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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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  • News Cross-border hospital to soothe privacy worries
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    Cross-border hospital to soothe privacy worries

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    New system adheres to Spanish and French rules on data protection Europe’s only cross-border hospital is working to alleviate worries over privacy of health care records by implementing an information system that adheres to Spanish as well as French data protection rules. Data protection rules no longer need to complicate cross-border initiatives, says José María Cruz, poli;
  • News Online-only for building permits in Albania
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    Online-only for building permits in Albania

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    As of the beginning of this months, applications for building permits in Albania have to be filed online through the country’s eGovernment portal, eAlbania. Municipal administrations may no longer accept paper-based applications. The new system, called, ePermits, was officially inaugurated on 1 September in a joint ceremony by the Ministry for Urban Development and the Ministry for Innovation and Public Administration. The switch to an online system should significantly speed up the proc;
  • News World Port Hackathon 2016 concludes successfully
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    World Port Hackathon 2016 concludes successfully

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    Last month, the fourth edition of the World Port Hackathon took place in Rotterdam. Several teams worked on problems identified by representatives of the port community in workshops leading up to the hackathon. This year's event was organised in co-creation with the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore. This year, about one hundred hackers took on the challenges set by the port of R;
  • News Germany surveys cyber-attacks
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    Germany surveys cyber-attacks

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    Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has launched a survey to obtain information about actual cyber-attacks on business and government, to assess potential risks, and to determine protective measures. The study should result in new ICT security recommendations. The survey is open until 7 October, and allows anonymous participation. Results will be published in the same month. This is the third year the survey is being held. In 2015, nearly 60% of all organisation that;
  • News Tube Heartbeat open data project reveals pulse of London ...
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    Tube Heartbeat open data project reveals pulse of London Underground

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    Oliver O'Brien, a Senior Research Associate at University College London (UCL), has created a wonderful visualisation of the volume of passengers traveling the London Underground on a typical workday. His Tube Heartbeat project builds on the outcomes of the TfL Rolling Origin and Destination Survey (RODS), which was made publicly available under the UK Open Government Licence (OGLv2). It shows;