DISIC encourages contributions to open source software, proprietary vendors are up in arms 01/06/2015

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DISIC, the French State’s Interministerial Directorate for Information and Communications Systems, has been bravely supporting the transition to open source over the past two years and now plans to allow its civil servants to contribute to open source solutions during their work hours. The reaction of proprietary software vendors was prompt.

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Open source software: adoption is growing, but... 27/04/2015

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A new survey conducted by Black Duck shows a clear increase in the adoption of open source solutions at companies. However, it also revealed a lack of risk management and maintenance.

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India: Open source now compulsory in government administrations 31/03/2015

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Yesterday, the Indian government released a circular letter announcing the obligation to use open source software when building applications and services, in an effort to “ensure efficiency, transparency and reliability of such services at affordable costs”.

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