that’s exactly what we set out to do with the recent redesign of Hiveage.

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Unawatuna Beach in Sri Lanka

SaaS for Sri Lankan Software Entrepreneurs

By Prabhath Sirisena

Software-as-a-Service is no longer a new frontier: over the past few years it has grown to be a mature and hugely popular way to deliver software products. Flexibility, ease of adoption, ease of scaling and low costs have made SaaS an attractive option for both small businesses and larger enterprises. For technology entrepreneurs in the developing world, SaaS and the infrastructure that has grown to support it represent probably the greatest opportunity in many decades, if not ever.

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Search and Sort in Hiveage

By Prabhath Sirisena

One of the most requested features since the launch of Hiveage was the ability to sort and search statements. We promised to add them before March 1, and now they're available!

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A Successful Cyber Monday

By Prabhath Sirisena

We had a fantastic offer for Cyber Monday. The 100 slots were quickly taken up, and we have now concluded the promo. This also concludes a chapter in our journey: it's the fifth and final Thanksgiving with CurdBee. From next month onwards, it would be Hiveage!

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Hiveage Pricing Plans

By Prabhath Sirisena

CurdBee offered one of the most affordable pricing plans among online invoicing services, along with a fantastic free plan which allowed you to send unlimited invoices to unlimited clients. This same thinking is behind the new pricing plans we introduce for Hiveage. Current CurdBee paid users will not be affected by these changes in pricing.

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