INTELLIGENT BRANDS // Software for Business
OutSystems provides tech skills to under-represented communities
OutSystems , a global leader in modern application development , has announced new partnerships and programmes that accelerate its longstanding commitment to education and building a diverse generation of developers .
With software needs multiplying for companies across all industries and an increasing shortage of developers , OutSystems is expanding its Developer Education Program to close the skills gap in development and technology .
OutSystems has donated software licenses valued at over US $ 10 million – partnering with over 2,300 universities across 40 countries , training over 58,000 students who completed nearly 68,000 online courses that resulted in the creation of more than 9,000 personal environments and close to 6,500 apps built .
In addition , OutSystems built a rapidly growing global community of more than 500,000 developers to foster ongoing collaboration and mentorship .
“ A core tenet of our mission to empower every organisation to innovate through software is a dedicated focus on expanding the developer ecosystem and creating educational opportunities around the world ,” said Paulo Rosado , CEO and Founder of OutSystems .
“ We ’ re accelerating our education-focused initiatives to support the industry-wide developer shortage , with a specific focus on traditionally under-represented communities .
“ The world will be a better and more equitable place when diversity and development combine . We all have work to do to create a more diverse , inclusive and vibrant developer community .” p
A CORE TENET OF OUR MISSION TO EMPOWER EVERY ORGANISATION TO INNOVATE THROUGH SOFTWARE IS A DEDICATED FOCUS ON EXPANDING THE DEVELOPER ECOSYSTEM AND CREATING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES .
www . intelligentcio . com INTELLIGENTCIO EUROPE 73