While there is no doubt that young people need more job opportunities, the challenge from a business perspective is finding sufficiently skilled people to come into a company and make an almost immediate contribution. Through providing experiential software development experience, combined with theory, organisations can hire skilled staff and be certain that they have a sustainable succession plan.

At the same time, having diverse voices around the table is key for any organisation’s growth because it brings different ways of seeing opportunities, threats, weaknesses and strengths. In South Africa, we are blessed with a broad spectrum of diversity, providing alternative perspectives on key business aspects...

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