The Software Factory
In order to address the problem of under preparedness, unemployment and the lack of entrepreneurial preparedness at the university. The DUT has embarked on a process of forming the DUT AppFactory.
The strategic objectives of AppFactory are as follows:
- To offer information technology consultancy to the university and the public and private sectors.
- To provide internship opportunities to learners so that they can gain industry knowledge before entering the job market.
- To provide research collaboration opportunities for both staff and students with industry partners and clients associated with the unit.
- To provide training to staff, learners and industry on software development tools and techniques.
- To offer information technology project management assistance and consultancy.