Photos: World Cup 2010 gets its own Hand of God


This is what it is all about

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This is what it is all about

Mahindra Satyam started writing the event management software for the 2010 world Cup three years ago. It is written in Microsoft .Net, FIFA's standard programming languages, and is built on 20 different modules.


Hundreds of thousands of people will be attending this year’s Football World Cup in South Africa either as spectators or workers. But what no-one will notice, and few probably know, is that software written by Mahindra Satyam will make sure everything off the pitch goes smoothly.

Here is a selection of pictures of what can be expected in South Africa and some facts about the event management software, which will be completed this month, ready for kick off in June.

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