Open Source Observatory September 2016

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

Study: open source groups take security seriouslyNL Parliament makes open standards mandatory
The IT security practices of some open source communities are exemplary, a study shows.The Dutch parliament’s lower house says the use of open standards should be mandatory for public administrations.
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Study: ‘Open source coders more aware of security’ [Europe]
DE radiation protection agency overcomes lock-in[Germany]
Flanders to publish soil erosion monitoring tool[Belgium]
EC approves Slovenia courts data exchange solution[Slovenia]
Open standards default at Slovenia supreme court[Slovenia]
Commission makes a list of its open source solutions[Europe]
MEP: publicly funded software should be public[Europe]
Italian military move first 8000 PCs to LibreOffice[Italy]
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

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