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Contact tracing with a Raspberry Pi Zero-W

Contact tracing via smartphone apps has been widely touted as an important way to control and limit the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic. However, basing contact-tracing on phone apps has several limitations. Here are instructions for constructing a contact tracing device prototype with a Raspberry Pi Zero-W. The constructed device is compatible with the Apple/Google … Read more

German armed forces testing open source chat

The Bundeswehr, Germany’s unified armed forces, is testing the use of Matrix, a secure open source chat software solution, the federal defence ministry told the German parliament in December. According to the ministry, the software could potentially be used not only by the armed forces but also by other government departments. The use of Matrix … Read more

Linux App Summit 2019 and Sugar Learning Tools

Last week I traveled to Barcelona, Spain to attend the Linux App Summit. For the first time, GNOME and KDE co-hosted this event to bring together everyone involved in the Linux application ecosystem. The summit was packed with a diverse audience from all over the desktop community and the world. Being there and being part of what is coming for … Read more

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