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05 May 2017
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 628 views | rating: 2
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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PostgreSQL Conference Europe, one of the leading worldwide conferences on PostgreSQL, is taking place from 23-26 October at the Corinthia Hotel in Prague, The Czech Republic. Joe Celko, ind ...

News | Created by Simon Riggs | Published: 06 September 2012

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On 30 August 2012 the Quality Institute of Dutch Municipalities (KING) announced the new release of the GEMMA e-form specifications. These specifications describe standardized forms for the electronic ...

News | Created by Michiel De Keyzer | Published: 04 September 2012

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Only one month after the release of version 1.00, OpenCorporates was the first to deliver an implementation of the Core Business Vocabulary.  The Core Business Vocabulary is a simplifie ...

News | Created by Saky Kourtidis | Published: 03 September 2012

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The National Library of France on Thursday awarded a 752,508 euro contract for further development of its online bibliography, based on open source components including the programming language Python ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 31 August 2012

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Webinos, an EU funded project involving several European universities and research labs, that is working on an open source platform for web applications across mobile, PC, TV and in-car devices, launc ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 31 August 2012

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An increasing number of public administrations in Germany are replacing the ubiquitous proprietary email, calendaring and groupware solution with a Dutch-German open source alternative Zarafa, says He ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 31 August 2012

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Belgium's federal and regional governments make available the source code used in its new, Linux-based, voting machines the day after the elections. The aim however is not to enable sharing and re ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 31 August 2012

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The Parliament of Brazil is studying the possibility to reuse e-government software solutions built by Estonia, including the software used for Estonia's electronic-ID. A delegation headed by Paul ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 31 August 2012

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The Debian Package Tracking System is the central tool which publishes details of the status of the various releases of the Debian distribution source packages. In addition to web pages usable by Deb ...

News | Created by Olivier Berger | Published: 30 August 2012

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On 13 August 2012, UN/CEFACT approved the publication of the technical specification v1.0 of the Core Components Business Document Assembly (CCBDA). This document describes how to construct synt ...

News | Created by Debora Di Giacomo | Published: 30 August 2012

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Some ECI organisers were concerned by the need to manage their initiative in a secure environment. For that purpose, we have compiled a OCS Client Live CD. ECI organisers can boot their PC/laptop usin ...

News | Created by Digit B2 | Published: 28 August 2012

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Latvia's public administrations procuring IT solutions need to formulate bids that allow real competition, that do not hinder bidders from suggesting open source solutions and must  include v ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 27 August 2012

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  As reported by professor Fabio Bravo (University of Bologna) on the website www.EUPL.it, the Italian “Code for a Digital Administration” (CAD for Codice dell Amministrazione Digita ...

News | Created by Patrice-Emmanuel Schmitz | Published: 27 August 2012

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On 26 June 2012, the Swedish Government announced in a press release its plan to set up a national Open Data Platform- Öppnadata.se. The platform will be released by the end of 2012. Afterwards, ...

News | Created by Debora Di Giacomo | Published: 24 August 2012

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The office of the president of the United States has made available as open source software its 'We the People' petitions application. The software is built on the Drupal content management sy ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 24 August 2012

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Hi! We would like to implement SAML 2.0 into MOA-ID/SP/SS. Is it possible at all and what functions/schemas should we fix in order to implement it ? Also what was the reason for implementation of SA ...

News | Created by Stefan Hadjistoytchev | Published: 23 August 2012

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  The EUPL community publishes here (anonymously) some questions submitted to the JOINUP Legal support. Question: A commercial economic operator (company) should be able to adapt sources distr ...

News | Created by Patrice-Emmanuel Schmitz | Published: 22 August 2012

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"Using open standards could protect the government from relying too much on a single vendor, and might allow the government to contract home-grown IT firms", according to a report by the Uni ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 22 August 2012

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The Swiss canton of Waadt(Vaud) and the country's Supreme Court are among this year's winners of the CH Open Source Awards. The Swiss Open Systems User Group /ch/open announced the awards last ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 August 2012

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Enthusiasts of open government and open source software in Switzerland, France and Germany are devising ways to access their country's law texts by using common open source tools. Independently fr ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 August 2012

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