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TPS to showcase IRIS Money at Mobile Commerce 2017

 
 

With over 20 years of experience in developing digital payments ecosystem, TPS is entering the space of Mobile Financial Services with IRIS Money – Digital Wallet and Branchless Banking Solution for banks, telecoms and TPSPs. IRIS Money is a part of TPS’s broader commitment to promote financial inclusion and change lives of people who are excluded from formal financial services.

As an event partner of the International Mobile Commerce Conference 2017, TPS will be showcasing how IRIS Money is enabling financial institutions in Africa & Middle East to offer services to customers who are otherwise beyond their reach. For the first time in Pakistan, TPS will be demonstrating IRIS Money’s capability to support GSMA Mobile Money APIs for an inclusive digital ecosystem

The event will bring together key decision makers and opinion leaders from the retail banking and telecom industry to discuss best practices and pressing challenges in the area of mobile commerce. Shahzad Shahid, CEO TPS, will be sharing the stage with the industry’s most recognized influencers to discuss the roadmap for Digital Pakistan.

The conference is scheduled to take place on Thursday March 30, 2017 at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi Pakistan..

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PMI-KPC's Seminar on Strategic Alignment

 
 

Project Management Institute's Karachi Pakistan Chapter (PMI-KPC) held its 137th monthly seminar on February 07, 2017 at Marriott Hotel Karachi. The CEO of TPS, Shahzad Shahid, graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest.

Shahzad Shahid shared his views on project management and enlightened the audience on how effective project management practices lead to business success. He said, "A Project manager is like a mini CEO of a project as he helps dictate a project's strategy and ensure that it's fit for a company's users. Successful project managers possess some key personality traits. They are adaptable and flexible, and at the same time, firm, disciplined and well organized."

The seminar was attended by the industry project managers and leaders who have delivered various mission critical projects in the recent years to talk about how better business results can be achieved through improved project outcomes.

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Retail Banking Summit in the Middle East by EFMA

 
 

After last year’s success of Retail Banking Summit by Efma in Lebanon, TPS is pleased to be an event partner of this year’s Retail Banking Summit in the Middle East. The conference is scheduled to take place on January 31, 2017 in Dubai.

Efma’s Retail Banking Summit in the Middle East is designed to gather top banking executives and subject matter experts from across the world to discuss shrinking profits in the retail banking sector and the need for digital transformation.

Shahzad Shahid, CEO at TPS, will be participating in a panel discussion on “Traditional vs. New Banking - Is it old story in a book or a completely different plot?”

TPS will be showcasing its corporate portfolio and discussing innovative offerings at the event. The company welcomes all attendees to stop by and have a chat with the team.

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2nd Pakistan Payments Summit

 
 

TPS is the event partner of the 2nd Pakistan Payment Summit 2016. Organized by Total Communications, the event is being held on December 15, 2016 at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi.

Shahzad Shahid, CEO at TPS, will be moderating a panel that will be discussing 'Collective Vision for Digital Banking' at Pakistan's biggest Payments Summit.

Pakistan Payments Summit brings together the top innovators from the payments industry to talk about the disruptive forces that are shaping the digital payments landscape of Pakistan.

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GDG DevFest Karachi 2016

 
 
TPS was the event partner of the GDG DevFest Karachi 2016. GDG DevFest, is the biggest Google tech conference in Karachi organized by Google DevFest Karachi team. The event was held at Iqra University EDC Campus, Karachi from November 18 - 19, 2016.

Asadullah Bin Yousuf, Product Development Manager - Mobility Services at TPS, was among the key speakers at the event. He shared his insights on 'Material Design - the science behind it'.

Each GDG DevFest is inspired by and uniquely tailored to the needs of the developer community. The event is powered by a shared belief that when developers come together to exchange ideas, amazing things can happen.
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Empowering Digital Transformation for Financial Services

 

TPS was invited by Microsoft Pakistan to talk about its compelling and transformational solutions at the Empowering Digital Transformation for Financial Services event held on November 15, 2015 at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi.

