Open Source Technology Skills

Mind The Gap An industry report on open source technology skills in the UK commissioned jointly by non-pro t IT industry bodies LPI, Future Cert and CompTIA, uncovers the depth of the challenge, and indicates that a stronger focus on skills certification could be part of the answer. To obtain a copy of the White[…]

BelFOSS Conference - 28th Jan 2016 Queen's University Belfast

BelFOSS 2017 – roundup by Jonny McCullagh

Jonny McCullagh, DevOps Engineer and one of the organisers of BelFOSS, submitted this summary as unfortunately this year we weren’t able to attend. For those interested, the next event is both being planned and scheduled for the end og January 2018. If you are in Belfast or able to travel to, Future Cert would strongly[…]

LPI DevOps Tools Engineer

LPI DevOps Tools Engineer Objectives Feedback

Your input is vital to the exam development process LPI have just finished consulting the field to help us determine the skills, tasks and areas of knowledge needed for jobs in a DevOps environment. The exam development team has drafted an outline of topics that they think should be covered based on this input. Now we need[…]

Pam Erskine - Principal Consultant at Advanced Organizational Performance Techniques (AdOPT)

Guest Blog: DevOps Involves More Than Just IT

This month Pam Erskine, Principal Consultant at Advanced Organizational Performance Techniques (AdOPT) has contributed the blog “Guest Blog: DevOps Involves More Than Just IT”. If you are involved in implementing DevOps practices or if you are researching DevOps, you know that culture change is critical to success.  Developers and Operations must work together to create high[…]

LPIC-2 Linux Engineer

LPIC 2 new objectives available on Pearson VUE

LPI (Linux Professional Institute) made available version 4.5 of the LPIC 2 objectives for exam taking at Pearson VUE. The new exam codes will be LPI 201-450 and LPI 202-450. The exam with the v4.0 objectives (202-400) will remain available until August 2017. You may write any version of the exams and they will count[…]

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Open Source Qualification with Government funding: Download our funding guide

As you know, there is a massive skills shortage in Linux and Open Source qualified people in the UK, with a marketplace crying out for new recruits and yet still too few taking the relevant qualifications. Is this because students don’t want to take the qualifications, don’t know about them, or the qualifications are simply[…]

Women in IT: Is hero culture an issue?

Last month ‘Women in IT’ advocate and all round amazing techy lady Andrea Goulet, director of US firm Corgybites, penned a guest blog article for us about ways tech companies could encourage more women to the workplace. It was called The Surprising Strength of Vulnerability (you can read it here) and it provoked plenty of[…]