Open Source Observatory February 2019

The Open Source Observatory ( articles I wrote for the European Commission in February 2019.

Swedish procurement study: web-based office tools not GDPR compliantGerman municipalities attracted by open source GIS
It is currently impossible for Sweden’s public sector to purchase web-based office services that comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).The KRZ municipal data centre Minden-Ravensberg/Lippe counts 20 QGIS users among its 36 municipalities and 3 districts.
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S lovak advocates want parliament to push for open source
Open source: making earth observation data easier to use
French education minister rejects calls for more open source in schools
Italian Montelupo Fiorentino to increase use of open source
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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