Mohsin Termezy, Group Head Product, Strategy & Innovation at TPS, spoke on the topic 'Enabling Digital Financial Services on Microsoft Azure'. Mohsin also unveiled the cloud strategy for TPS's Prism Internet Banking Solution and told the audience how TPS can enable the banks to provide comprehensive services to their customers without escalating costs.

High profile professionals from the banking industry attended the event to hear from the best-in-class solution providers for the financial services industry.

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TPS Sponsors P@SHA ICT Awards 2016

 
 

In support of the growing information and communication technology (ICT) industry of Pakistan, TPS is proud to be the Silver Sponsor of P@SHA ICT Awards 2016.

Now in its 13th year, the annual P@SHA ICT Awards aim to recognize and showcase the innovative technology software products and services being developed in Pakistan. This year the event is being held at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi where awards will be given out in 32 different categories.

Speaking about the sponsorship, Ahson Saeed, Global Head of Business Development, TPS, commented, “P@SHA ICT Awards recognize the achievements of home-grown Pakistani innovators and acknowledges creativity, innovation and excellence in the ICT sector. Being a leading technology provider in the country, we are delighted to support P@SHA in its effort to encourage and promote businesses that are contributing in the growth of the technology ecosystem of Pakistan."

The event creates awareness among participants about technological advancements in the country and provides participants various networking opportunities to form strategic business alliances.

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TPS Sponsors EFMA Retail Banking Summit 2016

 
 

After last year’s success of International Retail Banking Summit by EFMA in Lebanon, TPS is pleased to be a sponsor of this year’s Retail Banking Summit happening on July 26, 2016 in Beirut, Lebanon.

In its second year after the successful first run in 2015, Retail Banking Summit in Lebanon will bring together key decision makers in the retail banking industry in the country and from across the region. The participants will discuss, present and debate best practices and the most pressing challenges to be faced in the areas of digitization, mobile payments and distribution, in a context of fintech momentum in the banking arena.

TPS' first international customer, Credit Libanais in Lebanon, is also attending the conference. The relationship between Credit Libanais and TPS now spans over 20 years and is a testament of trust and confidence that the bank places in TPS as a reliable technology partner.

TPS will be showcasing its corporate portfolio and discussing innovative offerings at the event. The company welcomes all attendees to stop by and have a chat with the team.

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TPS Product Showcase at Cards & Payments Middle East 2016

 

TPS is pleased to announce that from May 31 - June 01, 2016, it will exhibit at Cards & Payments Middle East 2016.

Cards & Payments is now in its 17th year bringing over 10,000 attendees to meet over 300 exhibitors at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center.

The event brings together the biggest global innovators, trailblazers and gurus that have exploded onto the payments landscape in recent years to talk about the disruptive forces that are reshaping the payments landscape.

With 10,000+ attendees from 1,200 companies and 75 countries, Cards & Payments Middle East is critical to realizing the disruptive ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money.

TPS will be showcasing its complete products range along with upcoming new products at Cards & Payments Middle East 2016 this year.

You are invited to visit TPS Stand L- 30 at Cards & Payments Middle East 2016.

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TPS Participated in 14th E-Banking Conference & Exhibition 2016

 

TPS was the exclusive sponsor of the 14th E-Banking Conference & Exhibition. The event took place for the 14th consecutive year in Pakistan with the strong support and active involvement of Pakistan Software Export Board, Pakistan Software Houses Association and Government of Sindh.

Shahzad Shahid, CEO TPS, participated in the panel discussion about Disruptive Trends in the Pakistan Banking Industry and discussed how fintechs and banks can work together to make the banking industry more efficient.

TPS is trying to promote e-banking services in Pakistan as well as other countries in the Middle-East creating a win-win situation both for the banks and for its customers in terms of ease and cost of services.

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TPS Participated in MEFTECH 2016

 

TPS was the silver sponsor of MEFTECH 2016, the largest and most prestigious event that convenes the entire financial technology community from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

The event was attended by TPS employees from Pakistan and Middle East. In an event where attendees came from 20 different countries, TPS demonstrated its innovative products and how they can make the financial institutions more efficient.

