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DATE 2015-01-20
FROM Ruben Safir
SUBJECT Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Linux Job Crunch
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On 01/15/2015 03:52 PM, Ruben Safir wrote:
> Can someone explain this to me? Is there a Linux Desktop Job Crunch
> that Ican get work in?

Is anyone aware of any GNU Linux jobs like this. I would happily go to
Munich for this and I can really really use a Linux position about anywhere.

Ruben
>
> Mayor of Munich Dieter Reiter has been quoted as saying he is a
> 'Microsoft fan'
> Image: Regani under CC BY-SA 3.0 licence
>
> Reiter has publicly criticised the move to Limux, having been quoted as
> saying open source software is 'lagging behind the proprietary IT
> vendor's solutions' and that he is a "Microsoft fan".
>
> More recently he attacked the performance of the city's IT department as
> a whole, describing an email outage as unacceptable. An internal
> investigation determined the incident in December had no link to Limux
> and was related to the city's external email server accumulating a back
> log of some 20,000 messages after an email was sent with a unusually
> large Subject header.
>
> Hofmann asks Reiter to give the IT staff time to adjust to new working
> practices.
>
> "Please give the existing IT organisation - and above all the people
> working there - a chance to prove themselves under their own steam," she
> said.
>
> The council needs more IT staff to work on new projects in a variety of
> areas, such as e-government and network security, according to a
> spokesman. The council undertook some 390 new IT projects in 2014, with
> a recent council report describing the number of projects as
> "continuously increasing".
>
> "Currently the shortage in IT specialists and administration staff is
> still at about 20 percent. it-at-M [the company responsible for IT at the
> city] will continue to look for qualified employees," he said.
> What's next for Limux?
>
> Ahead of a review of how IT is run at Munich, council staff are to be
> surveyed about the problems they experience using Limux and how the open
> source desktop works with third party applications.
>
> "The aim of the survey is to get a general idea of user satisfaction
> with IT in general and with the desktop computer in particular," said
> the council spokesman.
>
> The survey is expected to be issued at some point within the next few
> months and that it will take another two months to compile and evaluate
> the results.
>
> The findings will be used to draw up a definitive list of issues users
> have with IT at the council and potential ways to resolve them. It will
> also provide a measure of the user satisfaction to the consulting
> company that will carry out the review of Munich's IT. The consulting
> company is yet to be appointed.
> Why other organisations in Munich are sticking with Windows
>
> To help it decide how to run its IT, the Munich authority also polled
> larger affiliate organisations in the city about their IT estates and
> what had driven their choices.
>
> Concerns about not being able to find the staff to manage a large-scale
> Linux desktop deployment and free software played a role in persuading
> large organisations to stick with Windows.
>
> The city's municipal works department rolled out Windows 7 and Microsoft
> Office 2010, citing the difficulty of finding qualified IT personnel as
> a factor that discouraged it from moving away from Windows.
>
> Commenting on the findings, Jim Zemlin, executive director of The Linux
> Foundation, said the foundation is aware of the need for a larger number
> of people with the skills to maintain and develop Linux-based operating
> systems within large companies and organisations.
>
> "Preliminary findings from our annual Linux Jobs Report, to be released
> in February, show nearly 88 percent of hiring managers are having a very
> or somewhat difficult time finding adequate Linux talent. This is why
> The Linux Foundation has expanded its efforts to train Linux
> professionals with expanded training courses, a free Intro to Linux MOOC
> with edX, and the new performance-based Linux certification programs."
>
> Nevertheless, the difficulty recruiting staff is only one of the issues
> raised. Generally the Munich-based organisations surveyed gave the fact
> that Microsoft products are the "standard" as justification for sticking
> with them - referring to the need for compatibility with third-party
> software and to be able to easily swap information with partners.
>
>
>

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