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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 using 8 open source-...
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The Portuguese Agency for Administrative Modernisation (Agência para a Modernização Administrativa, AMA) has unveiled usabilidade.gov.pt, to help improve the experience of public a ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 27 April 2017

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The EU’s Publication Office has just published the source code for a prototype of an eParticipation portal, allowing citizens to help draft EU legislative proposals. The code for the prototype i ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 27 April 2017

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The Interoperability Maturity Model (IMM), a compact and highly user-friendly assessment of your Public Service’s Interoperability Maturity, is open from now till June 17.  Access the tool ...

News | Created by Valayer Clementine | Published: 26 April 2017

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Projects that publish source code without a licence weaken the reusability of their code, warns Stefano Gentile, a copyright and trademark specialist working for the European Commission’s Joint ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 26 April 2017

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Dear Members of the ABR Community,   We would like to invite you for a 2 hour webinar on April 27 2017 at 10:30, on the ISA² action “Access to Base Registries”.   The ob ...

News | Created by Mario Cabellos | Published: 26 April 2017

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In October 2016, the association Droit des Lycéens, which represents French high school students and helps them assert their rights, finally obtained the source code of an algorithm that influe ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 24 April 2017

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A data visualisation application developed in 2015 by the Czech Ministry of Finance, is helping to promote the publication of open data, and is making the case for open source software development acr ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 24 April 2017

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Public administrations that switch to an open source software model and contracting for services, also transform the costs previously spent on acquisition and maintenance into budget for research, dev ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 24 April 2017

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The German federal state of Thuringia will join North RhineWestphalia, Baden-Württemberg, Hamburg and Hesse and start using OSiP, a system for performing security checks for staff access to sensi ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 24 April 2017

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Energie Agentur Steiermark (EA-STMK), the intermediary between Styrian administration, policy, science, economy and customers in the energy sector, has deployed Liferay for its corporate portal. We us ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 24 April 2017

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The UK Government Digital Service (GDS) has released a 'Technical Architects recruitment guide'. The agency hopes to attract more technical architects by describing its recruitment process, th ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 21 April 2017

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The OpenForum Europe (OFE) think tank welcomes the publication of the European Interoperability Framework (EIF). This document continues to emphasise the importance of openness, the organisation write ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 April 2017

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Using open source software and avoiding proprietary products is the only way to structurally prevent vendor lock-in. This principle has once again become clear from two procurement announcements recen ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 19 April 2017

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A new release of tau-argus is available. See https://github.com/sdcTools/tauargus/releases   Version 4.1.5 is provided as Windows binary. There is a version with and without a bundled 32-bit Ja ...

News | Created by Peter-Paul De Wolf | Published: 18 April 2017

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This week, a new version of the ODF Toolkit was released. The most notable change in version 0.6.2-incubating is the password encryption and encryption manifest handling in the underlying ODFDOM libra ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 14 April 2017

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IT infrastructures at government administrations all over Europe are largely based on proprietary, closed software from Microsoft. With digital systems constantly growing in size as well as importance ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 14 April 2017

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The purpose of the project is to provide support to the Interinstitutional Formats Committee (IFC) Common Vocabulary Subgroup, which is mandated to set up a collection of semantic and structural conce ...

News | Created by Semic .eu | Published: 13 April 2017

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Sharing and reuse of IT solutions should become the default for the EU’s public administrations, said Mário Campolargo, Deputy Director General for the Directorate General of Informatics ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 13 April 2017

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Last month, the Portuguese Ministry of Health started a pilot to make it easier for citizens to get 'proof of fitness', a requirement to obtain or renew a driving licence. For this purpose, th ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 12 April 2017

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Sharing and reuse of IT solutions is one of the key instruments to achieve the Digital Single Market, and for interoperable eGovernment services, said Gertrud Ingestad, Director-General of the Europea ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 10 April 2017

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