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01 March 2017
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The country-wide protests against the current government are interrupting GovIThub, Romania’s volunteer-run digital government transformation project. The GovIThub fellows halted their work on 1 February, making...
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Schools and vocational colleges in Cologne, Aachen, Essen and other towns are using open source-based cloud eLearning and collaboration software. The cloud service, Ucloud4schools, is based on the Nex ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 08 March 2017

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Free and open source software advocates in Albania are going to ask candidates in the June parliamentary elections about their plans for free software. The campaign will be kicked off by Open Labs lat ...

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The ongoing software development for the next version of Joinup, the European Commission’s digital government collaboration platform, is one of the key presentations at DrupalCamp Transylvania, ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 07 March 2017

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Winners to be announced at the Sharing & Reuse Conference Lisbon (Portugal) 29 March The European Commission has published a list of 17 digital government projects that are shortlisted for its ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 06 March 2017

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Public administrations that want to maintain open source software solutions should give their IT staff time to work on these and other open source projects, recommends Anna Shipman, the Open Source Le ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 06 March 2017

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The city of Malaga (Spain) has announced that it is making available several extensions that it developed for the town’s open data portal, which is based on CKAN. The extensions include one to c ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 06 March 2017

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Greenland’s next generation public records system is being built as open source. Last autumn, a contract was awarded to Denmark’s Magenta, an open source IT specialist, the company announc ...

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Across Europe, IT press, free software advocates and public administrations are following the council debate in the German city of Munich. On 15 February, the city council discussed a proposed retu ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 03 March 2017

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Italy’s Ministry of Defence is sharing the eLearning course that it developed together with LibreItalia, the Italian promoters of LibreOffice. The course is made available via the LibreItalia we ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 03 March 2017

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The United Kingdom’s Government Digital Service (GDS) will host the first Government Data Science Conference, in London, on 24 April. “The conference is an opportunity to connect communiti ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 01 March 2017

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Spain’s Ministry of Health is calling on the country’s autonomous regions to support national ePrescription and other eHealthcare solutions, Health Minister Dolors Montserrat told the Parl ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 01 March 2017

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The country-wide protests against the current government are interrupting GovIThub, Romania’s volunteer-run digital government transformation project. The GovIThub fellows halted their work on 1 ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 01 March 2017

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The government of Austria intends to implement its ELGA electronic health record system country-wide this spring. Late last year, the roll out of ELGA was paused following a conflict over an ePrescrip ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 01 March 2017

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The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) has published an updated version of its Smartphone Secure Development Guidelines. This document details the risks faced by develo ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 28 February 2017

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Slovakia handed out its 2 millionth eID card earlier this month. Nearly 40% of the country’s 5.4 million citizens now have an eID card, which can be used to access a wide range of eGovernment se ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 28 February 2017

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Sweden is considering improvements to its telecom infrastructure in order to increase Internet access speeds across the country, the Ministry for Digitisation announced last week. The ministry is aski ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 28 February 2017

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The Ministry for Infrastructure and the Ministry of Public Administration in Slovenia have begun a one-year pilot to test car sharing. Earlier this month, the ministries signed a contract that lets 50 ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 28 February 2017

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Germany has a lot of catching up to do when it comes to eGovernment, a study by the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI) shows. The number and quality of eGovernment services is low ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 28 February 2017

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SCHMITZ P-E (Joinup February 2017)   Over years, Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) has become increasingly attractive for the public sector. Since the beginning of 2000, the successive European ...

News | Created by Patrice-Emmanuel Schmitz | Published: 28 February 2017

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The European Commission is happy to launch a public consultation to improve the draft contents of the Catalogue. At this stage, the consultation aims at collecting feedback on the contents, and at rec ...

News | Created by Pietro Costanzo | Published: 28 February 2017

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