Proforma Invests Technology Education with Tampa Coding Event
Proforma, Cleveland, recently sponsored its first Code Kata event at the Technology Innovation Lab in its Worldwide Support Center in Tampa, Fla. This event was open to developers and data scientists of all skill levels in the Tampa area to practice structured coding challenges with professionals from Proforma’s 75-member technology team.
“It gives me great pride to invest in the next generation of technology leaders,” said Proforma CEO Vera Muzzillo. “We are honored to be a community leader in creating a collaborative workplace that empowers productivity and encourages education. At Proforma, we are just as committed to the investment of our community and our employees as we are to our investment in developing technology solutions.”
Code Kata events are monthly meet-ups for developers to practice coding exercises with peers and mentors, bringing the practice of “kata” to software development. The term “kata” refers to an exercise that is repeated many times, making minor improvements by increasing the level of difficulty or introducing new challenges.
“With the ongoing development of our industry-leading business management technology platform, ProVision, we’re always looking to improve our professional skillsets and be at the forefront of the newest solutions in programming,” added Brian Carothers, Proforma’s chief technology officer. “It is inspiring to see both beginners and professionals come together, and merge their talents to further their career growth and personal development.”
“I am proud to work for a company that fosters this culture of innovation," said Proforma developer Charles Bayley. "Because each exercise can be coded in different ways and in different languages, these events have challenged me to find new approaches to problems we may already have solutions for.”
Attendees at this month’s event received complimentary food, refreshments, beverages and giveaway prizes. Proforma’s next sponsored Code Kata event will be held on Sept. 25 at its Worldwide Support Center on Davis Island in Tampa.
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