Creating new systems and modifying existing ones to provide software solutions to large and small businesses.
The continuously accelerating pace of business globalization and connectivity has been largely driven by developments in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and related IT Software Solutions. Developing software solutions to improve business productivity encompasses many different skills; however, key to all these is an individual’s passion and ability to keep up with the rapid pace of change.
Working closely with clients, as individuals or on a team, the software professional might be responsible for one or more roles including business/system needs analysis; developing system specifications; system design, programming, installation and testing; end-user training; system improvement and maintenance.
Important elements of the challenge include:
Given an integrated business case scenario, each Competitor have to identify the problems of the business operation and identify a software solution.
Problem-solving and analytical abilities are essential to this Skill.
Next, competitors will design and build a software system.
Further, Competitors will present what they have developed using Microsoft PowerPoint tools.
Final selection of the teams for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 will take place in the months leading up to the competition. We will include the details of all competitors in the last six months of the run-up, so check back here then.