Open Source Observatory February 2018

The Open Source Observatory ( articles I wrote and published for the European Commission in February 2018.

Pilot a success: Commission to start larger bug bountyFrance’s Court of Audit praises free software policy
Following the success of its first open source bug bounty, the European Commission is preparing a second, larger project.France’s Court of Auditors supports the central government’s use of free software, recognising it as a driver of government modernisation and improved efficiency
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A uthorities in Malta, Italy and UK test secure clouds based on open source
Open source ‘a necessity’ for Amsterdam data projects
Polish justice ministry refuses to show code for assigning judges
Italian government modernisation programme seeks Summer of Code interns
Open source community emboldens City of Tirana
42% of Greek public sector procedures now on Wiki
German lawyers demand access to source code of ‘special electronic mailbox’
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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