TPS CEO, Shahzad Shahid, spoke on the topic "Prepaid - Plastic to Virtual & Mobile" and shared new ideas, inspirations and game-changing solutions that will change the future of financial industry.

Attended by 49 solution providers from 15 countries, MEFTECH 2016 was a well-attended international event.

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TPS sponsored PROCOM.net 2014

 

Keeping up with tradition, TPS once again was the main sponsor for PROCOM.net held in NUCES - FAST on April 9 & 10, 2014. TPS has a long and proud history with NUCES-FAST and PROCOM plays a key role in bringing the two together. PROCOM plays an integral role in recruiting fresh talent every year for TPS

TPS also sponsored Software Exhibition and gave away SAMSUNG tablets to the winners of the competition.

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TPS sponsored and participated in ABTEC
 

Held on April 8 & 9, ABTEC 2014 drew more than 70 international exhibitors from 35 countries with more than 400 delegates representing leading financial institutions. Visitors exceeding 2000 attended the two day event. Previously known as MEFTEC of which TPS has always been an active participant, TPS is extremely pleased to have showcased its exciting product portfolio in ABTEC to an audience of more than 400 visitors. With an established foothold in the region, it gave TPS an opportunity to demonstrate how its innovative solutions can enable financial and non-financial institutions to deliver more value and convenience to their customers.



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TPS sponsored Speed Programming Competition of IBA Pro-Battlet
 

TPS sponsored Speed Programming Competition of IBA Pro-Battle, held on March 20-22, 2014.

The event included multiple competitions such as speed programming, robotics, web designing, photography, idea generation, mobile application, software exhibition and gaming competitions such as Fifa 2014 and Counter Strike.

TPS strongly believes in promoting university events which allow students to hone their skills, meet and learn from fellow students and get feedback from industry professionals.

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TPS participates in Prepaid Summit Middle East
 

TPS sponsored and participated in Prepaid Summit: Middle East which was held on Wednesday, 19 March at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai.

The event was focused primarily on the scope of prepaid cards and their growth. It included sessions on the global perspective in line with the local context of prepaid cards in the region, global trends in prepaid services, risks and security of prepaid cards, impact of prepaid programs, scope of corporate and retail cards etc. Case studies on various prepaid solutions were discussed along with panel discussions. The event also had an exhibition and the Prepaid Middle East Awards concluded the event in the evening.

TPS showcased its products specially IRIS and IRIS PCMS in this event. It gave TPS an opportunity to meet existing as well as potential customers and inform them about the remarkable product portfolio of TPS. It was also a great opportunity to stay abreast with the latest trends in the prepaid domain in MENA..

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TPS co-sponsored Mobile Commerce 2014 evente
 

TPS co-sponsored the Mobile Commerce 2014 – Road to Financial Inclusion event which was held on March 13, 2014 at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi. .

The event was attended by eminent participants from Pakistan’s financial industry including banks, telecoms, central bank, payment processors and financial institutions and many others. It was supported by The State Bank of Pakistan and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority.

This time around TPS for the first time recognized employees with 5+ years service along with the traditional 10+ years service. The mementoes were much appreciated by everyone. A skit organized by TPS employees kept everyone on the edge of their seats. The event concluded with a grand dinner that everyone feasted to their hearts’ content.

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TPS Annual Dinner 2014 – Reflecting on a rich history and looking forward to a bright future
 

TPS celebrated its Annual Dinner in grand style on February 22, 2014 at Majestic Hall. Attended by 250+ employees it was thoroughly enjoyed and everyone renewed their spirits for an exciting year ahead! Arrangements were made to ensure TPS ME and other colleagues travelling could participate in the Annual Dinner through webcast.

