Open Source Observatory May 2016

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

Sweden’s insurer: open source maximises IT efficiency
Open source’s inherent flexibility maximises IT value, says Mikael Norberg, CTO at Sweden’s Social Insurance Agency.
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Majority of companies in Galicia use open source [Spain]
Estonian town of Koigi latest to switch to Delta [Estonia]
‘Open source values match municipal public services’ [Europe]
Cambridge to contribute to cloud computing [United Kingdom]
European Parliament continues to promote open source [Europe]
Study: Sweden should boost open source competence [Sweden]
EU Standards Directive needs revision, researchers say [Europe]
Hungary to increase use of open source software [Hungary]
German experts update free software legal review [Germany]
First courses online in Italian Moodle-based MOOC [Italy]
European Space Agency starts 6th Summer of Code [Space]
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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