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The Document Foundation (TDF) announces Certification for LibreOffice
Migration and LibreOffice Training Professionals

Berlin, November 5, 2014 - The Document Foundation announces
Certification for LibreOffice Migrations and LibreOffice Training
Professionals, open to TDF Members until April 2015 and then to all free
software advocates. Details are available at

"LibreOffice Certification is an absolute first for a community based
project, and has been developed adapting existing best practices to the
different reality of the TDF ecosystem", says Italo Vignoli, Chairman of
TDF Certification Committee. "We want to recognize the skills of free
software advocates who are able to provide value added services to large
organizations deploying LibreOffice. Once certified, they will be
recognized as LibreOffice experts and ambassadors".

The Certification Committee has also appointed several Certified
Professionals for Migrations and Trainings, who will help the Board of
Directors in peer reviewing other TDF Members who will apply for
certification in either discipline.

Certified Professionals for Migrations and Trainings are: Lothar Becker
(.riess), Eliane Domingos de Sousa (EDX Informatica), Sophie Gautier
(independent), Olivier Hallot (EDX Informatica), Thomas Krumbein
(independent), Leif Lodahl (Magenta), Marina Latini (Studio Storti), Cor
Nouws (Nou&Off), Gustavo Buzzatti Pacheco (independent), Stefano
Paggetti (Regione Umbria), Jacqueline Rahemipour (independent), Charles
H. Schulz (independent), and Italo Vignoli (independent). These 13
certified professionals join the 42 developers certified since October 2010.

Certified Professionals are able to assist enterprise deployments of
LibreOffice by providing the following services:

- migration consultancy: migration feasibility assessment, project
management, migration strategy, communications, and other migration
related services;

- training: creation and delivery of training courses for trainers and
end users, and evaluation of training effectiveness;

- professional Level 3 support: feature development and bug fixing to
solve application and interoperability problems.

The lists of Certified Professionals can be accessed from the
certification website:

Link to TDF blog:

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