Minnesota Open Source Consortium Gets Training Grant

Lora Bentley

Six Minnesota businesses will share $177,108 in grant money to train employees to use open source software, bizjournals reported on Thursday. More than 100 software engineers, analysts and programmers will participate in the two-year program spearheaded by Hennepin Technical College.


The businesses, GE Commercial Finance, Unysis, DataTrend, Anderson Corp., Help/Systems, and the National Marrow Donor Program, make up the Open Source Consortium. The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Minnesota job skills training program awarded the grant.

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