Wipro Digital to Host Hackathon for Digital Programming Aspirants
Posted OnJuly 6, 2015 by Geeta Priya
Company to use the platform to evaluate potential hires
Wipro Digital, the digital business unit of Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company will host a day-long coding event - ‘Code the Future’ on Saturday, July 11, 2015 for digital programming aspirants to develop mobile and web-based applications. The twelve-hour event will be held at Wipro’s campus in Electronics City, Bangalore. Register here to participate: http://wiprodigital.acehacker.com/
This coding event is open to members of the developer community, students of programming and experienced coders – all those who aspire to design technology. It aims to encourage developers to create innovative applications that can be integrated with digital solutions that are being currently used in industry sectors such as e-commerce, healthcare, transportation, logistics and others. The objective of the hackathon is to develop creative and innovative web and mobile applications that are futuristic and which will enhance or offer a superior customer or user experience.
The first three winning teams will be rewarded with exciting prizes that include tablets, mobile phones/ Kindles and quadcopters. Wipro Digital also plans to use the platform to spot talent and evaluate their potential and fitment for future hiring.
Wipro Digital works at the intersection of strategy, design and technology to deliver solutions for its customers. Wipro Digital works through ‘Digital Pods’ - small teams that consist of multifaceted teams of designers, data scientists, researchers and engineers.
Rajan Kohli, Senior Vice President & Global Head - Wipro Digital said, “One really good engineer is better than several average developers working together; and a team of good engineers can create magic. ’Code the Future’ will serve as a platform for digital programming aspirants to showcase their creativity and design thinking. Hackathons demand a combination of creativity, technical and business skills, as well as team work to solve challenges and thereby, give us valuable insights into potential talent. Besides they are a fun way of inspiring innovation among young people.”
The last date for online registration for ‘Code the Future’ is July 9, 2015. Individual registrations are mandatory for the event. Teams of not more than four individuals can also participate but each member of the team needs to register individually.
About Wipro Digital
Wipro Digital collaborates with clients to deliver customer-centered digital transformation. Working at the intersection of strategy, design and technology, we derive insight, shape interaction, drive integration and unlock innovation for our clients. Drawing on over 150,000 employees across Wipro, we engineer extraordinary experiences for global brands, businesses and their customers at scale. Learn more at wiprodigital.com or @WiproDigital.
About Wipro Ltd
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of “Business through Technology” - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner’s approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of over 150,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.