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: OCS Inventory

OCS Inventory : Open Computers and Software Inventory is an assets management and deployment solution. Since 2001, OCS Inventory has been looking for making software and hardware more powerful.

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THE INTERNET, July 27, 2021 - The OSPO Alliance today announced that major international open source contributors, including Red Hat, Microsoft and Orange, have signed up to participate in the Alliance’s activities and in OSPO.Zone.



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.



Open Source Experience (OSXP) is the new key European event. OW2 will participate  both in the conferences and in the exhibition with a Community booth. 



OW2con'22 1.08 

We are very pleased to announce the dates of OW2con'22 : June 8 - 9, 2022. Mark the dates on your calendar and check out the CFP coming in December! 



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


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