The event was well-themed and spoke of the rich history of TPS and the promising future that TPS is looking forward to. The event kicked off with qirat and a welcome note from HR followed by speech sessions from Muhammad Sohail, CEO, Ovais Habib Khan, COO and Shahzad Shahid, CMO. Each of the presentations provided a thorough review of the past achievements and plans for the year ahead as well as Vision 2020. The annual general body meeting brings an opportunity for all the employees to share, learn and provide input on the past and future initiatives as well as to coherently hear the employee’s views and suggestions on making the initiatives successful. The steering committee also took this opportunity to appreciate the performance of the star achievers for the previous year.

This time around TPS for the first time recognized employees with 5+ years service along with the traditional 10+ years service. The mementoes were much appreciated by everyone. A skit organized by TPS employees kept everyone on the edge of their seats. The event concluded with a grand dinner that everyone feasted to their hearts’ content.

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TPS demonstrates card and payment solutions at Cards MiddleEast 2010
 

Cards MiddleEast is a highly focused and prestigious event that takes place every year in Dubai. This summit is a leading payment and transaction event in the MEA region.

TPS made a prominent presence in the event , showcasing its cutting- edge solutions and service offerings along with live demos. TPS displayed IRIS (switching) and Sentinel (end-to-end personalization and instant issuance) along with its entire range of switching and cards and payment processing solutions. This exciting and vibrant event provided a perfect platform where TPS not only displayed its product offerings but it also served as a forum to interact, network and develop lasting relationships with industry’s leading bankers and decision makers.
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TPS exhibits at Bangladesh E-Banking Conference 2010
 

E-banking Bangladesh is the first of the banking & financial technology events in Bangladesh. TPS having a prominent presence and a solid track record in Bangladesh, made its presence in the event with the spirit of promoting e-Banking drive in the country.

200 senior representatives from the banking and telecom sectors attended the event.TPS jointly exhibited with International Acumen, TPS’ reseller in Bangladesh, and GRG. Prospective and existing customers visited the booth and showed keen interest in TPS products and services. The decor, placement and presentation of the booth complimented with the high tech ATM and bill payment machines, generated a unique display and customers interest.

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TPS at MEFTEC 2010
 

Now in its 5th successful year, MEFTEC is the world's premier financial technology event for emerging markets, with major focus on the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. TPS showcased its latest solutions and offerings at this event that was attended by financial industry’s decision makers, and an elite band of leading-edge financial technology vendors. This highly targeted event served as a perfect platform to network and helped achieve a huge number of contacts in just two days.

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TPS sponsors major academic events
 

TPS plays an instrumental role in encouraging the growth and development of IT professionals and industry in Pakistan by regularly sponsoring  technology oriented academic events all over the country. Continuing its support to the academia,  TPS takes pride to have helped facilitate several IT universities in their initiative to raise the talented students and expose them to the corporate sector.

One such event sponsored by TPS is the 11th  FAST NUCES’s premier programming, engineering and business event, ProCom.Net 2010. The competitions test the students skill, knowledge, speed, composure and pressure to its fullest in programming.  Procom.net received an overwhelming response both from the students and the industry professionals who actively participated at the event.

NED TechElite 2010 was another event sponsored by TPS. TechElite was held on 29th April 2010 at NED University of Engineering and Technology. 350 students from 30 universities participated in the event. This event is also an effort by the university to give opportunity to the future engineers to compete & demonstrate their profiency and potential in their respective fields of IT.

TPS extended its support to the NED Engineering University students to participate at the Shell Eco Marathon 2010, Malaysia. This initiative provided an educational platform encouraging students around the world to design, build, and test fuel-efficient vehicles. There were 72 participants from ten countries including China, Indonesia, India, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Philippine, Singapore and Thailand

 

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TPS unveils its Integrated Salary Cards System and SDi at CME 2009
 

Cards Middle East 2009, the leading cards and payments technology conference & exhibition in the MEA region, took place from 18-19 May 2009. CME is the region’s most successful event focused on cards and payments.

Top companies from the cards and payments industry participated in the event. Delegates met and learnt about emerging technology trends, innovative products, state of the art services and solutions related to card technologies and their usage for payment programs.

