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The Current State of Blockchain and Where it's Going

In an earlier post, Blockchain evolution: A quick guide and why open source is at the heart of it, I discussed the first generations of blockchains: the public Bitcoin and cryptocurrency blockchains, followed by the Ethereum blockchain capable of executing programs ("smart contracts"), leading to permissioned versions of code-executing blockchains (e.g., Hyperledger Fabric, Quorum). Let's step back into the blockchain jungle and take a look at the current state of the ecosystem and the projects trying to solve some of the limitations of blockchain technology: speed and throughput, cross-blockchain information and value exchange, governance, and identity and account management.

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Tidelift Announces Upstream 2022: June 7 Event Celebrating Open Source Developers and Maintainers

Press Release | Tidelift | February 15, 2022

Tidelift, the premier provider of solutions for managing the open source software behind modern applications, today announced the date for Upstream 2022, an event for those who create and use open source software to build applications. This year, Upstream will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 and consist of more than 30 virtual sessions that attendees will be able to attend live or access following the event. Upstream is a free, one-day event that brings together developers, open source maintainers, and the extended network of people who care most about their work. The call for presentations is now open.

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UK Health Service Nurtures Open Source Communities

The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) is nurturing a growing number of communities of software developers working on open source solutions. NHS’ Code4Health team is now supporting 17 communities that bring together health care providers, developers and supporters. Examples include Open Odonto, open source software for dentistry, and openMAXIMS, guiding the development of an open source electronic patient record system for the NHS. A third community working with Code4health is openEobs, a project that helps clinicians and managers ensure safer patients, safer wards and safer hospitals.

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Why Isn't All Government Software Open Source?

The federal government is the single largest purchaser of code in the world. So why is this code — taxpayer-funded and integral to the day-to-day working of our democracy — so often hidden from public view? There are two sides to answering that question: Why does the government so often build on closed platforms, and once built, why isn’t the code released to the public? Read More »

Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
November 17, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The IBM Center for The Business of Government is a successful advocate for the improvement of the effectiveness of government business that focuses on the future of operation and management. Recently, the center published a scholarly work comprised of case studies in healthcare entitled “Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work.” It was written by a team of distinguished academics including Donald E. Wynn, Jr., Ph.D., Renee M.E. Pratt, Ph.D., and Randy V. Bradley, Ph.D., and OSEHRA was one of two cases chosen for analysis.

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OpenExpo 2017

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 1, 2017 - 11:00am - June 2, 2017 - 12:30am
Location: 
LA [email protected]
Calle Cifuentes, 5 28021 Villaverde District
Madrid
Spain

OpenExpo 2017 is a conference designed for professionals and companies interested in topics related to open source software and open world economy, such as open data, open innovation, and free software. More than 3,000 attendees are expected to attend this one-day event, including open source developers, experts and hackers, as well as representatives for major companies and institutions, suppliers, and users of all levels. As the largest event in Spain related to open source software, free software, and open world economy, OpenExpo 2017 aims to promote sharing, discovery, and evaluation of industry trends and solutions...

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Upstream 2022

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 7, 2022 (All day)

Live, one-day virtual event on June 7 brings together the application developers who use open source and the maintainers who create it. Upstream 2022 is an event for those who create and use open source software to build applications. Upstream will consist of more than 30 virtual sessions that attendees will be able to attend live or access following the event. Upstream is a free, one-day event that brings together developers, open source maintainers, and the extended network of people who care most about their work.

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Open Source Program Offices—New Approaches to Public Sector Open Source

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 20, 2022 (All day)
Location: 
Hotel Mercure Toulouse Centre Compans Toulouse
France

OpenForum Europe (OFE) is excited to invite you to the release event of our report on Open Source Program Offices (OSPOs) in Government. The paper will be discussed over cocktails at the Hotel Mercure Toulouse Centre Compans in Toulouse (France), the evening before the Digital Assembly, the event co-hosted by the French Government and the European Commission. It is an opportunity for stakeholders in the European digital universe to discuss and share their experiences regarding progress on the digital single market and digital policies.

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