Free software in Europe’s Public Sector – How to Open Source in public administration

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This talk gives an overview of how public administrations in the European Union are embracing free and Open Source Software solutions. The presentation will present high-level actions that can be taken by public administrations and stakeholders to increase their uptake of free and Open Source Software. The talk outlines the major results of the European Commission’s Open Source Observatory and Repository (OSOR.eu) project. The OSOR project aggregates news and studies on European public administrations that jointly develop, share and re-use such software solutions.

Open development