Marking the significance of the event, TPS announced the release of SMARTdeposit Integrated at Cards Middle East 2009; an innovative addition to SMART line of products designed for NCR terminals. With the new architecture, SDi offers transactions involving PIN validation via switch; as the new architecture allows seamless transition between AANDC and SDi. Transactional security is further enhanced via the introduction of compliance with the PCI-DSS standards, now allowing masking and encryption of confidential cardholder data It removes the limitation of offering payment transaction for cash only and brings in account debit option while enabling the application to be deployed on any NCR ATM, be it 3-in-1 or dispenser only machine.

Dispelling the notion of recession, TPS attracted a lot of crowd and concluded the event with a winning note. Al Fardan Exchange – UAE, a leading money exchange and remittance house signed a deal with TPS for IRIS switch for its Integrated Salary Cards Solution. The signing ceremony was held during the proceedings of Cards Middle East in Dubai. TPS will provide end-to-end solution for wage payment and online remittances to Al Fardan Exchange.

Besides the latest products, TPS continued to receive queries of its other products “IRIS” (Integrated Salary Cards System), “Sentinel” (Instant EMV card issuance), InSight (Multi-Vendor, Agent-less

ATM Monitoring & Management Solution) and other solutions from its range of switching and payment processing related products that drive the complete alternate distribution program of over 110 financial institutions and telcos in 30 countries worldwide.

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TPS sponsors NED’s TechElite 2009
 

Tech Elite 2009, co-sponsored by TPS, was a very successful event with more than 500 participants and over 6000 visitors. About 140 teams from 30 universities from all over Pakistan participated in the event.

The event offered not only an excellent platform for students to demonstrate their potential to the corporate sector but also helped different companies know high potential human resource. Technical & HR lectures by TPS representative were once again a house full with interactive sessions. TPS acknowledged the winners of the competition, judges and guests of honour with TPS branded goodie bags.

The success of TPS TechELITE ‘08 had boosted up the morale of the CIS department and NED University inculcating a wish to make future TechELITE an even bigger event with TPS as event sponsor. Teams from different universities in Pakistan like GIKI, SSUET, FAST, etc participated. Media coverage of the event was exclusive with ads placed in leading newspapers, television and social media websites.

Significant highlights of the event included: hosting by Rabia Gharib, Editor-in-Chief of CIO and presence of Jehan Ara (President P@SHA) as the chief guest. Many more industry gurus shared their valuable experiences with the students and appreciated all for such an exemplary event.

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TPS sponsors FAST-NU PROCOM 2009
 

The 10th All Pakistan Programming, Engineering & Business Competition - Procom.Net 2009 – sponsored by TPS, was held on 2nd May, Saturday.

TPS, being a technology leader in its domain, regularly sponsors technology oriented academic events all over the country to encourage the growth and development of IT professionals and industry.

Procom.Net as a distinctive event is focused on providing a platform for students to assess their technical skills and to compete for excellence in designing software and hardware. The event hosted a range of 11 competitions comprising Software Exhibition, Hardware Exhibition, Network Designing, Innovative Business Ideas etc along with highly informative seminars on upcoming technologies given by eminent professionals.

More than 600 participants comprising 200+ teams from all over the country thronged the 12 competitions being held. Overall, the crowd surpassed 800 head counts. That includes representatives from 10 or more sponsors, FAST-NU senior faculty members, industry executives, participants, students and visitors. Dr. Prof. Ata-ur-Rehman graced the occasion as chief guest and distributed the prizes to the winners. TPS, as the main sponsor of the event, was covered thoroughly by the print & electronic media present during the event.

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TPS Foosball Tournament 2009
 

TPS organized a 7 day Foosball tournament that took place from 25-May to 1-Jun 2009, in the recreational arena within the TPS premises.

TPS HR promotes such activities as they are effective motivators for employees. Similarly, day outs, picnics and sporting tournament are arranged on regular basis.

The matches usually kicked off at 4:00 pm each day. A total of 29 teams participated in the knock out tournament who were supported by their departments and teams creating a lot of enthusiasm in the atmosphere. The tournament was a huge success and got a phenomenal response from the TPS family.

