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Reclaim your data with open source instances

Announcing Cloud68 – reclaim your data with open source instances. Online Collaboration tools are proven to have a great added value on increasing team productivity, optimizing business processes and of course efficiency. This is hardly a matter of discussion any longer and businesses and professionals have been using many of these tools to help them … Read more

Presentation of PM2 Project Management Methodology at the 14th Project Management Best Practices conference

This year, at the 14th Project Management Best Practices conference, we go deep into the new PM2 Project Management Methodology – the free, simple to use and most promising methodology developed and supported by the European Commission. Europe’s new Project Management PM2 Methodology is here to stay! Why? – it is a free and open … Read more

PM² Alliance joins forces with OpenProject

The PM² Alliance has joined forces with OpenProject.org, a partnership which will bring free and open source project management closer to project teams. Keeping with our promise of taking the PM² “where no PM² has gone before”, today we are a step closer to our mission of enabling better project management in Europe and beyond. … Read more

#OGP’s Points of Contact – A Driving Force Keeping Our Partnership Coherent and Alive – #opengov

OGP is much more than Action Plans, Commitments, Policies and Best Practices. OGP is a powerful network of motivated people with a common goal, to drive a revolution around the world to make governments more open, accountable and responsive to citizens. As the case of my country Greece shows, this common goal is of even … Read more

Big data and open data: what’s what and why does it matter?

Both types of data can transform the world, but when government turns big data into open data it’s especially powerful  Big data and the new phenomenon open data are closely related but they’re not the same. Open data brings a perspective that can make big data more useful, more democratic, and less threatening. While big … Read more

#European #Open Educational Resources Policy Project #gredu

“Open Educational Resources Policy in Europe” is a project that brings together a coalition of international experts to strengthen the implementation of open education policies across Europe. It aims to take advantage of the current high profile of open education in Europe, demonstrated by developments such as the explicit mention of Open Educational Resources (OER) … Read more

When You Work in the Open, Everyone Can Be a Collaborator

From scientific research to lawmaking, open access enables participation Open access is the practice of making research available online, for free, ideally under licenses that permit widespread dissemination. This year’s theme for Open Access Week is “open for collaboration,” and that theme hits on what’s really exciting about open access. Open access—both in academia and … Read more

‘France’s open source policy spurs ICT market’

France’s policies on open source and open data are helping to create a market for French ICT service providers, says Didier Tranchier, Professor of Innovation Management at Institut Mines-Telecom, a research institute. Professor Tranchier, who coaches and invests in high tech companies, spoke at the Mindtrek OpenMind conference in Tampere (Finland) in September. “Open data, … Read more