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05 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 using 8 open source-...
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The city of Dortmund, Germany’s 8th largest city, is rapidly increasing its use of Linux. From 2015 to 2016, the number of Linux servers rose by 21%, from 200 to 242. The rise of Linux server ...

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

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The Dutch government should create its own version of the US federal source code repository Code.gov, a government-commissioned study recommends. Here, Dutch public administrations could share the sou ...

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Country needs a national digital infrastructure Sweden lacks a national eGovernment infrastructure, a government-commissioned study concludes. The country has so far placed the creation of eGovern ...

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The State Secretary at Austria’s Federal Chancellery, Muna Duzdar, is encouraging the making available of government data as open data. “The administration must set an example and support ...

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Starting next month, public officials in Poland will be required to declare their assets online, using a newly unveiled eGovernment platform. The system is intended to fight corruption and reduce the ...

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

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The government of Hungary should redouble its efforts to make public sector information available as open data, and actively help to create market opportunities, a government white paper recommends. T ...

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Scotland’s public administrations should focus on common, shared technology platforms, according to the new digital strategy, published on 22 March. The government says it wants to develop &ldqu ...

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EntryScape Catalog is an open source platform proposed by MetaSolutions for the management of data. Its latest release is proposing substantial updates, including the following characteristics: ...

News | Created by Semic .eu | Published: 22 March 2017

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The new paper of ECDL Foundation 'Creating the Future: Computing in Education' paper revisits terms and concepts related to computing and argues that computing is part of digital competence. I ...

News | Created by Austeja Trinkunaite | Published: 21 March 2017

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The new paper of ECDL Foundation 'Creating the Future: Computing in Education' paper revisits terms and concepts related to computing and argues that computing is part of digital competence. I ...

News | Created by Austeja Trinkunaite | Published: 21 March 2017

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Europe’s public administrations should support the use of open source in all sectors of the economy and in public administration, a study for the European Commission’s Directorate-General ...

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

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The German City of Giessen is using open source software for IT Service Management (ITSM) functions in its municipal energy supply. The most visible part of the setup is openITCOCKPIT, a web-based fro ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 20 March 2017

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Following the adoption of Directive 2012/17/EU, the BRIS project aims at interconnecting business registers throughout Europe. It will enable citizens, businesses and national authorities to search, v ...

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Rodolphe Wouters will be presenting the European Catalogue of ICT Standards at the Sharing & Reuse Conference 2017 in Lisbon on the 29th March 2017. This conference is organised under the ISA2 Pro ...

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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission has launched two pilot projects with private sector partners from Spain and The Netherlands to demonstrate the benefits of using Linked and O ...

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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 ...

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