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[…]

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25 Fun and Fast Facts about Linux (plus 5 reasons to get Certified)

As you know, all through August we have been celebrating the 25th anniversary of Linux. We’ve been talking about the best uses for Linux around the world over the last 25 years, and asking you your thoughts – we’ve even been running our competition to adopt Polly the Penguin! To round off the celebrations, we’ve[…]

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What can the UK learn from Europe’s tech capital?

Innovation in computing does not come out of thin air. You need highly skilled people, you need the technology, but most importantly you need the investment and the infrastructure to drive it forward. This is where Ireland have got things so very right. And where the UK is still lagging behind. UK industry will almost[…]

5 Reasons to Get Certified with LPI

As the Open Source job market continues to cry out for qualified professionals and the technology industry is suffering from a shortage of digital skills, it’s becoming more important than ever to get Certified. There are many reasons why you should get Certified, we’ve put together five important reasons why getting certified with LPI is[…]

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We’ve joined the Open Source Consortium

Future Cert, representing the LPI in the UK & Ireland, is delighted to announce it’s membership of the Open Source Consortium. Established in 2004, the Open Source Consortium (OSC) is the UK Open Source industry association representing the open source business community across the UK.  Clear as mud? In plain English, OSC is an industry[…]

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

BelFOSS Conference – 28th January

BelFOSS Conference – Queen’s University Belfast On the 28th of January 2016, The School of EEECS (School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) at Queen’s University is hosting BelFOSS. BelFOSS is a free event to showcase and raise awareness of Linux and Free / Open-Source Software (FOSS). Anyone with an interest or wanting to learn[…]