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Marc Lijour

Online Masters Program Focuses on Free Software - PCWorld Business Center - 0 views

  • the Free Technology Academy (FTA) and the Free Software Foundation (FSF) just announced this week that they've teamed up on an online Master's Program in Free Software and Free Standards
  • Amsterdam-based FTA's virtual campus
  • All learning materials are published under a free license and can be accessed by anyone
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  • "The FTA course materials teach people to use GNU/Linux; more than that, it teaches them to recognize why this is important," said Richard Stallman
  • include special video guest lectures
  • FTA will also provide the FSF Associate Membership with 30 discount vouchers for FTA courses each trimester.
Marc Lijour

Linux Skills Are Hot on Improving IT Hiring Front - PCWorld Business Center - 2 views

  • the fewest job cuts in a year since 2000
  • according to global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, which on Monday reported that employers announced plans to cut only 46,825 IT jobs during 2010--a full 73 percent fewer than the 174,629 technology job cuts in 2009.
  • Forrester Research predicts that 2011 IT spending will increase 7.5 percent in the U.S. and 7.1 percent globally,
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  • skills in the open source operating system are in particular demand, according to Dice.
  • postings seeking Linux knowledge have increased a full 47 percent over last year
  • Windows-related postings, by comparison, have increased by only 40 percent.
  • large enterprises are increasingly turning to Linux for mission-critical applications
  • Linux professionals also tend to get a significant salary premium of as much as 10 percent over other IT workers, Dice reported last year.
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