Building capacity and skills

The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) is a three way partnership between government, academia and industry. Based at Wits University, the JCSE is multifaceted with various programmes and facilities positioning it as a focal point of a software development industry for South Africa and the rest of the continent

Continued Professional Development

CPD is a 1 year part-time programme of courses from the JCSE and Wits University’s School of Electrical & Information Engineering.

Performance Improvement

The JCSE assists organisations to improve processes through the implementation of multidisciplinary best practices

Agile Africa Conference

The JCSE has organised the annual Agile Africa conference since 2013, featuring talks from local and international industry leaders

Applied Research

JCSE's Applied Research Unit carries out research projects related to the status, growth and development of the ICT sector and partners with industry associations in the annual Skills Survey

Events

The JCSE hosts a number of events and forums that foster development and practices within industry.

Tshimologong Precinct

Braamfontein, the scene of much urban renewal in recent times, is now the site of an exciting new-age technology innovation and skills development hub

Professor Barry Dwolatzky

Professor Barry Dwolatzky

Director

Prof. Barry Dwolatzky was appointed the Director of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) in May 2007. Prior to that, he was academic director at the JCSE and a Professor in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering at Wits. Prof. Dwolatzky’s driving passion is to promote the growth and development of the South African software industry.

Alok Goswami

Alok Goswami

Executive Head

Alok is an expert strategist and has helped senior management to develop and implement cross functional business and process improvement opportunities. These encompass gap analysis, process definition, mapping, engineering/re-engineering, analysis, design and measurements and benchmarking. Alok has also been a part of the core teams responsible for implementing CMMI, Six Sigma, PSP & TSP and PCMM frameworks.

Ashleigh Gormally

Ashleigh Gormally

Programme Manager

Ashleigh is the JCSE's Programme Manager, responsible for managing the finances and administration of the Centre's courses and other events.

Contact: ashleigh@jcse.org.za

John Goble

John Goble

Process Coach

John joined the JCSE as a Process Coach. An accredited Team Software Process(TSP) Instructor and a certified TSP Coach, John has been in the IT industry since 1997. He has developed solutions and also provided training in software development as well as process improvement methodologies.

Jassika Sheikh

Jassika Sheikh

Personal Assistant

Jassika is Barry's PA, custodian of the diary and organiser extraordinaire.

Contact: jassika@jcse.org.za

Apply to the Tshimologong Skills Academy and earn a qualification in IT Essentials and Programming

Annual Reports

2011 - 2012

2011 - 2012

2012 - 2013

2012 - 2013

2013 - 2014

2013 - 2014

2014 - 2015

2014 - 2015

2015 - 2016

2015 - 2016

Get in Touch

Find us at the office

45 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

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+27 11 717 6390

info@jcse.org.za

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