On 18 April 2015, the top 23 teams competed in the #HackJozi Challenge Hackathon. The judges had the challenging task of choosing the Top 10 teams to go forward to the final round….
Andile Zitha, one of the interns on the City of Johannesburg’s J.E.D.I programme talks about how the youth with change the future of Johannesburg with technology. Zitha was attending the launch of the HackJozi and J.E.D.I programmes, hosted by the City of Johannesburg at Sci-Bono. Intern, Patricia Adams talks about pursuing a future in IT.[…]
Microsoft’s Kethan Parbhoo talks about job creation, skills innovation and Microsoft’s student-to-business programme. This video clip was shot at the HackJozi and J.E.D.I launch hosted by the City of Johannesburg on 26 March 2015.
In this interview that was shot on 26 March 2015 at the City of Johannesburg’s HackJozi and J.E.D.I launch, Michelle Kennedy from IBM talks about spurring innovation and building local solutions using IBM’s global entrepreneur programme as one of the key tools to unlocking the future.
The first round of judging the Hack Jozi Challenge play-offs took place on 29 March 2015 in Braamfontein. 23 projects were selected to go through to the next round…
In this interview that was filmed on night of the first #HackJozi Challenge boot camp training session (16 March 2015), Zolani Matebese from the City of Johannesburg, talks about the initiative and sheds some light in terms of what the judges are looking for… Perhaps the next Mark Shuttleworth will come out of the very[…]
This is the latest promotional video for Agile Africa 2014, taking place at the Parktonian Hotel on 11 and 12 August. Looking back at last year’s event, delegates were truly blow away… Here are some of the comments: * “Diversity of speakers and the size of audience” * “Found some good insights that can be[…]
The Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein is very much a work in progress. The vision of Professor Barry Dwolatzky – who heads up Wits University’s Jo’burg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) is intent on building a creative hub, driven by incredible IT structure that will create a launch pad for many incredible ideas that will change[…]