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: AuthzForce

AuthzForce is an Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) framework, compliant with XACML standard v3.0

Projects Market Readiness Levels Focus : DocDoku PLM


With an established customer base of early and mainstream users and a stable financing, DocDoku PLM (MRL 7) is considered as an established business based on an established product, open to community support. View DocDoku Market Readiness synthesis.

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OW2con'23 : Open Source Software and Digital Commons 0.4 

We are pleased to announce that OW2con'23 will take place physically! We look forward to meet all the community in-person, on June 14-15 at Orange Gardens in Paris-Chatillon. Discover our list of keynote speakers and check out the sponsorship prospectus. The CFP is closed now, many thanks to all submitters! 



Partnership signed between OW2 and DINUM  0.5 

We are pleased to announce that we signed a partnership agreement with the French DINUM (interministerial digital department) for the year 2023 to provide the DINUM and public actors with OW2 tools and methodological approaches MRL and the GGI.



New release 1.1 for the OSS Good Governance Handbook  1.04 

We are proud to announce the availability of version 1.1 of the Good Governance handbook,  including translations, automated deployment and a first success story from City of Paris. This framework is proposed by the Good Governance Initiative (GGI), initiated by OW2 and developed today by the OSPO Alliance



2023 Elections of the OW2 Board of Directors 1.05 

The 2023 election of the OW2 Board process has started. The detailed agenda is available here.  



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