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Open Technology Center - Administrative Documentation

Administrative Offices

5267 Old Highway 11, Suite B

Hattiesburg, Mississippi  39402

Tel: 601.427.0152

Fax: 601.427.0156

Open Technology Training Academy

Building 1411, 16th Avenue

Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center

Camp Shelby, Mississippi  39407

The Open Technology Center of Excellence, Inc. is a research organization organized exclusively for scientific research purposes under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code to serve as a not-for-profit, public-private scientific research entity that conducts research, development, evaluation, implementation, training public-private collaboration and technology transfer of open source software and other open technologies for use within government, commercial and academic entities in order to support public interests, specifically national defense and homeland security objectives for federal, state, local and tribal government agencies.

The Corporation’s activities shall include, but are not limited to: 

(a) the identification, documentation and distribution of information regarding the utilization of open source software applications, methods, models and practices within federal, state, local and tribal government agencies; 

(b) identify opportunities for technology transfer and transition from closed source applications to open source software solutions; 

(c) define technical, administrative and economic benefits and costs of transition of government technology solutions from closed to open source software systems; 

(d) develop and administer Open Technology training programs to facilitate workforce development for public, private and academic entities and individuals; 

(e) receive and implement input from information technology sources to maximize the cost and production efficiency of the Open Technology programs; 

(f) prepare reports to document findings and recommendations to governmental and academic institutions;

(g) conduct outreach activities that promote public-private collaboration, education and technology transfer activities.

 


For a copy of the Open Technology Center's bylaws, please contact us either via phone at 601.427.0152 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Open Technology Center of Excellence, Inc. is recognized by the IRS as a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization (Public Charity Status: 170 (b) (1) (A) (vi)). IRS Exempt Organization Select Check site found here: https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/exempt-organizations-select-check

The Open Technology Center of Excellence, Inc. is registered as a Non-Profit Corporation (in good standing) by the Mississippi Office of Secretary of State: https://corp.sos.ms.gov/corp/portal/c/page/corpBusinessIdSearch/portal.aspx?#clear=1