Navigation path

Open source observatory

(
 
)
4.81/5 | 146 votes
Editor's choice

Latest Communications

1 to 20 of 514 results

The Academic Computer Club at the Umeå University in Sweden is a major supporter of open source projects. ACC UMU hosts one of the popular free software mirrors, and is one of the official spons ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 26 August 2015

5

Two councillors from the city of Munich want to return to a proprietary PC operating system and office productivity suite on their laptops, replacing the city’s defaults, Ubuntu Linux and LibreO ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 25 August 2015

5

Poland’s Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture (ARMA) wants to modernise its animal identification and tracking system. The new solution is required to use Zabbix, an open so ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 25 August 2015

5

The government of Quebec (Canada) has published a geographic information solution targeting the province’s emergency services. The tool, titled IGO (Infrastructure open geomatics) visualises car ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 August 2015

5

The government of Quebec in Canada launched a new FOSS4G (Free Open Source Software for GIS) called IGO for (for Open GIS Infrastructure) : http://igouverte.org/english/   IGO is a free Web Ge ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 17 August 2015

5

India’s open source policy will help the country to “promote a culture of innovation that they need in order to serve their citizens today and in the years to come”, says Mark Bohann ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 14 August 2015

5

Economy Ministry contracts Greek open source advocacy group The Greek government wants the country’s public administrations to transition to free and open source software, open standards and open d ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 14 August 2015

5

The German parliament is looking for help with its automatic installation and management of Linux servers. On 10 June, the Bundestag published a request for “Operational support for configuratio ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 13 August 2015

5

The Czech government-owned public TV broadcaster Česká televize has switched to using the open source content management system Drupal for its CT 24 news website, it announced on 6 August. One ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 13 August 2015

5

Germany’s Minister of the Interior is looking for help with its partly Linux-based IT infrastructure. In July, the Bundesministerium des Innern (BMI) published a request for tender, seeking expe ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 12 August 2015

5

The Regionbibliotek Halland (Halland regional library) in the eponymous region in Sweden is developing features for KOHA, the open source library management system, to meet the needs of Sweden’s ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 12 August 2015

5

Adullact, the platform for French civil servants working on free software, in June unveiled i-CLEFS, a solution that builds on France’s e-ID to help municipalities offer eGovernment services. T ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 11 August 2015

5

The University Hospital of the German city of Freiburg is using open source software for its ‘Cruciate Ligament Rupture Study’, aiming to involve users of smartphones and tablet PCs to sha ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 11 August 2015

5

Change management is the key to successfully replacing proprietary software by free and open source alternatives, says Eric Ficheux, IT project manager working for the administration of Nantes. In 201 ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 10 August 2015

5

The changing of the licence of openERP, an open source solution for enterprise resource planning, from GPL to AGPL in late 2009, thwarted development of Hospital, a hospital information system (HIS) w ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 07 August 2015

5

EUR 38 million PC and software tender will not be cancelled The autonomous region of Extremadura (Spain) is committed to the use of open source in schools, the new Socialist Workers' Party (PS ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 04 August 2015

5

‘Designed to handle tens of thousands of workstations’ The government of Spain’s Andalusia has revamped its free and open source desktop, aimed to become the region’s stand ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 31 July 2015

5
Editor´s choice

Requirements added to preliminary criteria for eGovernment projects The civil society organisation Obshtestvo.bg Foundation has been pressing as well as helping the Bulgarian government to incorpo ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 31 July 2015

5

The Bulgarian government has added open source as a requirement to its 'Preliminary criteria for the eligibility of eGovernment projects'. The document states that: all rights with re ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 30 July 2015

5

Two IT trade associations in the Slovak Republic are objecting the renewal of a proprietary software licence contract negotiated by the country’s Ministry of Finance for all government organisat ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 30 July 2015

5