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EU-FOSSA Survey received over 3000 comments The European Commission is preparing a software source code security audit on two software solutions, Apache HTTP server and Keepass, a password manager ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 July 2016

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Adullact unveils Comptoir du Libre - focussing on public administration decision makers Adullact, the French organisation for public administrations using free software, has unveiled a new website ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 08 July 2016

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The Spanish city of Ciudad Real is to switch to using free and open source software. A resolution by the city’s Ganemos party to use open source for all of the city’s 400 PC workstations, ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 08 July 2016

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In September, at the start of the new school year, the iVIS Incident Reporting Application will be launched. It will be used by the Ådalsskolan secondary school in Kramfors, Sweden. The other se ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 07 July 2016

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The government of Italy will stop highlighting the importance of an open, interoperable ICT architecture. The government will no longer require the Agency for the Digitalisation of the Public Sector ( ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 07 July 2016

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Belgian, British and German advocates of open source in healthcare want to join efforts, hoping to raise interest, and to strengthen the network of healthcare software specialists. A conference is ten ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 07 July 2016

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Software Heritage archive starts with 2.6 million source files France's national computer science institute, Inria, has unveiled its Software Heritage archive. The project aims to “colle ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 07 July 2016

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Following last year’s successful pilot, the French city of Grenoble is this year moving eight more schools to a completely free and open source stack. France’s 16th largest city, is using ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 07 July 2016

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Tablexia is an educational app created to support the development of cognitive abilities. It is designed primarily for children with dyslexia in secondary schools. Originally available only in the two ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 06 July 2016

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I respectfully draw the community's attention to two "Op Eds" that explore missed opportunities for the EU in relation to open source everything.   Robert Steele: EU Rejects Idea ...

News | Created by Robert Steele | Published: 19 June 2016

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Open Source Public Sector Procurement Service - "Software Custodian as a Service" Please see idea proposal here to aid adoption to professional re-usable software at: http://ow.ly/xk7M30 ...

News | Created by Martin Callinan | Published: 18 June 2016

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City of Marseille and OpenMarie invigorate development OpenADS building permit management software Marseille, France’s second largest city, and OpenMarie, a community of city administrations ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 17 June 2016

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Similarities between open source projects and public administrations Open source software development projects and public administrations have similar concerns about software support. The two also ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 16 June 2016

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France’s platform for civil servants working on free software, Adullact, has unveiled its revamped software development platform and repository. At its 6th annual congress, the association will ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 June 2016

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Tertiary education institutes (hochschule and university college) and ICT training specialists from across Europe are creating a course to train students to help small and medium-sized enterprises sel ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 June 2016

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Repositories for software and services developed by and for public administrations have multiple advantages, emphasises Elena Muñoz Salinero, head of Spain’s technology transfer centre (C ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 14 June 2016

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 The government of the Spanish autonomous region of Andalusia will continue to fund the development of GECOS and Guadalinux, two of the region’s key free software projects. On 28 April, the ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 13 June 2016

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Study shows that government promotion helps to overcome barriers The majority of companies in Galicia, one of Spain’s autonomous regions, uses free and open source software solutions, report ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 02 June 2016

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Open source document management built for ministries of Interior and Justice The village of Koigi (Estonia) will start to use Delta, the document management system made available as open source so ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 02 June 2016

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French town of Fontaine to complete transition in 2018 The values ​​of free and open source software closely match those of municipal public service, says Nicolas Vivant the CIO of the French town ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 02 June 2016

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