The VAR Guy: Linux Foundation Event to Highlight Docker, 3D Printing, MOOCs

Docker container virtualization, massive open online courses, 3D printing and running open source software in your car are among the featured topics at the upcoming LinuxConand CloudOpen North America event.

Linux Insider: Desperately Seeking Linux Programmers

Few people know just how pervasive Linux has become, and that is causing a big problem for companies that increasingly rely on it. "There is a shortage of software developers in the U.S. The employment rate for these jobs is down to 2.3 percent in the last quarter. The opportunity for jobs is now there for people who come in to get this training," said Dice President Shravan Goli. 

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Tech Week Europe: Open Source Collaboration Is A Top-Down Decision

The open-source Linux ecosystem is one of the most successful examples of collaborative software development. In a report released at the Linux Collaboration Summit, the Linux Foundation tried to quantify how organisations today are embracing the collaborative development model.

The VAR Guy: Linux Foundation: Collaborative Open Source Software Development Is Hot

Linux and open source have not only provided the enterprise with a wealth of new code, they've also transformed the way organizations write software by promoting collaborative software development across the channel. That's according to the latest report from theLinux Foundation.

InformationWeek: Software developers, you're better when you work together

Partnering with other companies on critical software development processes might seem anathema to a company's bottom line, given competitive concerns. But collaboration is happening anyway to advance business objectives, and the practice is expected to increase.

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Datamation: Why Does Linux Collaboration Work?

At the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit on March 26, a panel of leading Linux kernel developers discussed the current state of Linux development and collaboration.

ZDNet: Linux Kernel Panel: What's what with Linux today

This year, an elite Linux kernel hacker panel was made up of Red Hat's Dave Chinner; SUSE's Mel Gorman; Facebook's Jen Axboe; Nebula's Matthew Garrett; The Linux Foundation's own Greg Kroah-Hartman; and, as usual, moderator Jon Corbet, co-founder of the top hardcore Linux news site,

CIOL Online: EdX partners with The Linux Foundation

EdX, the online learning initiative founded by Harvard and MIT, has announced a new partnership with The Linux Foundation, in which they will be offering their "Introduction to Linux" course on the edX platform.

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ZDNet: It takes an open-source village to make commercial software

At the Linux Foundation's Linux Collaboration Summit, an invitation-only event for top Linux and open source developers, Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Foundation, said in the keynote: "Open source will be the new Pareto Principle." By that, he meant that 80 percent of technology value—whether it's  from smartphones, TVs, or IT—will be coming from open source software development with only

Computerworld: Career Watch: The rise of people architecture

In managing human resources, people architecture is gaining popularity, says IT workforce analyst David Foote. He explains what it is and why it's on the rise.

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