[openskills-dev] NSW Tender meeting

Bruce Badger bbadger at openskills.com
Fri Oct 8 05:22:49 BST 2004

For those of you in Sydney ....

The following forwarded for Pia Smith of Linux Australia regarding a
recent request of the NSW government for bids to provide FOSS related

Venue: ACS NSW office, Level 4, 122 Castlereagh Street 
Time: 14:00-15:30 Thursday 14th Oct. 2004

Needless to say, I think that the matrix of skills Pia refers to (for
individuals) can be ably provided through OpenSkills and the SkillsBase

Hi all,

I was thinking that it would be a good idea to have an open discussion
about this tender. I know a few people have already been taling about
it. All that has come out thus far is essentially a call to participate,
referencing what skillsets the government are looking for, and trying to
put together a panel of who would be appropriate. It might be a good
time to get together, look at all the requirements and put together a
matrix of skills in NSW. We already have a few directories online:


but it would be useful to see exactly who can do what, to what capacity
and so forth. As far as I'm concerned this is a really big pie, and many
slices to go around :) We should try to find out where any gaps are as a
community of skills and expertise, so we can ensure as a solution open
source is quite covered by experts according to the governments need.

I think Bruce Badger was able to secure a room at the ACS building for
Thursday 2pm next week. Anyone interested is welcome to come along. I'm
sure he'll post a follow up with the address :)

This is a great opportunity for open source, and for the Australia open
source community. Rock on Australia!

Cheers all,
Pia Smith <pia at xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Linux Australia

Make the most of your skills - with OpenSkills

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