Open Source Observatory November 2015

My Open Source Observatory ( headlines from November 2015, transmogrified into clickable links to the articles.

Zaragoza continues its transition to open sourceGerman aerospace centre in transit to open source
The Spanish city of Zaragoza now has 1200 of its 3000 PCs running an Ubuntu-based desktop.The Aerospace centre is using open source tools for many of its software development projects.
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European Commission site developers eying Drupal 8 [European Union]
‘Public administration should prefer open source’ [Germany]
French public sector still a large user of Free Software [France]
Denmark’s Aarhus insists on open IT standards [Denmark]
Bulgarian ‘Future is Code’ school project ongoing [Bulgaria]
Open source powers South Tyrol eGovernment forms [Italy]
Editable version UK’s ODF guidance [Europe]
Bulgaria to start open source repository [Bulgaria]
Greek geodata project extends open data platform [Greece]
Open source EcoGIS lets towns reduce CO₂ emission [Italy]
Bern council demands transition to open source [Switzerland]
Croatia publishes Linux & LibreOffice manual [Croatia]
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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