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Joinup is a collaborative platform created by the European Commission and funded by the European Union via the Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations (ISA) Programme. It offers several services that aim to help e-Government professionals share their experience with each other. We also hope to support them to find, choose, re-use, develop and implement interoperability solutions.

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  • Case Denmark improves the user experience of its Digital Post ...
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    Denmark improves the user experience of its Digital Post solution

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    On its way to further evolve the electronic exchange between public authorities and citizens; Denmark’s work to prepare and procure a Digital Post solution has started. The so called Next generation Digital Post (NgDP) will emerge from this process.   Under the responsibility of the Danish Agency for Digitisation, Digital Post is the national electronic mailbox for messages and commun;
  • Case Zug accepts Bitcoin payments to attract more fintech ...
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    Zug accepts Bitcoin payments to attract more fintech companies

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    Over the last half year, the Swiss Municipality of Zug has been accepting Bitcoin as payment for municipal services. The pilot started in July, and runs till the end of this year. According to Niklas Nikolajsen, CEO and cofounder of the Bitcoin Suisse trading house in Baar, this is the first case of a government agency accepting the cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency Bitcoin is a digital currency;
  • News Malta adds 80 public Wifi hotspots
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    Malta adds 80 public Wifi hotspots

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    Malta’s Information Technology Agency (MITA) has opened 80 public wireless Internet access points at government buildings. On 5 December, the Wifi hotspots were officially unveiled in a ceremony at the Education Department. The Wifi hotspots are one of the components of Malta’s National Digital Strategy - Digital Malta. Users that want to access the Internet at these government buildings simply connect to the Wifi hotpots, MITA announced last week, and accept the public access servi;
  • Case Flemish DYNAcity project researches use and value of ...
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    Flemish DYNAcity project researches use and value of mobility data

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    DYNAcity is a research project initiated by the Flanders Institute for Mobility (VIM). It investigates what information and mobility options a city should offer in order for travelers to be willing and able to travel more efficiently. The data collected to build smart mobility solutions can also be used in working towards strategic goals. The Flemish city of Ghent provided the civic playground fo;
  • Document Open Source Observatory Annual Report 2016
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    Open Source Observatory Annual Report 2016

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    The Open Source Observatory Annual Report 2016 (PDF) depicts the main trends in open source deployments by Europe’s public administrations in 2015 and early 2016. OSOR has sorted, systematised and summarised the most salient points, to help raise awareness on the benefits of sharing and reusing ICT solutions.   The report uses the many case studies and news items written and aggregated by the Open Source Observatory (OSOR), one of the communities on the Joinup eGovernment profe;