News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

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June 8, 2022

Join the Collaborative Addressing the Gaps in Our Region’s Tech Talent

20Fathoms was selected by Michigan’s Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity and endorsed by an array of community partners to convene an employer-led collaborative (ELC) focused on bridging the gap in our regional tech talent....

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February 14, 2022

Gretchen Swanson Joins 20Fathoms as Director of Workforce Development

20Fathoms is pleased to announce that Gretchen Swanson has joined the organization as Director of Workforce Development. In this role, Gretchen will manage the growth and expansion of 20Fathoms’ workforce development and tech education initiatives...

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November 19, 2021

20Fathoms awarded $250,000 grant for tech education and workforce development in the Grand Traverse Region

Funding will support the expansion of tccodes and tccyber programs; introduce a new data analytics program 20Fathoms is pleased to announce that the organization has been selected to receive a $250,000 grant to support their...

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May 12, 2021

The tccodes and tccyber journey: Providing the Grand Traverse region with new avenues for tech education

At 20Fathoms we just wrapped up a grant that we received in 2019 from the state of Michigan to provide the Grand Traverse Region with a new avenue for obtaining high-quality, career-focused technical education. The...

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April 14, 2021

DevOps Explained & How it is Used by One Traverse City Tech Team

As technology evolves, so too must the practices and culture of information technology teams. The rise in popularity of DevOps is one example of this continuous change.  DevOps is the integration of two traditionally siloed...

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March 3, 2021

To-Do List for Landing an Entry-Level Job in Tech

Some of the most in-demand careers are in tech: software development, website design, cybersecurity, digital marketing, UI/UX, and more. Despite this high demand, like many professions it can still be difficult to break into the...

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