Open Source Observatory November 2014

All the Open Source Observatory ( headlines from November 2014, transmogrified into clickable links to the articles.

Open source incubator Aquitaine region draws investorsLicence fine forces town to drop move to alternative office tools
Aquinetic, an open source incubator in France’s Aquitaine region, has become an established business accelerator. It now acts as a resource for investors keen to mix free software and conventional business models.The Dutch city of Arnhem has, for now, given up searching for alternatives for its office productivity tools, after settling a claim with a dominant software vendor for unlicensed use of its office software.
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Changing Limerick’s government services boosts open source
Open data projects propel open source in Basque Country
‘Where is the nearest?’: Spain shares code for web map-tool
Mokotów real estate dept.: ‘Open source encourages innovation’
Award for open source advocate of South Tyrol government
Open source motor for Basque Country’s big data project
FixMyDocuments round 1: 15,000 EU documents need fixing
French, German, Dutch and Italian hackathons fuel UK ODF plugfest
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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