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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 Saturday, Malta’s Information Technology Agency (MITA) reached out to the country’s youth and non-governmental organisations. The agency organised a public workshop, demonstrating eGo ...

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

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The 2012 European Directive on Standardisation needs to be revised, three researchers on ICT standards say. The directive is hindering European companies that wish to implement software standards. Neg ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 24 May 2016

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Open source office alternatives on government PCs The government of Hungary intends to increase public administrations’ use of open source software and open standards. A decree published on ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 May 2016

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The first nine courses have been made available online on 21 April by EduOpen, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform developed by a consortium of 14 universities across Italy and the country&rs ...

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

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Forty government organisations have committed to implementing open contracting in an attempt to fight corruption. They did so at the Anti-Corruption Summit 2016, which took place in London last week. ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 17 May 2016

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The Italian Ministry of Defence expects to save 26-29 million Euro over the coming years by using LibreOffice. The LibreDifesa project aims to eventually migrate all of the organisation's well ove ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 09 May 2016

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Encouraging public consultations and citizen participation in the legislative process are among an updated list of digital priorities set by the Polish government. “We need to support the strat ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 06 May 2016

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20 actions to boost online public services The European Commission (EC) has set out 20 actions, from boosting eProcurement and creating an electronic VAT registration system to the development of ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 28 April 2016

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Horizon 2020 projects data to become open by default The European Commission wants to build a EUR 6.7 billion cloud infrastructure to help Europe's millions of scientists and technology innova ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 26 April 2016

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TransparencyCamp Europe is to take place for the first time as part of a series of events to promote transparency and Open Government in the EU.  The event, scheduled on June 1st 2016 in Amsterd ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 22 April 2016

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Cross-border eGovernment services score low on national policy agendas, according to a study on cross-border cooperation between the Nordic countries. Well-organised, national eID infrastructures are ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 April 2016

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In April, France organised a hackaton called #CodeImpot to promote the use of a fiscal calculator, the code for which was recently released under an open source licence. Students, scientists, develop ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 18 April 2016

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Region switches to proprietary cloud-based office service The government of Italy's South Tyrol province will end its LibreOffice migration project, and instead intends to switch to a propriet ...

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

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NextEuropaMap Module is tailored to European Union maps The European Commission is working on an open source module for the Drupal content management system that will make it easy for website ed ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 13 April 2016

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Spain’s Ministry of Finance and Public Administrations has published Archive as open source. This web-based solution creates archives of electronic files that are stored in compliance with the c ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 13 April 2016

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As of this week, through this public consultation, administrations, businesses and private organisations, research centres, academic institutions, standardisation organisations and others can all have ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 07 April 2016

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The combination of open source software and open standards allows public administrations to standardise enterprise IT systems, according to the employment agency of the government of the autonomous re ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 04 April 2016

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France has officially opened the source code of the fiscal calculator used by the French fiscal administration to calculate the income taxes of individuals in France. Taxes for businesses are not incl ...

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

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The conversion to modern, eGovernment services is a change management process that requires institutional support, says Lars Frelle-Petersen, the Director-General of Denmark’s Agency for Digitis ...

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

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In March, Poland’s Ministry of Digitisation announced nine presentations of EU-funded programmes to advance the country’s digital potential. Projects range from building new eGovernment se ...

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

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