Rural Sourcing Partnering with City of Augusta for Hackathon during Westobou Festival
ATLANTA, October 2, 2012 – Rural Sourcing is partnering with the City of Augusta to put on a Hackathon during their annual Westobou Festival in downtown Augusta, GA. The Hackathon will be held Friday, October 5th from 2pm – 7pm at the Augusta Riverwalk Ampitheater in Augusta, GA.
The goal of the Hackathon is to create a mobile website for the City of Augusta that allows users to interactively view all of the key historical points of interest around Augusta. Hackathon participants will be comprised mostly of college students from local colleges and universities, including Augusta State University and University of South Carolina – Aiken.
Members of the judging panel include Mayor Deke Copenhavor, CEO of Rural Sourcing Monty Hamilton, Co-Organizer of HackAugusta Eric Parker, and Social Media Entrepreneur Josh Bolen. Winners of the Hackathon will receive various prizes including a paid internship with the City of Augusta to complete their mobile website for the city.
About Rural Sourcing
Rural Sourcing is the leading IT outsourcing provider with a cost-effective, agile approach to software development, support and maintenance of critical business and cloud applications. By providing an alternative to offshore outsourcing, Rural Sourcing eliminates the obstacles of time zones, distance, language, and geopolitical risks. Scrum-as-a-Service, Rural Sourcing’s unique engagement framework for Agile software development, provides rapid and flexible deployment of multidisciplinary teams via an elastic consumption model and predictable monthly pricing. With development centers strategically located throughout the United States, Rural Sourcing leverages untapped, highly skilled IT resources in mid-size metro cities to provide world-class solutions for Fortune 1000 clients across various industries including consumer & retail goods, financial services, healthcare, high-tech, insurance, and pharmaceutical.