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<a href="/people/7756">Daniel Melin</a>
Created by Daniel Melin | 14 September 2009 | Kudos 140
Domains: Law, Communications, Finance | Languages:
<a href="/people/11119">Gijs Hillenius</a>
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 27 January 2012 | Kudos 8,778
Domains: Communications | Languages:
"The appropriate use of standards will help alleviate lock-in", says a draft guideline prepared for the European Commission, on the link between ICT standardisation and public procurement. The draft text was...
<a href="/people/11119">Gijs Hillenius</a>
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 15 February 2012 | Kudos 8,778
Domains: Communications | Languages:
Public administrations that are procuring IT services and software must add to the budget plan the exit costs needed to move to alternative IT solutions after the end of the contract period. That is one of the...
<a href="/people/11119">Gijs Hillenius</a>
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 04 April 2012 | Kudos 8,778
Domains: Efficiency & Effectiveness, Benchmarking, eGovernment, eProcurement, High Impact Services with Pan-European Scope, Infrastructure, Interoperability, Open Source, Policy, Services for Businesses, Services for Citizens | Languages: English
Lower costs of procurement and freedom from IT vendor lock-in are the two main benefits from using free and open source software, concludes a survey conducted among public administrations in Europe, published on 28...
<a href="/people/11119">Gijs Hillenius</a>
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 04 April 2012 | Kudos 8,778
Domains: Efficiency & Effectiveness, Benchmarking, eGovernment, Internal market, Legal Aspects, Open Source, Policy, Regional and Local | Languages: English
The city council of Limerick, Ireland's third largest city, is making more and more use of free and open source in order to rid itself of IT vendor lock-in. It began three years ago by switching to the free and...
<a href="/people/11119">Gijs Hillenius</a>
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 02 May 2012 | Kudos 8,778
Domains: eGovernment, Infrastructure, Interoperability, Open Source, Policy, Regional and Local, Services for Citizens, User-centric Services | Languages: English
According to figures provided in a Council Bulletin on 19 March 2012 by the Mayor of Munich, Christian Ude, switching to a vendor independent desktop based on open source reduces costs and results in fewer calls to help...
<a href="/people/11119">Gijs Hillenius</a>
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 02 May 2012 | Kudos 8,778
Domains: eGovernment, Infrastructure, Interoperability, Open Source, Policy, Regional and Local | Languages: English
Politicians and City Council members of the city of Bern formed, on 26 April 2012, a group for Digital Sustainability that advocates the city's IT Department independence from of IT vendors and the introduction of...
<a href="/people/11119">Gijs Hillenius</a>
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 02 May 2012 | Kudos 8,778
Domains: eGovernment, eParticipation, eDemocracy and eVoting, eProcurement, Infrastructure, Interoperability, Open Source, Policy, Regional and Local | Languages: English
Sambruk, an association of Swedish Public Administrations that jointly tackle software development projects based on open source, recently found that these applications are more innovative and more focused on the...
<a href="/people/11119">Gijs Hillenius</a>
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 01 June 2012 | Kudos 8,778
Domains: eGovernment, High Impact Services with Pan-European Scope, Inclusive eGovernment, Infrastructure, Internal market, Interoperability, Legal Aspects, Open Source, Policy, Services for Businesses, Services for Citizens | Languages:
The National Council of Switzerland on 3 May 2012 adopted a resolution pointing out that eGovernment services must work on all kinds of computing platforms and should not depend on a single IT vendor. 
<a href="/people/11119">Gijs Hillenius</a>
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 22 May 2015 | Kudos 8,778
Domains: eGovernment, International Relations, Business and Competition, Education and Communications, Production, Technology and Research, Science, Social Questions | Languages:
The combination of open source and open standards ensures long-term preservation of electronic records and prevents IT vendor lock-in, says Luciano Ammenti, head of the IT department at the Vatican Library (Biblioteca...