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National Software Incubation Centre (NSIC) changing the software landscape in Uganda

On June 8, 2008, the Department of Software Development and Innovation (DSDI) started the National Software Incubation Centre (NSIC). The project aims at equipping fresh graduates from the university with the necessary hands on experience required to excel in the software industry. Students are arranged in groups and assigned mentors who work with them on stipulated project in conjunction with Industrial partners. In the process, the students learn and the industrial partners get working solutions that can be deployed. In February2009, the first graduates were passed out. Over 100 students received certification and the industrial partners too had their solutions commissioned to them. This year, more students have been admitted to the program that will run from June to December 2009 where they will work jointly with their mentors and industrial partners to develop solutions for the industry while at the same time learning software development skills.DISD website

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