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Australian government can't recruit fast enough for Open Source

Josh Taylor | ZD Net | August 27, 2013

The tide is turning with the use of open-source software within the Australian government Read More »

Big Data tying knots in HIT workforce

Anthony Brino | Government HealthIT | August 1, 2013

What health information technology professionals “really need is training in informatics,” said William Hersh, MD Read More »

Can Slow-Moving Universities Adapt Quickly Enough To Teach In The Digital Age?

Gary Kebbel | | August 28, 2013

The start of classes this fall will also bring renewed debate about what journalism and mass communications colleges should teach in an age of disruption. Professors are trying to figure out how we should be preparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet. Or for jobs that will exist in two years, but won’t in four. Read More »

Computer Training Seminar Opens Doors For Tanzanian Community

Press Release | Peace Corps/Tanzania, Peace Corps | October 18, 2013

Peace Corps volunteer Elizabeth Crompton of Woodstock, Ga., is opening doors to job opportunities for university students and local community members in Tanzania. Together with local faculty, Crompton recently led a seminar on how to operate, navigate and program computer systems using a free, open source computer operating system that is accessible in developing countries like Tanzania [...]. Read More »

Health Information Management Career Opportunities in 2013

Jason Lee | Chicago Tribune | January 1, 2013

The growth of electronic medical records [EMR] combined with technological advances in health care analytics has made health information management (HIM) one of today's most in-demand health care fields. Read More »

How Technology Is Destroying Jobs

David Rotman | MIT Technology Review | June 12, 2013

[...Erik] Brynjolfsson [...] and his collaborator and coauthor Andrew McAfee have been arguing for the last year and a half that impressive advances in computer technology—from improved industrial robotics to automated translation services—are largely behind the sluggish employment growth of the last 10 to 15 years. Read More »

Is The White House Trying To Blow Up An Open Data Bill?

Andrea Peterson | Washington Post | January 29, 2014

The case for open data is pretty straightforward: Citizens deserve access to the information created with their tax dollars. Publishing that data in a format that's easy to search, sort and download could unleash a wave of innovation. If the private sector had access to government data it could find new ways to leverage it -- creating new services for consumers and new jobs. Right now, we're a long way from that ideal. Read More »

Linux Job Market Heats Up

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | February 19, 2014

Dice, the leading career site for technology and engineering professionals, and The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the growth of Linux and collaborative development, has just released the 2014 Linux Jobs Report  (PDF Link). The two found that "The explosive demand for Linux talent is intensifying." Read More »

Looking for Open Health IT Jobs

Looking to find a job associated with 'Open' Health IT projects or organizations. More and more people are getting interested. Check out the following Open Source and Health IT job sites.

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NY Startups Make The Case For Funding HIE

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | February 27, 2014

A group of leaders from 33 digital health companies in New York are calling on the legislature to fund the Statewide Health Information Network of New York, or SHIN-NY, just as the organization’s connecting HIEs and information systems are starting to build a critical mass. Read More »

Oxford University's OSS Watch Looking for Open Source Community and Development Managers

Sander van der Waal | OSS Watch | June 10, 2012

The University of Oxford hosts OSS Watch, an open source advisory service to the UK higher and Further Education sector. We assist in the use and development of open source solutions. We are currently looking for a Service/Community Manager and a Development Manager.

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Tech Industry Climbs out of Silicon Valley, Moves Abroad

Matt Asay | The Register | March 13, 2012

Silicon Valley may well be the center of the technology universe, but it's no longer the locus for technology jobs. Read More »

Tech Jobs In 2013: Open Source All The Way

Matt Asay | ReadWrite | December 31, 2012

According to the December 2012 Dice hiring survey, 64% of hiring managers and recruiters surveyed expect to hire more tech employees in the first six months of the year, versus 47% for non-tech roles.  Life looks even better for tech professionals with open source experience. That's because the industry's hottest trends are being driven by open-source software.  Big Data, cloud computing and mobile are all intimately connected to open source. Read More »

The Latest on the 'Open Source' Health IT Jobs Market

Looking to find a job associated with 'Open' Health IT projects or organizations. Recent news and findings, starting with a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics are very positive. Total employment is expected to increase by 20.5 million jobs from 2010 to 2020. Industries and occupations related to health care, personal care and social assistance are projected to have some of the fastest job growth over this next decade. Read More »

To Be Young, Unemployed, or Working for Free in the USA

David Ruccio | Real-World Economics Review Blog | May 9, 2012

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the official unemployment rate among young people (ages 16 to 19 years) is 24.9 percent, up from 23 percent a year ago. And, according to the Associated Press, the weak labor market already has left half of young college graduates either jobless or underemployed in positions that don’t fully use their skills and knowledge.
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