The OSPO Alliance launched by OW2, Eclipse Foundation, Foundation for Public Code and OpenForum Europe will promote the OSPO methodology developed by the OW2 Good Governance initiative.
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Project of the month: DocDokuPLM

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DocDokuPLM is a robust and state-of-the-art open source PLM (Product LifeCycle Management) solution. DocDokuPLM won the OW2 Best Project Community Award in 2015. With 7/9 as Market Readiness Level, it is considered as an established business.

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Open Research Webinars - September 20, 2022 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!

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OW2con'22 Best Project Awards 0.9 

The OW2con'22 Best Project Awards ceremony took place on June 29 in Paris. We are proud to reward this year PrestaShop (Community Award), Telosys (Technology Award) and GLPi (Market Award). Find more information and see the photos of the ceremony!
   

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OW2 15 Year Anniversary 1.02 

In the framework of the in-person part of OW2con'22 organized end of June, we celebrated the 15 Year Anniversary of OW2. Check out the photos! 

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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. 

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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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OW2  introduces the « Market Readiness Levels », a method for evaluating the business potential of open source projects 1.05 

We are proud to introduce publicly at Open Source Experience MRL "Market Readiness Levels", an OW2 methodology to evaluate the business potential of open source projects. Read the Press Release or see the replay of the session. 

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