Opportunity Detroit Tech

Opportunity Detroit Tech (ODT)
envisions the Greater Detroit Region as a place where an improved information technology ecosystem can be the answer to industry and community economic success! ODT leverages strategic partnerships with workforce development agencies, community colleges, and IT industry leaders to identify and address the needs of the region’s information technology ecosystem. Empowered by the use of actionable labor market intelligence, ODT looks to raise awareness of and shape community response to the industry’s talent, customer, supply chain, and other growth needs to improve both the industry itself and the region as a whole.

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WIN issues RFP for AMCAI associate partnership expansion

19 Jun 2018
WIN has issued a request for proposals for Associate Partnership Expansion within the Advance Center for Apprenticeship Innovation (AMCAI). The purpose of this RFP is to identify interest in...

C2ER recognizes excellence in economic development research community, economic and workforce development applied research awards

13 Jun 2018
On June 7, 2018, economic development professionals from across the U.S. assembled at C2ER’s annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia to recognize excellence in economic development research ...

A time-tested model contributes to innovative thinking and making

13 Jun 2018
Not only is apprenticeship a time-tested model for cultivating and developing talent, apprenticeship is also an avenue for innovation allowing employers to maintain a competitive edge on nat...

WIN issues competitive bid for strategic planning and facilitation

08 Jun 2018
The Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN) has issued a competitive bid for strategic planning and facilitation services for July through August, 2018. Release date...

Ralph C. Wilson Foundation awards WIN $1.5 million to fund apprentice training through Apprenti, nation’s first registered tech apprenticeship program

04 Jun 2018
Today, the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN) announced $1.5 million in funding from the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation to cover training costs for the first 100 apprent...

World’s first highway test facility for autonomous vehicles opens in Michigan

24 May 2018
Amid what has recently been a controversial time for the prospect of autonomous driving technology, the American Center for Mobility has opened its new highway testing division at its fa...

State announces new program to help connect skilled trades employers to young adults

24 May 2018
The state announced a program opening up potential career options for young adults. It’s called the Michigan Apprenticeships Experience Sooner campaign. It aims to better connect emp...

Advanced manufacturing employment in Michigan reaches new heights

24 May 2018
Advanced manufacturing employment in Michigan has reached more than 700,000 workers, according to a new report from Detroit-based Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT). The employment ...