Project of The Month:


BlueMind is July 2024 OW2 Project of the month. Discover the new object storage orientation in Bluemind v5, delegation management and invitation forwarding integrated across Outlook, webmail, and Thunderbird, and More.

Projects Market Readiness Levels Focus : Knowage


With a large customer base of mainstream users, Knowage is an established outsider in its market (MRL Level 8). The software is recognized. It is supported by an appropriate financing and an active community. View Knowage Market Readiness synthesis.

News and Events



Open Source Webinar by OW2 0.1 

OW2 is launching a new webinar series ! If you missed the first edition of April 11 the replay is now available. The next episode will take place in September (date to be confirmed), save the date!



OW2con'24 : Open Source Community Annual Conference 0.2 

OW2con'24 is a wrap now. With more attendees than ever, from more countries than ever (France, Germany, Poland, Italy, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, the US, Japan...), this year's was a great edition. Photos and replays are available. 



OW2 MRL (Market Readiness Levels) introduced at OSPO OnRamp Webinar Series, April 2024 0.3 

Learn more about the OW2 MRL (Market Readiness Levels) methodology to evaluate open source solutions. Join the OSPO Alliance OnRamp webinar, April 19 at 10:00am. Missed it? Checkout the replay



NGI Search Open Call 5 0.4 

The NGI Search Open Call #5 is open from May 29 to July 29, 2024.
Find the open source research topics and apply with your project:


OW2 Community Elections 2024 0.5 

The election process is over. We are pleased to announce the new Board of Directors, including Clément Aubin (XWiki), Gilles Viton (Orange), Philippe Bareille (City of Paris), Davide Dalle Carbonare (Engineering Group), Yuri Glikman (Fraunhofer FOKUS), Clément Oudot (Worteks), Christian Paterson (Open Up), Vincent Untz (Centreon), and to Amani Jebali (SOFRECOM) as individual member representative. 



Open Source Book by OpenStudio  0.7 

OW2 has contributed to the preparation of this booth with an interview from Pierre-Yves Gibello and from other community members. Many thanks to the OpenStudio team for launching this!


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