About Oman Summer of Code
It is a national youth program in the field of IT, adopted by ITA, targets Omani youth application developers (IT enthusiasts, professionals, jobseekers) students, to give them an opportunity to work on various projects using Free and Open Source software to develop applications functional in different work environments over a 3 months period. In addition to gaining exposure to real-world software development scenarios, participants walk through intensive training and orientation program in FOSS and entrepreneurship while implementing the assigned projects to them. To identify the market needs, ITA coordinates with various government and private organizations to identify list of suggested projects, which participants can work on, and organizations benefit from utilizing new technology trends like Blockchain, IoT, AI and data analytics.
Participants can choose to work on an idea or a project from the below categories:
- Enhance government eServices.
- Enhance Civil Society eServices.