The exciting match of finals was taken away by Abdul Basit & Tariq Ali while Amna Ishtiaq Khan & Gulafshan Ashfaq took victory in the women’s match. It was an interesting match with a lot of applause, roars and excitement all across, which made the event thoroughly enjoyable.
After the match a ceremony was held in which prizes were given out to the winners and runner-ups and certificates were distributed among the participants of the tournament.

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TPS is showcasing its “Integrated Salary Cards System” and other latest products at CME 2009
 
Cards Middle East is a highly focused and prestigious event that takes place every year in Dubai. This summit is the leading payments and transactions event in the MEA region and focuses entirely on issues, prospects and technologies in the field of whole sale and retail payments. The occasion is dedicated to emerging technology trends, innovative products, state of the art services and solutions related to card technologies and their usage for payment programs.

It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to visit TPS booth No. 37, Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai, UAE on 18-19 May 2009. At Cards Middle East, TPS is showcasing its latest products “IRIS” (Integrated Salary Cards System), “Sentinel” (Instant EMV card issuance), InSight (Multi-Vendor, Agent-less ATM Monitoring & Management Solution) and the entire range of switching and payment processing related products driving the complete alternate distribution program of over 110 financial institutions and telcos in 28 countries worldwide.

Marking the significance of the event, TPS is also pleased to announce the release of SMARTdeposit Integrated at Cards Middle East; an innovative addition to SMART line of products designed for NCR terminals. With the enormous success of SMART Suite while having 70% market share of deposit automation and powering 1000+ terminals across the Middle East and Gulf region, SMARTdeposit Integrated - SDi is a step ahead. SDi offers greater security by means of integration with switch for PIN validation as well being PCI DSS compliance. It removes the limitation of offering payment transaction for cash only and brings in account debit option while enabling the application to be deployed on any NCR ATM, be it 3-in-1 or dispenser only machine.

We look forward to your visit at the TPS booth. We are confident that exposure to various ideas, products and services demonstrated in this exhibition will be highly useful to you and your institution. The exposure and opportunity will help you in forming your future strategies related to your bank’s payment programs.

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TPS sponsors GIKI’s ACM Softcom event 2008
 

TPS sponsored event, ACM Softcom ’08 - an All Pakistan Software, Multimedia, Quiz and Speed Programming Competition, organized by the students of GIKI, was indeed a jewel in the crown of university events held in this year.

ACM, the world’s largest educational and scienti?c computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM - GIKI Chapter, a sub domain of ACM International, organizes various technology oriented events throughout the academic year.

Softcom ‘08 proved to be a great opportunity for all the participants from all over Pakistan and abroad. This provided a great platform for the contestants to compete on the basis of pure merit and brilliance. The contesting teams and individuals were awarded cash prizes summing up to Rs. 500,000. 282 participants of 101 teams from around 50 universities participated in this event through 6 competitions. The total audience summed up above 1200. TPS also exclusively sponsored Speed Programming Competition.

Softcom ‘08 was not just a series of hectic competitions. ACM GIKI chapter organized an Entertainment Night for its SOFTCOM participants, featuring Irtaash, Cover Bands and in-house performances. The E-Night helped the participants ease out their tensions and enjoy their stay at the GIKI campus.

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TPS holds General Body Meeting 2008
 

Another Annual General Body Meeting was arranged on November 29, 2008 at the Khursheed Mahal Hall, Avari Towers. The proceeding started at 3.00 with continued sessions untill 9.00 p.m. as planned and was represented by 150 members of the TPS family.

The event started with a Qirat and brief agenda and went straight into the presentations by all the teams. Each of the presentations provided a well-rounded review of their team’s performance, strengths, initiatives and achievements over the past year while sharing their plans for the year ahead. The team leads took the opportunity to appreciate the performance of the star achievers for the year. Two tea breaks in between sessions provided the employees of TPS to socialize and enjoy some snacks. The annual general body meeting brings an opportunity for all the employees to share, learn and provide input on the past and future initiatives as well as to coherently hear the employee’s views and any suggestions or interests to streamline and make the processes better for the year ahead.

