Makerere University Business School students to offer business solutions using Google Technology

Makerere University Business School students launched a Google Developer Group MUBS (GDG MUBS).  The lunch took place on  September 5th  2014  at MUBS Main Campus Nakawa, Digital Library.The group constituted a number of business related student developers who are dedicated to building a strong local developer base.

The MUBS invited other university students who are ready to task their heads to provide business technology solutions using Google Technology Tools and other technologies to witness the event.

 ‘We are out here to get the developer community in MUBS to collaborate and share ideas, learn new skills and implement the same in real life scenarios using Google Technologies,”the GDG MUBS group lead developer Ssebandeke Ashiraf Kamulali  explained.

Ssebandeke added that GDG MUBS is the 12th Google Developer Group in Uganda; with its main focus on business technology development. According to him a GDG can take many forms – from just a few people getting together to watch a video, to large gatherings with demos and tech talks, to events like code sprints and hackathons.

However, at the core, GDGs are focused on developers and technical content and the core audience is developers.

The  MUBS third year Bachelor of Business Computing students being supported by MUBS ICT Centre ( Business Application and Incubation Program) that made it to the semi finals in the Orange Community Awards 2014  also showcased their Apps to the MUBS Community. The team that emerged semi finalists in Google Online Marketing Challenge 2014  shared their experience in participating in the global competition.

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