Open Source Observatory January 2019

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

Open source at the heart of Belgium’s development cooperation organisation Thüringen launches its first open source award
Because it makes it easier to work together, and because it encourages the sharing, reuse, and improvement of ICT solutions, free and open source is a strategic choice for the Belgian development cooperation agency. The Free State of Thuringia in Germany wants to increase the visibility of free and open source software.
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Open source and cloud based procurement services for France’s municipalities
Cities agree on minimal interoperability mechanisms
Study: Governments need to coordinate IT vulnerability disclosure policies
Greece robotics competition targets open source software and hardware
New Karlsruhe teaching laboratory focuses on open source