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13 April 2017
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Sharing and reuse of IT solutions should become the default for the EU’s public administrations, said Mário Campolargo, Deputy Director General for the Directorate General of Informatics (DIGIT) of the...
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Sharing and reuse of IT solutions should become the default for the EU’s public administrations, said Mário Campolargo, Deputy Director General for the Directorate General of Informatics ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 13 April 2017

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A new edition of eGovernment factsheets has been published by the European Commission's National Interoperability Framework Observatory (NIFO) community. These factsheets summarise policies and ac ...

News | Created by Nifo Editor | Published: 03 April 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 ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 01 March 2017

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The National Interoperability Framework Observatory (NIFO) community has published an updated series of European countries interoperability factsheets and analytical models on the Joinup platform.&nbs ...

News | Created by Nifo Editor | Published: 21 February 2017

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Malta’s Information Technology Agency (MITA) has opened 80 public wireless Internet access points at government buildings. On 5 December, the Wifi hotspots were officially unveiled in a ceremony ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 12 December 2016

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Considers migrating existing software applications The city of Rome, the fourth-largest city in the European Union, will increase its use of free and open source software, it decided in October. A ...

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

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The Polish Ministry of Digital Affairs is looking for a new director for its Department of Development of Digital Services and Open Data. The director is expected to be a creative and proactive person ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 06 December 2016

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In mid-November, a public consultation was opened to allow civil society in Ireland to review and comment on the draft of the country’s second OGP National Action Plan.  The 15-day consulta ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 02 December 2016

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Study ranks technology among top government efficiency measures The use of technology is one of the main factors in increasing government efficiency, concludes Norway’s Agency for Public Man ...

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

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Over the years, the Sharing and Reuse project under the under the ISA Programme of the European Union has produced many instruments aiming at facilitating the sharing and re-use of IT solutions among ...

News | Created by Szabolcs Szekacs | Published: 23 November 2016

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This month, the eu.us.opendata library was published on GitHub. The software provides developers in the statistical programming language R with a universal way to access economic data from the EU and ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 22 November 2016

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The State Duma, the lower house of Russia's Federal Assembly, is working on a law to reduce government dependence on IBM, Microsoft and Oracle. According to Bloomberg, Russian government agencies ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 22 November 2016

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Hungary’s central government wants to reduce its dependency on a handful of IT vendors. To begin with, a decision taken last week aims to reduce the use of a proprietary office productivity suit ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 November 2016

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The Parliament of Navarre, one of Spain’s autonomous regions, wants the region to switch to free and open source software. A resolution urging the government to draft a migration plan was adopte ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 14 November 2016

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These days, the open source project Imixs-Workflow has released the latest major version 4.0.1.   Imixs-Workflow is an Open Source Workflow Engine for Human-Centric BPM. Human-cent ...

News | Created by Ralph Soika | Published: 11 November 2016

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Joinup Collaborative Platform Satisfaction Survey is closed   Dear Joinup Users,   In aims to gain insight on how the Joinup platform had performed in fostering collaboration, ...

News | Created by Barbora Kudzmanaite | Published: 09 November 2016

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With this update, Norway complies with version 1.1 of the DCAT Application profile.   The DCAT Application profile for data portals in Europe (DCAT-AP) is a specification based on W3C’s D ...

News | Created by Semic .eu | Published: 09 November 2016

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The European Commission and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) continue their active open source distribution policy. The last released software (both covered by the EUPL licence) are about forestry and ...

News | Created by Patrice-Emmanuel Schmitz | Published: 08 November 2016

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Region to switch to proprietary cloud office alternative For the second time this year, an Italian public administration is ending its use of open source office productivity software. A source in ...

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

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Slovakia will automate the publication of public sector information as open data as much as possible, and integrate this process in all government information processing systems. This is one of the ma ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 31 October 2016

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