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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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European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes, responsible for the Digital Agenda, wants public authorities to include IT standards in their procuring of software and IT solutions. She says this wil ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 29 February 2012

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Today, a Working Group initiated by the ISA Programme has released three e-Government Core Vocabularies on Joinup for comments by the general public. These Core Vocabularies aim to reduce the problem ...

News | Created by Stijn Goedertier | Published: 17 February 2012

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On 26 January, the Joinup team launched an online survey to obtain your feedback on how to improve Joinup. Click here to complete the survey and share your feedback. It should not take more than ...

News | Created by Semic .eu | Published: 26 January 2012

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Cutting the IT budgets of public administrations will push them to use more open source software, expects Daniel Melin, a procurement specialist at 'Statens Inköpscentral', a Swedish proc ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 December 2011

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All laptops used by European officials should have either LibreOffice or OpenOffice installed, two open source suites of office applications. This suggests the mayor of the German city of Munich, Chri ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 December 2011

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On December 9, the Government Digital Service has opened for business.  The Government Digital Service (GDS) has been set up to deliver world class digital products that meet people’s ...

News | Created by Semic .eu | Published: 14 December 2011

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On 12 December, the European Commission will adopt an Open Data Strategy: a set of measures targeting an increase in government transparency. It will consist of: Regulatory measures, including ...

News | Created by Semic .eu | Published: 08 December 2011

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The Polish Presidency of the European Union and the European Commission are organising the sixth Ministerial eGovernment Conference, "Borderless eGovernment Services for Europeans", on 17 ? 18 Novembe ...

News | Created by Former User | Published: 31 October 2011

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