Open Source Observatory February 2015

My Open Source Observatory ( headlines from February 2015, transmogrified into clickable links to the articles.

Athens region considers switch to open sourceRationalising ICT takes Portugal to open source
The Greek region of Attica, encompassing Athens, is considering a switch to free and open source solutions.The government of Portugal is expanding its use of free and open source software solutions, to modernise the country’s ICT and to “target an effective expenditure”.
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Dutch share code and concepts of base registry
Eurostat continues to share and use open source
‘Governments should have a free software policy’
Open source empowers Sintra health centre
Lessons from Swiss equipment booking system reuse
Liège hospitals use open source imaging tool
Reuse is key for Danish telemedicine project
Emilia-Romagna completes switch to OpenOffice
Malta to start government software repository
Half of IT in Bizkaia province to be open source
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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