The session ended with a well rounded and lively closing note by the CEO, Mohammad Sohail and the director, Mubashir Rahim. The speech by M. Sohail started by highlighting the overall success of TPS during the past year and went on to enlighten and flash in a few words the phases TPS has encountered since 1996. He highlighted the growth from a 2 man company to an organization comprising over 150 members where success was achieved simply because “TPS, as a united family, dared to dream and followed its dreams with passion and single minded devotion”.

The highly energized closing note was an encouraging and appreciative one, commending TPS family for its meritorious achievements during the year despite all the economic odds and global turmoil and highlighted the company’s forward looking approach to embrace the New Year with rejuvenated hope, vigor and enthusiasm. He also said that the strength of TPS emanates from its core values of unity, comradery, ingenuity and optimism. The closing speech was followed by a dinner where everybody had a great time.

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TPS sponsors Combat’08 at PAF - KIET
 

Patronized by TPS, the center of excellence Pakistan Air Force-Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology efficiently organized a fabulous, nation wide 2-day mega IT event, ComBat “The Computing Battle” which consisted of programming, gaming competition, hardware and software exhibition.

Continuing its motion to encourage IT initiatives and development in Pakistan, TPS sponsored the event Combat 2008, held on 23rd & 24th August.

The event was an unusual success attracting over 1000 visitors and comprehensive media coverage through major electronic and print media. A record 326 participants contested four competitions through 112 teams with 13 teams being winners. 11 sponsors with an astounding total of 300 banners and branding opportunities added colour and commercial value to the event. The chief guest,
Mr. Qamar Zaman Kaira – Federal Minister for IT encouraged the students with his presence in the closing ceremony on 2nd day amidst high security alert in the city.

ComBat’08 was by far the most impressive event organized by computer science society at PAF-KIET -main campus that involved students from all corners of Pakistan. Highly qualified and well-read scholars as well as professionals from various fields judged the projects, keeping the competition fair and challenging. Well-known government officials, distinguished industrialists, businessmen and researchers visited to witness the IT expertise of the youth of Pakistan.

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P@SHA Career Expo 2008
 

The nation’s leading career exhibition and job fair, PASHA Career Expo 2008 was held at Marriott Hotel, Karachi on July 20, 2008. The full day event offered rich vocational insight and professional corporate aura and thus attracted massive audience. The lead national sponsors of the event included multinational organizations like Intel and Microsoft.

The flourishing exhibition not only had job fair to its credit, but also constituted comprehensive Workshops and vivid panel discussions by the industry gurus; followed by immensely practical and useful career counseling by company CEOs, addressing the current issues commonly encountered by the new job force. Then there were special interest group discussions, for the expert techies and software cheetahs that were full of technical jargons and latest versions and techniques updates. The “startup Insiders” session was a mega success, where current industry leaders shared their experiences and answered questions, posed by aspiring entrepreneurs and enthusiastic young startups.

TPS actively participated in the career expo hosted by P@SHA, interviewing over a 100 candidate and counseling above 30 across the range of professions comprising software development, quality assurance, technical support, business development, human resource, finance and many more. The entire TPS family was aptly represented through its key persons from different departments and some 600 visitors visited TPS booth only.

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TPS participates in ROZEE.PK Job Fair
 
TPS continues to invest in its human resources by exhibiting in ROZEE.PK Job Fair 2008, held at Karachi Expo Center on 30th March, 2008.
ROZEE.PK, now a four year old tradition of job fair, is greatly popular with the job seekers and employers alike. It offers an excellent platform for organizations to interact with qualified, deserving and high caliber individuals. Pakistan’s 100+ leading employers and over 50,000 job- seekers participated in the job fair at Karachi and more than 5000 attendees were awarded with job offers.TPS presence at ROZEE.PK created extraordinary interest and enthusiasm among aspiring visitors. Thousands of job seekers thronged the TPS booth to acquire employment information and learn more about TPS work environment, culture, competitive salary packages and attractive benefits. Human resource team, along with other key members of the TPS family, were present throughout the day to answer queries and receive applications. Spot interview sessions were also conducted to fast-track applications through the selection process.
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TPS sponsors Programming Competition at FAST PROCOM.Net 2008
 

