Open Source Observatory July 2018

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

City of Rome begins switch to open source office defaultBarcelona translates free software guidelines into English
This month, the city of Rome has begun making LibreOffice the only available suite of office productivity tools on its workstations. The first group to switch uses office tools less than one hour per month.The city of Barcelona has begun translating its free software guidelines into English. The guidelines help city staff with the day-to-day management of projects based on free software, including implementation, development, and how to participate in communities of developers and users.
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C all for nominations for Galicia’s 11th Free Software Award
Schleswig-Holstein wants more open source, Lower Saxony not so much
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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