The OW2 Quick App initiative promotes an industry-grade implementation of the W3C MiniApp standard allowing advanced services to be made available on mobile phones without having to first install an application.
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Project of the month: BlueMind

BlueMind is an Open Source solution for collaborative messaging and unified communications. BlueMind aims at offering to any type of organization the possibility to choose a sovereign and competitive alternative.

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OW2con'22 1.02 

We are very pleased to announce the opening of OW2con'22 Call for Presentations! Please check out details and send your proposal now (deadline February 27)


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The Open Source Good Governance Handbook collaboratively developed in the framework of the OW2 Open Source Good Governance initiative was announced at the Paris Open Source Experience 2021 by the OSPO Alliance. Discover the handbook online or download it.



Open Source Experience (OSXP) is the new key European event. View photos of the OW2 community village. OW2 announced publicly at OSXP the Market Readiness Level methodology. See the press release



OW2 is Community Sponsor of the upcoming SFScon conference in Bolzano, Italy, November 12-13. Check out the OW2 track!



OW2 has been invited to introduce at RIOS, on December 1st, the OW2 Good Governance Initiative. Thanks to our Italian colleagues for the invitation! 



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. Discover SAT4J and Eclipse Steady projects. 


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