OpenUK is the UK Organisation for the business of Open Technology being open source software, open hardware and open data “The 3 Opens”.
OpenUK’s purpose is UK leadership and international collaboration in Open Technology which it achieves this through 3 Pillars:
Community: creating a cohesive business community working in Open Technology across the UK;
Legal and Policy: using this community’s voice to influence the UK being a great place for Open Technology through appropriate laws and policies; and
Learning: promoting education and learning of skills in Open Technology.
Our 2022 focus is on Skills, Security and Sustainability
We are a UK not for profit organisation and advocacy group funded by partner donations and sponsorship.
State of Open: The UK 2023 Survey
This survey will feed into our “State of Open: The UK in 2023” Report which will be shared under a creative commons licence and provided in 3 further Phases. Phase one is at https://openuk.uk/report-state-of-open-the-uk-in-2023/
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Open Technology for Sustainability Day CFP
Submit your talk topics to our CFP for our Open Technology for Sustainability Day event in September. The CFP will close 12pm on 24 May.
OpenUK Gratitude Journal 2022
Summer of Open Source Security
OpenUK’s “Summer of Open Source Software” recognised as one of 8 Notable Open Source Security Initiatives of 2022 by CSO online
State of Open Subset – Episode 7
June 13 @ 3:00 pm - June 13 @ 4:00 pm
Fyne and Go: Native graphical apps for all platforms with a single codebase
Speaker: Andy Williams
Andrew Williams has two decades of commercial software development experience across a variety of programming languages and has been a core developer in large open source projects such as Enlightenment, EFL, Maven and Fyne. Since 2018 he has been focused on Go development and is working hard to apply the high quality design principles of mobile app development to cross-platform applications.
Andrew is the author of “Building Cross-Platform GUI Applications...Register now Register now url for State of Open Subset – Episode 7
State of Open Subset – Episode 8
June 20 @ 3:00 pm - June 20 @ 4:00 pm
Getting started with container security
Hannah Foxwell – Hannah Foxwell is Product Director at Snyk, based in the UK. She leads a team of Platform Engineers and Product Managers who are focussed on building wildly successful Platforms with Cloud Native technologies. Hannah is organiser of DevOpsDays London and is a champion of the HumanOps movement with a keen interest in engineering practices and processes that life better for the humans who work in tech today.
Adrian Mouat – Adrian has been involved with containers from the early days of Docker and authored the O’Reilly book “Using Docker”.
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OpenUK in the Press
Beyond gender: Why it’s time to stop pigeonholing women in business
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UK commits £1 billion to chip development
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UK’s £1BN semiconductor plan branded ‘disappointing’ by chip sector
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We are organised under the 3 Pillars, Community, Legal and Policy and Learning with various committee and work group activities within those.
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