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01 March 2017
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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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Representatives of over 60 public administrations and enterprises from Belgium’s Walloon region are studying smart city initiatives in four French cities, hoping to learn from their best-practic ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 27 October 2015

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Politwoops, the site that saved and republished tweets first published and later deleted by politicians, may get back its access to the Twitter API. After disabling Politwoops' developer accounts ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 26 October 2015

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The 600-bed Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton (UK) has switched to using OpenMaxims, a patient record solution made available under the AGPL, an open source licence. This marks the first deployment of ...

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

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Free software’s use in public sector in top three of votes for ‘Digital Republic’ France’s citizens are in favour of their public administrations’ use of free and ope ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 October 2015

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Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson has invited his colleagues from the Nordic countries, the Baltic states and the United Kingdom to discuss government modernisation. The ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 October 2015

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City of Sofia piloted 50 administrative cloud-based services Bulgaria is opening up its government cloud service platform to all of the country’s municipalities. The platform, which was buil ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 October 2015

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The Dutch central government is to publish its procurement information on the national open data portal data.overheid.nl next month. Later this year, election results per polling station will be added ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 19 October 2015

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France’s policies on open source and open data are helping to create a market for French ICT service providers, says Didier Tranchier, Professor of Innovation Management at Institut Mines-Teleco ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 16 October 2015

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The Lithuanian government should improve the debate and dialogue with both governmental and non-governmental actors. It should increase citizen engagement in law making, policy making and service deli ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 16 October 2015

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Alberto Albella, president of the OKFN (Open Knowledge Foundation) Spanish Chapter, has outlined some best practices to understand what an active Open Government is about. In an article published on ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 14 October 2015

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Five experts plan to challenge some of our traditional assumptions about the role of the public sector at the 'Public Sector Modernisation: Open(ing) Governments, Open(ing) minds' session on W ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 12 October 2015

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Document interoperability still the main issue The ULSS5 health care organisation, one of 22 in the Italian Veneto Region, has nearly completed the transition to the open source office suite Libre ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 12 October 2015

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“Great attention is being paid to staff training and internal communications” The Italian city of Bari is about to complete its transition to LibreOffice and the open document format O ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 12 October 2015

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Seven start-ups from UK, Italy, France, Estonia and Austria were selected to be part of the first round of companies benefiting from the Open Data Incubator for Europe (ODINE). This two-year programme ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 09 October 2015

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Last week, a coalition of Dutch and international civil society organisations published the manifesto 'Onze Overheid, Onze Informatie!' (Our Government, Our Information!). In the document, the ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 06 October 2015

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Working together on content infrastructure inspires schools, museum and cultural organisations Open source has united Denmark’s public libraries, working together on an ‘open system of ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 05 October 2015

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The European Commission aims to primarily use open source tools for developing software that is distributed publicly, shows an overview on open source adoption that was presented last week by the EC&r ...

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

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Norway is the European country with the highest ranking in the 5th Open Budget Survey, a worldwide survey which examines the current state of budget transparency. Sweden is in second place in Europe a ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 01 October 2015

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The mobile eID solution offered by Portugal’s Agency for Administrative Modernisation has received the 2015 ACEPI award for the best digital public administration solution. The award has been ha ...

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

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The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Standards for the Digital Single Market. The EC is asking for priorities for standards in important technology areas critical to achieving ...

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

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