Open Source Observatory December 2016

The Open Source Observatory ( articles I wrote and published for the European Commission in December 2016.

Dutch govt data centre sets open source standardFrance’s free software sector grows by 15%
Dutch government’s data centre in Groningen (ODC-Noord) combination of OpenStack (managing virtualised machines) and CEPH (handling storage) is attracting more and more central government services.Sales by France’s ICT companies specialising in free and open source software and related services have grown by 15% on average in the period October 2015 - October 2016.
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2016 OSOR news you read and OSOR news you missed [Europe]
Dublin awards Moodle elearning system support contract [Ireland]
Swiss BBL to extend its use of open source GIS [Switzerland]
Denmark’s OS2 open source model challenges incumbents [Denmark]
France, Germany promote open source in industry [France, Germany]
Open source core to Greek govt procedure documentation [Greece]
German firms unveil DeGov eGovernment platform [Germany]
Aragon parliament asks for open source in schools [Spain]
EC looking for help with open source office automation [Europe]
Geneva canton publishes eVoting system source code [Switzerland]
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

Policy specialist on open source in public services, knowlegde transfer expert