The government is always designed to deliver services efficiently and on time to its citizen. When the technology is applied correctly and with the customers (Citizens) in mind then there is no doubt about building better robust solutions which serve the customer. Africa's Talking in collaboration with Elarian Developers would like to work closely with both the service provider (Government) and user (Citizen) to build these solutions.
Africa's Talking with 2G technology and Elarian; data intermediary solutions have revolved around building robust, accessible, and scalable solutions to our day-to-day service access, out of all the benefited sectors from technology adoption, government service delivery has enabled the government to deliver its service timely and efficiently. This has enabled Citizens to enjoy progress and growth in their day-to-day activities and achieve their maximum potential.
During this hackathon, we invite software engineers, partners, and government service providers/representatives to come and explore how to incorporate mobile 2G technology (SMS, Voice, and USSD) and data intermediary solutions to improve the quality of clean energy implementation.
Key Focus Area:
The winning solution will receive cash prizes as follows:
Elarian: Build Responsibly, Protect Customer Data.
Elarian is a customer engagement framework (Customer Data Platform) that helps you build robust applications with the customer as the unit of abstraction. Elarian features robust capability in handling end to end of customer data.
Africa's Talking powers communications solutions across Africa with simplified access to telco infrastructure, developers use our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime, and Payments APIs to bring their ideas to life, as they build and sustain scalable businesses.
2. Building/hacking: Code in GitHub/GitLab/BitBucket and deploy in Docker/Automated CI/Travis CI/Bamboo
Note: This section needs additional setup.
Upon commit, the repository is built and deployed to an accessible web server or an S3 bucket.
3. Demonstration and Wrap-up
Teams or individuals will demo what they have hacked for feedback or adoption.
Note: Carry a laptop
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