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: Knowage

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Knowage is "The Open Source Analytics and Business Intelligence Suite". With a Market Readiness Level at 8, it benefits from a position of established outsider in its market and won the 2020 OW2 Best Project Technology Award.

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The OW2con'22 Best Project Awards are launched! This contest reward "best of breed" projects and successful implementations of OW2 technologies in three categories are opened: Technology - Community - Market.
   

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The program is now published. Check it out and save the date on your agendas!   

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In addition of the main OW2con'22 event taking place online on June 8-9, OW2 organizes a second event, face-to-face this time : the OW2 15 Year Anniversary. Join us in Paris on June 29-30! 

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The OW2 election process for the year 2022 is now over. Discover on this page the new OW2 Board of Directors. 

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We are very proud to announce the availability of the first Good governance handbook paperback version in major global retailers such as Lulu or Amazon. It makes OW2 a technical book editor, with a set of ISBNs available for further publications.

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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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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 MORPHEMIC and Eclipse POOLS projects. 

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Leveraging open source to foster collaborative innovation is a powerful strategy. OW2 is an experienced Open Source Software community for collaborative R&D projects. We provides community support and dissemination services and community building services to multinational open source collaborative projects and large collaborative R&D projects. In particular, OW2 has established itself as the reference dissemination and community platform for complex government-supported, open source-oriented projects.

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