PROCOM, an annual tradition exclusively managed and arranged by the students of FAST-NU, arranged PROCOM.net 2008 in collaboration with IEEE – NUCES. The capable supervision of faculty members ensured smooth and flawless execution from beginning to end. Being the most distinctive event of the industry at university level, it provides a platform for the neophytes, and the gurus associated with the intriguing world of Information technology to compete and test their technical expertise and skills.

The two day event, held on 1st & 2nd May, hosted a range of 11 competitions comprising Software Exhibition, Hardware Exhibition, Circuit Designing, E-Zenith, Network Designing, I-Cube, Gaming, Innovative Business Ideas and Ad-Film Making along with highly informative seminars on upcoming technologies given by eminent professionals. All in all, there were 202 teams, above 600 participants and 22 winners. Procom.net proved be a synergy of competitions, conventions and conferences where people came together to showcase their ideas and went back with new ones to think about.

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TPS sponsors TPS TechElite at NED
 

TPS TechElite 2008 at NED university was indeed a mega blast. Held on 3rd May 2008 at NED university, the event entertained above 400 participants, 35 sponsors and more than 1500 attendees.

From beginning to end, the event was very well executed and tremendously branded. TPS as the main sponsor received major marketing mileage with more than 150 strategically positioned banners carrying TPS Logo. Guests and judges from TPS were well received.

TPS sessions were a house full and HR brochures could be seen in almost every student’s hands. Competition judgments by the technology team were undisputable and greatly admired by all participants and NED faculty members. Opening and closing ceremonies were exquisite and competition winners greatly appreciated TPS gift souvenirs. Media coverage of the event was uber-exclusive with ads placed in leading newspapers and billboards whereas clips of the event were aired on famous television channels same day. Overall, it was a success. success for both TPS and TechElite.

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Live IRIS demo attracted large number of delegates at Cards Middle East 2008
 

Cards Middle East is a highly focused and prestigious financial event that takes place every year in Dubai. This summit is the leading payments and transactions event in the MEA region and focuses entirely on issues, prospects and technologies in the field of whole sale and retail payments. The occasion is dedicated to emerging technology trends, innovative products, state-of- the-art services and solutions related to card technologies and their usage for payment programs. Being the region’s premier retail banking meet, the event is attended by senior executives in card and payment industry from the region and across the globe.

TPS showcased its latest products “IRIS” (switching) & “Sentinel” (end-to end EMV, personalization and instant issuance) and the entire range of switching and payment processing related products driving the complete alternate distribution program of 100+ financial institutions and telcos in over 25 countries. TPS also provided demos of its latest solutions to all interested professionals.

TPS booth attracted a big crowd for discussions with fellow industry peers in a 2 day event. This exciting, quick, effective, vibrant and highly focused event provided TPS with a perfect platform to demonstrate its solutions, network with industry professionals and begin profitable and lasting business relationships.

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TPS showcases IRIS & Sentinel at MEFTEC 2008
 

MEFTEC branded as ‘The World's Premier Financial Technology Event’ in the Middle East region was held on the 11th and 12th February 2008 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre.

Positioned as a tightly focused, pure play financial technology event, MEFTEC attracted top-notch IT vendors looking to do business with banks and financial institutions. TPS participated in this prestigious event by showcasing its leading edge e-payment and e-banking solutions against other global and regional competition. TPS booth at MEFTEC was visited by leading bankers and technology professionals from the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.

IRIS, the next generation transaction switch and channel manager, and Sentinel, the end-to-end EMV personalization and instant issuance solution from TPS generated unprecedented interest among the industry leaders. The most gratifying part of participation in MEFTEC was that many of our current customers also participated in discussions and vouched for the robustness of TPS solutions.

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