Open Source Observatory June 2016

The Open Source Observatory ( articles I wrote and published in June 2016 for the European Commission.

Open source wins over France’s urban plannersFrance’s Inria unveils open source preservation project
Marseille, France’s second largest city, and OpenMarie, a community of city administrations working on open source software, are boosting the development of OpenADS.France’s national computer science institute, Inria, has unveiled its Software Heritage archive, to “collect, organise, preserve, and make accessible all the source code for all available software”.
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New site to promote proven open source ICT tools [France]
Spain’s Ciudad Real to switch to open source [Spain]
Italy to stop emphasising open ICT architecture [Italy]
Push to promote open source software in healthcare [Europe]
Grenoble continues to move schools to open source [France]
Life cycle support also a priority for open source [Europe]
Adullact about to unveil revamped repository [France]
European colleges share SMEs open source training [Europe]
Gains of government software repositories are many [Spain]
Andalusia renews funding for key open source projects [Spain]
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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