CollabNet, #YesWeCode to expand software development

CollabNet is partnering with #YesWeCode to bring technology training and industry connections to 100,000 young people in communities of color, the company said.

CollabNet will start by offering Agile and Scrum software training free of charge to #YesWeCode Coding Corps graduates beginning this week in San Francisco, CA.

Going forward, CollabNet and #YesWeCode will offer Agile software development training through a variety of educational outlets, including developer boot-camps, community and vocation colleges, online degree and training programs, and military career advancement centers.

CollabNet is known for its domain expertise in Agile and provides training to leading organizations worldwide. CollabNet helped pioneer the software sharing concepts of open source as the creators of Subversion, a free software code management tool used by millions of developers worldwide.

Its flagship product, TeamForge, helps organizations coordinate software teams and projects to deliver high quality software at speed. CollabNet´s heritage of giving and deep industry experience helps support #YesWeCode´s mission to advance technical careers for low-opportunity and diverse populations.

#YesWeCode is a Dream Corps initiative co-founded by Van Jones that works with partners to help connect 100,000 underrepresented minorities to careers in technology. #YesWeCode accelerates access to training in high demand technical and non-technical skills to prepare untapped talent to enter the tech-fueled economy.

CollabNet helps enterprises and government organizations develop and deliver high-quality software at speed.