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Open Standards Principles: For software interoperability, data and document formats in government IT specifications

- Long term ICT plans
- ICT needs definition
- ICT strategies and architectures

- Senior Manager
- Strategist

UK
- National
- Local
- Individual

Standard "Sharing and Re-using" clauses for contracts: Contractual Clauses for Service Procurement

- Templates and ready texts
- Procurement documents

- Procurement Practitioner
- Business Case Author
- Strategist

EU wide
- Supranational
- National
- Local
- Individual

The Swedish National Police: How to avoid locking yourself in while saving money

- Knowledge on standards and technical specification
- Long term ICT plans

- Strategist
- Procurement Practitioner
- Senior Manager

Sweden
- Local
- Individual

Suggested model texts for the inclusion of standards and technical specifications in procurement tenders

- Knowledge on standards and technical specification
- Templates and ready texts

- Procurement Practitioner
- Strategist
- Senior Manager

EU wide
- National
- Local
- Individual

BITKOM guides on wording procurement documents in a non-proprietary manner

- Templates and ready texts
- Procurement documents

- Procurement Practitioner

Germany
- Local
- Individual

Smartcities’ Guide to ICT architectures

 - ICT strategies and architectures
- Knowledge on standards and technical specification

- Technical Architect
- Business Case Author

EU wide
- Supranational
- National

An action plan for the use of Open Standards and Open Source Software in the public and semi-public sector

- ICT strategies and architectures
- Long term ICT plans
- Knowledge on standards and technical specification

- Technical Architect
- Procurement Practitioner
- Strategist

Netherlands
- National
- Local
- Individual

The 10 step guide to smart procurement and SME access to public contracts

- ICT strategies and architectures
- Training initiatives on ICT procurement
- ICT needs definition

- Senior Manager
- Technical Architect
- Procurement Practitioner

Ireland
- National
- Local
- Individual

Standards and Architectures for eGovernment Applications

- List of recommended standards and technical specifications
- ICT strategies and architectures
- Procurement documents

- Standards Setters
- Senior Manager
- Technical Architect

Germany
- National
- Local
- Individual

Maltese (NIF) National Interoperability Framework

- ICT strategies and architectures
- Knowledge on standards and technical specification
- Long term ICT plans

- Technical Architect
- Strategist

Malta
- National
- Local
- Individual

MITA approach to Open Standards

- ICT strategies and architectures
- Evaluation of products
- Knowledge on standards and technical specification

- Standards Setters
- Procurement Practitioner
- Technical Architect

Malta
- National

Assessment Procedure and Criteria for Lists of Open Standards

- Evaluation of products
- List of recommended standards and technical specifications

- Standards Setters
- Procurement Practitioner
- Business Case Author

Netherlands
- National
- Local

UK Cabinet Office: Standards Hub

- List of recommended standards and technical specifications

- Standards Setters
- Strategist
- Technical Architect

UK
- National

SIRIP: State Information Resource Interoperability Platform

- ICT strategies and architectures
- Knowledge on standards and technical specification

- Business Case Author
- Technical Architect

Lithuania
- National

Estonian Interoperability Framework

- ICT strategies and architectures
- Knowledge on standards and technical specification
- Long term ICT plans

- Technical Architect
- Strategist

Estonia
- National
- Local
- Individual

Open Document Standards for the Government

- Knowledge on standards and technical specification
- Templates and ready texts
- Procurement documents

- Strategist
- Senior Manager
- Procurement Practitioner

Netherlands
- National
- Local
- Individual

A guide to setting up the management of open standards

- Training initiatives on ICT procurement
- Knowledge on standards and technical specification

- Senior Manager
- Standards Setters

Netherlands
- Supranational
- National
- Individual

Use of open specifications and the OIO catalogue

- List of recommended standards and technical specifications
- Knowledge on standards and technical specification
- Templates and ready texts

- Standards Setters
- Procurement Practitioner
- Technical Architect

Denmark
- National
- Local
- Individual

 
OSLO project: tender clauses to promote the use of the OSLO specification
- Knowledge on standards and technical specification
- List of recommended standards and technical specifications
- Procurement documents
- Procurement Practitioner
- Strategist
- Business Case Author
Belgium
- Local
- Individual
European Union Public Licence - Licensing the procured software as open source - Knowledge on standards and technical specification
- Procurement Practitioner
- Strategist
- Business Case Author
EU wide
- National
- Local
- Individual
Australian Government - Contractual Framework and Templates, SourceIT Model Contracts & SourceIT Plus - Templates and ready texts - Procurement Practitioner

Australia

- National
- Local

France publishes free software procurement templates - Templates and ready texts - Procurement Practitioner

France

- National
- Local

Framework agreements for software and cloud services

- Knowledge on standards and technical specification
- Templates and ready texts

- Procurement Practitioner

Sweden

- National
- Local
- Individual

City of Ventspils common procedure for ICT procurement - ICT strategies and architectures - Standards Setters
- Procurement Practitioner

Latvia

- Local
- Individual

The Municipality of Alingsås - Open standards & FLOSS (Free/Libre Open Source Software)

- List of recommended standards and technical specifications

- Standards Setters
- Procurement Practitioner

Norway

- National
- Local
- Individual

Dutch National Catalogue of ICT Standards

- List of recommended standards and technical specifications

- Senior Manager
- Standard Setters
- Procurement Practitioner

Netherlands

- National
- Local
- Individual

Spanish National Catalogue of ICT Standards and National Interoperability Framework - List of recommended standards and technical specifications - Senior Manager
- Standard Setters
- Procurement Practitioner

Spain

- National
- Local
 

Common Assessment Method for Standards and Specification

- Standards Assessment

- Senior Manager
- Standard Setters
- Procurement Practitioner

- Technical Architect

EU wide
- National
- Local
- Individual
Smartcities’ Guide to ICT architectures - Knowledge on standards and technical specification

- Technical Architect

- Business Case Author

EU wide
- National
- Local
- Individual
Open & Agile Smart Cities – harmonisation through open innovation - ICT strategies and architectures

- Senior Manager
- Standard Setters
- Procurement Practitioner

- Technical Architect

Norway

- National
- Local

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