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Project of the month: GPLI

GLPI is a free IT Asset Management, issue tracking system and service desk solution. GLPI won the 2017 OW2 Best Project Special Prize Award.

Projects Market Readiness Levels Focus : ASM


With an MRL at 6, ASM is recognized as a proven product with a customer base of early users. The project fits for third party contributions and is implicitly driven by a community governance. View ASM Market Readiness synthesis

News and Events



Open Source Experience 2022 0.5 

Open Source Experience is over now. Check out the photos of our booth shared with OW2 members  Xwiki, MORPHEMIC, FusionDirectory and with NGI Search H2020 project. 



Open Research Webinars - January 24, 2023 0.7 

Next instalment of the webinar series we launched in cooperation with the Eclipse Foundation to introduce european software research projects that help shape the future of open source software and the IT industry. The detailed agenda will come soon, stay tuned!



OW2con'22, June 8-9, online 1.03 

OW2con'22 online is over now. Check out the replay of all sessions! Many thanks again to our speakers and sponsors who helped us make it possible. 



OW2 OSS Good Governance Handbook  1.04 

We are very proud to announce the availability of the first translation (in German) of the Good governance handbook at Lulu global retailer. The French version is on-going, and we hope many more languages to arrive soon. 


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