It is well known that South Africa’s skills shortage is not only a real issue, but that it limits the country in its abilities and has a direct impact on economic growth. Professor Barry Dwolatzky, director of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) at Wits University says South Africa specifically needs senior software engineering Read more about Software Engineering skills shortage needs action now![…]
In this video clip, Professor Barry Dwolatzky from the WITS JCSE (Joburg Centre for Software Engineering) talks about the rebirth of West Braamfontein and the exciting collaboration between WITS and the City of Johannesburg to transform the area, with the Tshimologong Precinct at the centre.
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….
In this video clip we feature an interview with Phathwa Senene, one of the #HackJozi Challenge finalists. His company, Atinov have developed a fire reporting device that could change lives in Johannesburg’s townships.
In this video Zolani Matebese from the City of Johannesburg talks about the first round of judging fro the #HackJozi Challenge play-offs – where 23 projects were selected to go through to the next round. The first round of judging took place on 29 March 2015 in Braamfontein.