IT Software Solutions for Business (Scope of Competition)

Recommended Entry Requirements

1. Competitors must possess the requisite skills and knowledge of a software solutions specialist in application development.

2. Competitors must also be able to:

• Use latest available integrated development environments and identify the strengths and weaknesses of each in software development
• Search for, evaluate and integrate appropriate libraries and frameworks into the software being developed
• Use the functionality of the .NET environment to develop the solution according to requirements specifications
• Use the full potential of MS SQL Server to store and manage the data for the system to be developed

Competition Format

3. This competition is an individual event.

4. Test Projects for the competition are structured as a case study.

5. Competitors are required to:

• Analyse the stated requirements of a case to design and produce an integrated software system to meet the user requirements
• Analyze the existing code bases’ behaviour and make fixes or enhancements to them
• Write a method given the desired behaviour (inputs, outputs, pre-conditions and post-conditions)
• Construct a web enabled or mobile interface to the developed system
• Develop the System that will provide functionality, streamline processes and reduce errors for a business organization
• Produce the system over the no. of days of competition according to the specifications given in the project material.

Time Allocated

6. 15 to 20 hours over 3 days of competition

Technical Description
Download the PDF file here: ITSSB TD (31 Jan 18)