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05 May 2017
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Themes: eGovernment, Politics, Procurement, Economics, Business and Competition, Production, Technology and Research, Social Questions
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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Last month, the fourth edition of the World Port Hackathon took place in Rotterdam. Several teams worked on problems identified by representatives of the port community in workshops leading up to the ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 19 September 2016

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Slovenia’s Prime Minister Miro Cerar aims to strengthen ties with large ICT corporations in order to help government digitalisation, create jobs and protect the environment. With this goal in mi ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 19 September 2016

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Although communities are mainly about people and relationships, online communities are also about tools. In fact, choosing the wrong tools or features can prevent the community from growing ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 15 September 2016

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The DYNAcity project has started to provide one hundred participants in a pilot with real-time mobility information for the city of Ghent. Before departing, travelers can check the service for the ava ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 12 September 2016

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The Italian military has switched its first 8000 PC workstations to LibreOffice, an open source office productivity suite, reports Sonia Montegiove, a software analyst working for the Italian province ...

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

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German members of the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) are once again contacting political candidates in next month’s state elections. The major, traditional parties fear the unknown, whil ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 01 September 2016

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Paris (France), Madrid (Spain) Scotland and Tbilisi (Georgia) are among the fifteen regions and cities selected to be pioneers in the OGP’s Subnational Government Pilot Programme. This programm ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 01 September 2016

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You are kindly invited to participate and contribute in the public review of the three new specifications that the ISA² Programme has developed in close collaboration with relevant EU and Memb ...

News | Created by Semic .eu | Published: 30 August 2016

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Sweden is funding research by the Swedish Association for Medical Informatics (SFMI) to compare eHealth initiatives in the Nordic countries, the government announced last week. The comparison with ne ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 30 August 2016

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On 26 July, Belgium’s Walloon Region unveiled the update of its WalOnMap geoportal, which provides access to all of the region’s public geodata. The site is to handle a catalogue of geodat ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 29 August 2016

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Government fine-tunes Digital Agenda for 2016-2017 The Dutch government wants to make the use of open standards mandatory for public administrations, to provide business and citizens with easier a ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 19 August 2016

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Île-de-France - the Paris Region - will publish as open source Babylone, its software solution to aggregate and manage information on elected officials. The region’s administration hopes o ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 18 August 2016

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Over the last five years, more than 1200 datasets have been published on the open data portal of Greater Helsinki, comprising the Finnish cities of Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo and Kauniainen. According to ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 16 August 2016

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The Open Data Inception project presents a comprehensive list of more than 2600 open data portals all over the world. The information is geotagged so it can be searched by topic as well as country. T ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 12 August 2016

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Now piloting use of Ubuntu Linux The police force in Lithuania has switched to using LibreOffice. This free and open source suite of office productivity tools is implemented on over 8000 workstati ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 11 August 2016

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The Argentinian national domain registrar will use the Czech registration system FRED (Free Registry for ENUM and Domains) for the administration of its internet domains with the .AR extension. NIC Ar ...

News | Created by Jiri Prusa | Published: 04 August 2016

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Future funding of Epoptes by Greece is uncertain It’s a textbook example of public administration software reuse. The city of Valencia (Spain) is one of the many users of Epoptes, software f ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 03 August 2016

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The French government is trying out various open source-based alternatives for building its own cloud computing infrastructure, writes SGMAP. “Free software enables the modernisation of IT syste ...

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

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In 2014, 59% of Spain’s regional governments used Software as a Service, according to the 2015 eGovernment report published on 30 June by PAe, Spain’s eGovernment portal. The next most-use ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 29 July 2016

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Open Knowledge International, a not-for-profit organisation that promotes openness and transparency, has decided to update the survey for its Global Open Data Index. This index measures Open Data publ ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 28 July 2016

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