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#HackJozi Challenge: Professor Barry Dwolatzky

In this video clip, Professor Barry Dwolatzky talks about the exciting #HackJozi Challenge and the importance of nurturing emerging talent in the digital sector. The Hack Jozi Challenge is a bootcamp for start-up entrepreneurs to foster skills, innovation and entrepreneurship in digital technology. Professor Dwolatzky says the programme is an exciting one aimed at creating Read more about #HackJozi Challenge: Professor Barry Dwolatzky[…]

Tshimologong features in ENCA Youth Day video

  The Tshimologong Precinct features in a video put together by ENCA for Youth Month 2014. The video clip titled: Technology paves the way for future generations takes a look at engineering local solutions for global problems as presenter, Yusuf Omar, goes on a quest to take a look at how innovation is changing lives Read more about Tshimologong features in ENCA Youth Day video[…]


Professor Barry Dwolatzky is a busy man these days. He has recently been on an international roadshow to raise funds for further development of the Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein. Take a look at Open at Wits, a website created to support his international fundraising trip. Of prime importance are the beautiful visuals of the ‘precinct Read more about TAKING TECHINBRAAM TO THE WORLD[…]

Tshimologong on TechReport

On 25 March 2014, eNCA TechReport did a focus feature on The Tshimologong Precinct (following a previous visit they had done in 2013). The feature included an interview with Prof Barry Dwolatzky, who heads up the WITS JCSE (Joburg Centre for Software Engineering) and the person who is driving the Tech-in-Braam concept in Johannesburg. In Read more about Tshimologong on TechReport[…]

The JCSE moves to 45 Juta Street…

The WITS Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) recently moved into 45 Juta Street, which is part of the developing Tshimologong Precinct, and the place is already buzzing….After extensive renovations to the building (one of five that form part of the Tshimologong Precinct), Project Manager Ashleigh Gormally says the building already feels like home – Read more about The JCSE moves to 45 Juta Street…[…]

Braamfontein: Getting the word on the street

This recent Youtube video features vox pops with students and entrepreneurs on the revival of Braamfontein. The video features Josef Talotta Head of Precinct Development for South Point Properties who says, ‘Braamfontein has moved from a distressed area, about 10 years back, into what I think is South Africa’s most dynamic live/work/play district. It’s student-friendly, Read more about Braamfontein: Getting the word on the street[…]

Tshimologong Precinct: Plans for 2014

In this video clip, Professor Barry Dwolatzky talks about his plans and expectations for the Tshimologong Precinct in 2014. The Tshimologong Precinct is a developing IT hub and workspace in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, and there are big things on the cards for 2014.  Professor Barry Dwolatzky says: ‘The key plan for 2014 is to start the Read more about Tshimologong Precinct: Plans for 2014[…]

Making big drama in the iClub

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 Read more about Making big drama in the iClub[…]