Boston and Dallas, USA—November 15, 2018 - Topcoder, the world’s largest workforce marketplace (1.4 million designers, developers and data scientists in 190+ countries), is hosting the 17th annual Topcoder Open (TCO) coding competition in Dallas at Southfork Ranch, from November 13 to 16. Topcoder became a part of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) in November 2016.
In this competition companies of all sizes—from Fortune 500 to SMBs— share insight on digital transformation within their industries, and a handful will provide current software development challenges facing in-house IT teams for the most coveted Topcoder Community members to solve.
“Topcoder empowers organizations, like IBM, Booz Allen, NASA, Harvard Medical School, the U.S. Department of Energy and more, to develop unequaled software that accelerates innovation and speeds time to market,” said Mike Morris, CEO, Topcoder. “The TCO also provides them with direct access to the most coveted IT workforce on the planet, while celebrating Topcoder’s global community of designers, developers and data scientists.”
The TCO is the ultimate programming and design tournament. It enables Topcoder Community members of all ages, locations and abilities a chance to earn recognition as the best technologists in their field, win cash prizes and an all-expense paid trip to the U.S., solve real-world business problems, and market themselves as IT resources for hire in the areas of mobile/enterprise application design/development, data science, QA, cognitive solutions, web design/development, advanced algorithms and more.
Topcoder Community members from Argentina, China, France, India, Japan, Poland, Russia, United States, Vietnam and other countries round out the top five TCO finalists across 10 competition tracks. Companies sponsoring challenges, Topcoder Executives and TCO finalists are available for interview. Learn more at http://tco18.topcoder.com/.
Topcoder, a Wipro company, is a workforce marketplace with 1.4 million developers, designers, and data scientists around the world. For more than a decade, Topcoder has helped organizations — including IBM, Honeywell, GE, BMC, Booz Allen, NASA Tournament Lab, Harvard Medical School, U.S. Dept. of Energy and Land O’Lakes — accelerate innovation, solve challenging problems and tap into hard-to-find skills. Enterprises distribute work to our global network through the Topcoder platform where individuals with the right skills participate in competitions to win money, build skills and earn recognition. For more information, visit www.topcoder.com.
Jessica Ann Morris
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 175,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.
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