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This year, the Paris Open Source Summit 2017, one of the main conferenence bringing together policy makers, government representatives, industry, developers and many others, will take place on 6 and 7 ...

Event | Created by Joinup Editor | Event date: 06 December 2017

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MINDTREK is an international technology conference that is uniquely packaged to serve a large variety of people from different walks of life. The conference is a culmination of advanced future technol ...

Event | Created by Joinup Editor | Event date: 20 September 2017

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Free Software and Open Source - these are the topics of FrOSCon (Free and Open Source Software Conference). Every year in August the computer science department of the University of Applied Sciences B ...

Event | Created by Joinup Editor | Event date: 19 August 2017

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OPEN SOURCE CRM CONFERENCE is an event organized by YetiForce, a team of people passionate about open source solutions and alternatives for proprietary software. This conference is for owners of small ...

Event | Created by Joinup Editor | Event date: 01 June 2017

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Renewed policy emphasises sharing and reuse of IT solutions The government of the autonomous region of Galicia (Spain) will continue to encourage the use of free and open source software solutions ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 23 May 2017

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Swedish public administrations have to get rid of IT vendor lock-in, members of parliament and key government representatives agreed at a meeting last week. Public administrations must gain the expert ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 22 May 2017

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OSCAL (Open Source Conference Albania) is the major international tech conference in Albania organized by Open Labs Hackerspace, the open source and free software community in Albania. The conference ...

Event | Created by Joinup Editor | Event date: 13 May 2017

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Data centre services scales services, not costs   The Dutch government’s data centre in Groningen (ODC-Noord) is becoming the benchmark for all of the government’s cloud services ...

Case | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Created: 12 May 2017 | Updated: 18 May 2017

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A group of British IT health care specialists have tailored the Ubuntu Linux distribution for use by the UK’s national health service (NHS) on its workstations. The alpha version of NHSbuntu was ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 09 May 2017

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The European Investment Bank (EIB), the non-profit lending institution of the European Union, will provide EUR 25 million in funding to the eponymous Finnish company behind the MariaDB open-source dat ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 09 May 2017

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The majority (75%) of municipalities in the Walloon region of Belgium are now using open source software and services. In the region 261 cities, towns, villages and other public administrations are us ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 05 May 2017

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On 24 March, the government of Italy started ‘Developers Italia’ a digital government transformation team and software development community focusing on open source software development. S ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 05 May 2017

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Nearly half of all municipalities (960 out of 2000) in France’s former Bourgogne (Burgundy) region (now Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) are relying on open source-based services for several admi ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 05 May 2017

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Oskari, the online geographic map-building tool that was originally developed by the National Land Survey of Finland, is joining the OSGeo foundation, hoping to become one of the world’s standar ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 05 May 2017

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After sucessfully introducing the ProZorro portal for public procurement in Ukraine, the people behind it now hope to introduce the platform in at least one EU country. We are currently investigating ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 04 May 2017

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The city of Madrid (Spain) should do a feasibility study to see if it can switch to free and open source software, one of its citizens has proposed on Consul, the city’s eParticipation portal. ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 02 May 2017

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Paris’ public housing agency Régie Immobilière de la Ville de Paris (RIVP) is reusing Consul, the eParticipation portal built by the city of Madrid, available as open source softwa ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 02 May 2017

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OS2, an open source community open to all Danish public agencies, is in the middle of a professionalisation process. Over the last year, our focus has been on governance, says Business Manager Rasmus ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 02 May 2017

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The French city of Nantes (Nantes Métropole) has released an open source tool used to schedule its migration to LibreOffice. The shift from proprietary software to the free and open source Libr ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 29 April 2017

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Scientific publishing house Elsevier has just launched the first issue of HardwareX, an open access journal on the free and open-source design, building and customising of scientific infrastructure (h ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 28 April 2017

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