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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 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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  • News More structured and better described interoperability ...
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    More structured and better described interoperability solutions on Joinup

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    New interoperability solutions description template in use on Joinup A new template has been launched for the descriptions of interoperability solutions on Joinup. This is the latest step in the effort of the ISA Programme to improve the descriptions and the quality of the thousands of interoperability solutions catalogued on Joinup. Users proposing new solutions are now invited to use the fol;
  • News EC to create level playing field for open source
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    EC to create level playing field for open source

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      The European Commission will create a level playing field for open source software when procuring new software solutions, it announced on 27 March. Evaluation of open source and proprietary software will take into account their total cost of ownership and exit costs. “For all future IT developments, the Commission shall promote the use of products that support recognised, well-doc;
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    MoodleMoot Moldova 2015

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    The MoodleMoot Moldova 2015 conference will show showcase best practices, both for the technical and educational aspects of this open source eLearning software solution.   The main objective of this annual conference is to allow users of the e-learning platform to exchange experiences. "In the Knowledge Society, the role of education is growing in importance", the organisers write on the conference website. "With this event we promote information society technologies, resea;
  • News UK 2nd EU member to appoint Chief Data Officer
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    UK 2nd EU member to appoint Chief Data Officer

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    On 24 March, the United Kingdom appointed Mike Bracken as its first Government Chief Data Officer. Bracken “will be responsible for developing a new Government Data Standard, championing open data, and encouraging the use of data in the decision-making process”, the Government Digital Service (GDS) said in a statement. The UK is the second EU Member State to take this step - France app;
  • News EP IT department: ‘We should give openness example’
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    EP IT department: ‘We should give openness example’

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    The European Parliament should give the example for the openness of its software solutions, says Giancarlo Vilella, Director General for DG ITEC, the EP’s IT department, speaking at the Document Freedom Day workshop organised on 25 March by the EP’s Greens and the European Free Alliance. “ICT is a strong tool for democracy”, the Director General says. “We aim to be th;