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01 March 2017
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 490 views | rating: 1
Themes: eGovernment
The country-wide protests against the current government are interrupting GovIThub, Romania’s volunteer-run digital government transformation project. The GovIThub fellows halted their work on 1 February, making...
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The 2016 budget of the city of Kiev (Ukraine) has been created virtually following an open consultation with citizens. This initiative has been presented as a successful pilot project and as a survey ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 15 January 2016

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Government ignored 3rd most-popular citizens’ proposal The French government should make the use of free software a priority in its Law for the Digital Republic (La République num&eac ...

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

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Amtega, Galicia's agency for technological modernisation, has published the Abalar educational system as open source. The software was developed for the Abalar project that aims to integrate ICT i ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 07 January 2016

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Improving usability the main motive for NGOs to create alternative to EC software The ECI Campaign has unveiled ‘OpenECI’, a web-based solution for the collecting of signatures to supp ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 07 January 2016

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Joinup publishes a great many case studies, showcasing eGovernment projects around the European Union. These reports often focus on lessons learned, emphasising the results and the main benefits and i ...

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

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Northern Ireland has officially launched its open data portal, OpenDataNI, the goal of which is to provide a global platform where public services and all governmental agencies can publish data. This ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 30 December 2015

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Using telecom law offers fundamental advantages over competition law to remedy monopolised ICT market sectors and in eGovernment initiatives, says Felix Greve, a German lawyer specialised in IT-law. I ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 30 December 2015

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New version focusses on cross-border document exchange The government of Estonia has unveiled the 6th version of the central server for X-Road, its secure document exchange solution. The new versi ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 29 December 2015

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Earlier this year, Ukraine launched a new procurement system. This pilot project was initiated through a public-private partnership of government, NGOs, civil society and businesses. After a new law i ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 23 December 2015

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The 2016 edition of SILL (Socle Interministériel de logiciel libre - a reference list of free and open source software applications) has been published by France's inter-ministerial working ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 23 December 2015

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Based on Drupal 8, the new version will focus streamlining the platform The European Commission has started working on the next version of Joinup, the collaboration platform for eGovernment profes ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 December 2015

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The percentage of open datasets in the world fell from 12% in 2014 to9 % in 2015, according to the last Global Open Data Index 2015, created by the Open Knowledge Foundation. While the index shows so ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 16 December 2015

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The National Interoperability Framework Observatory (NIFO) community is making available on the Joinup platform an updated series of European countries factsheets and analytical models. The updates ...

News | Created by Nifo Editor | Published: 16 December 2015

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Experience shows that EU-wide projects which implement eDelivery have different goals and, as a result, different business needs.   Therefore, CEF makes available an assessment tool to help you ...

News | Created by Thomas Fillis | Published: 11 December 2015

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Last week, The Things Network — 010 was launched. This is an open LoRa network for the Internet of Things (IoT) in Rotterdam. It took only six weeks to get commitment from the parties involved f ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 11 December 2015

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Last week, the Dutch Minister of the Interior, Ronald Plasterk sent the government's National Open Data Agenda (NODA) in a letter to the Dutch parliament. The agenda aims to make as many high-valu ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 08 December 2015

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The performance and scalability improvements promised by the upcoming, 8th version of Drupal are getting the attention of the Drupal website builders working for the European Commission. The open sour ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 02 December 2015

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Open standards should be a priority in public administration’s IT projects, says Noel Cuschieri, enterprise architect at Malta’s Information Technology Agency (MITA). Open standards are a ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 01 December 2015

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On 15 December, DG Connect is organising its third workshop on the EU eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 at the EC premises in Brussels. At this meeting, the stakeholder engagement platform based on Fu ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 30 November 2015

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SEMIC under ISA Action 1.1 is moving forward to phase 7. We are discussing in this news item the main objectives of the new specific contract: To identify and develop new core vocabularies and ...

News | Created by Stefanos Kotoglou | Published: 27 November 2015

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