Healthcare code forge launched
OSC member Tactix4 has created an open source development forge for healthcare solutions as part of the government ‘skunkworks’ innovation hub DotGovLabs which aims to crowd source solutions for better public services.
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Another opportunity to discover OpenERP
Following the success of “Discovering OpenERP” in May this year OpenERP will be hosting another seminar in London on Thursday 14 July.
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Open To The Public
Discussion meeting investigating open approaches to education and training in the public sector
30 June 2011, 17.30-21.00, London WC2 – Free to attend and open to all
OSC members Ian Lynch, Chief Assessor of INGOT and Derrin Kent, Managing Director of TDM Open Source Services are speaking at Open to the public. TDM along with our friends the BCS Open Source Software Group are organising this free event which will be held at the BCS headquarters in London.
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OSC Presentation at SmartGov Live
On 15 June, Gerry Gavigan gave a speech at SmartGov Live, in the Session “Open Standards and Open Source Software: Crucial for Government IT in a Big Society”
The text of the speech is reproduced below.
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Select Committee Inquiry into Bigger Society
In March 2011 the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) launched an inquiry “Smaller Government: Bigger Society?”
Specifically the Committee was looking for contributions as to what might be the nature and consequences of this initiative.
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Nicholas Duval, Strategic Alliances Manager of OpenERP will be in London from Tuesday 10 May 2011
He is holding a seminar on Thursday 12 May, at
F160 Business Environment
154-160 Fleet Street
During the seminar he will provide insights on the OpenERP Solution as well as exclusive information about the Partnership Programme
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Operating System Bundling – campaign to crowd source evidence
We are pleased to join the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure and the Association of French Speaking Free Software Users in their campaign to gather evidence of the difficulties encountered by consumers who want to purchase a PC with a non-Microsoft operating system or without any operating system at all.
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We will be presenting at SmartGov Live taking place at ExCel London. Over two days the event will provide speakers, content and networking opportunities.
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Select Committee looking at effective use of IT by Government
In December 2010 the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) launched an inquiry into the way in which Government develops and implements technology policy.
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An NHS Information Revolution?
In October 2010 the Department of Health published a consultation An Information Revolution looking to change the way information is handled in the NHS.
Our complete response is available here
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