Bridging the Gap

Doghouse – Open Source Essentials

Article from Issue 281/2024

A new LPI certification can help those outside of tech gain a meaningful understanding of open source.

It is not often I write about "work-related" topics, but today I have the Linux Professional Institute's (LPI's) newest certificate, Open Source Essentials, on my mind.

It was about three years ago that Evan Leibovitch, one of the founders of LPI, and I were discussing the need for an open source certificate or certification for nontechnical people.

The issue was to address situations that many technical people had experienced while talking to their nontechnical managers about free and open source software.


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