Linux Foundation Newsletter: May 2020 – OSPO Survey, ISO Standards Path, COBOL is back, Register for Training & Virtual Events Now

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Folks, please pay particular attention to the COBOL blog of this newsletter in the email below and the quotes contained in the blog that Vicom Infinity provided along with other well know organizations in the industry. You can also subscribe to this newsletter at


Joint Development Foundation recognized as an ISO/IEC JTC 1 PAS Submitter and submits OpenChain for international review

JDF and LF now can move from idea, to code, to standard, to an internationally recognized standard, vastly improving the reach and availability of the technologies created in the Linux Foundation. Click To Read Blog Post


LF Response to COVID-19

Open Mainframe Project Trains Engineers on COBOL to Improve Government Systems and Provide Faster Relief. Here is the Training Materials and COBOL Volunteer/Technical Forum
Diversity and Need-based Scholarships are Available for the Virtual Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference North America




Virtual Event Suggestions for Open Source Communities. Click To Read Blog Post


Linux Foundation Expands Mentorship Program in Response to COVID-19. Click To Read Blog Post


Project News + Latest Posts

CNCF: Participate in the 1H 2020 Cloud Native Survey. Click To Take Survey Participate in the 2020 Open Source Program Office Survey​​​​​​​ Click To Read Blog Post



Docker Containers: What are the Open Source Licensing Considerations? Click To Read Blog Post


Training + Events News

The Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference Virtual Experience is just $50! June 29-July 2, 2020. Click Here To Register Now




Success Story: LiFT Scholarship helped recipient Kevin Barry move from the music industry to a career in Linux system administration. Click To Read Block Post



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New Free Course: Business Considerations for Edge Computing. Enroll Now



Virtual OpenJS World Announces Full Schedule, Free Attendance! June 23-24, 2020. Click Here To Register Now


Cancelled events impacting your learning plans? Here are some tips to keep skills up to date. Click To Read Blog Post


Community News

Manjaro Linux distribution community needs help fundraising for its accessible Linux desktop

KiCad needs help fundraising for its open hardware design efforts for building electronics



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Regards, Len

Leonard J Santalucia

CTO | Business Development Manager | Certified Specialist | IBM Champion

Chair Linux Foundation Open Mainframe Project

Vicom Infinity, Inc.

IBM Gold Business Partner

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