Open Source Observatory November 2016

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

City of Munich now uses Kolab open source groupwareCity of Rome: all new software should be open source
The city completed its two-year switch to the open source based suite of groupware and collaboration toolsThe fourth-largest city in the European Union, will increase its use of free and open source software.
Read MoreRead More

Bulgaria, France, UK, US support OGP free software policy [Europe]
Bulgaria to make EUPL preferred open source licence [Bulgaria]
Slovenia voting analysis tool shared as open source [Slovenia]
City of Rome: all new software should be open source [Italy]
OpenGov Partnership members mull open source policy [Europe]
Dutch govt should consider sharing all its software [Netherlands]
European Parliament: EUR 1.9M for EU-FOSSA follow-up [Europe]
Hackathons and bite-sized procurement requests [Europe]
Hungary aims to get rid of IT vendor lock-in [Hungary]
Parliament: Navarre should move to use open source [Spain]
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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