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Sara Thomas
27th April 2020

Wikimedia UK: Business as not-so-usual during the pandemic

Over the last month or so, life at Wikimedia UK has changed a little.  Our London office has been shut since the 18th March, and...

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Victoria Betton
14th April 2020

Mindwave, how one open-source company built a successful business in the NHS?

The NHS states that open-source is a core strategy for creating better technology, which directly leads to better outcomes in the NHS and social care...

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Tosha Ellison
10th April 2020

The Changing Landscape of Open Source in Financial Services

Yesterday we announced that the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) is joining forces with the Linux Foundation (LF). As you might imagine, a deal like...

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James Kingston
7th April 2020

Hack from Home and fight the Coronavirus

Last weekend,  822 developers, designers, product managers, subject experts and concerned citizens from over 40 countries came together to build privacy-preserving applications that can help...

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Camilla Siggaard Andersen
28th March 2020

The Local Smart City Experiment: What Covid-19 is teaching us about urban living

2020 is  an extraordinary year. This year, people across the world will experience for the first time, first-hand, a completely different lifestyle to the one...

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Amanda Brock
20th March 2020

Bishop’s Stortford College’s Amy tells us about winning “AWS GetIT”

As kids head home from a last day of school in uncertain times, we are pleased to hear from Amy of Bishop’s Stortford College. As...

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Amanda Brock
12th March 2020

Covid-19 and OpenUK

Coronavirus remains a great unknown in our planning of 2020. As a tech community, financial ebbs and flows and travel bans aside, we are used...

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Amanda Brock
9th March 2020

OpenUK announces national schools competition using MiniMU Glove, supported by Red Hat

PRESS RELEASE 9th March 2020 – London, UK – OpenUK, the Open Technology advocate organisation for Open Data, Open Source Hardware and Open Source Software...

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Amanda Brock
4th March 2020

Spring Forward into Open Technology, CEO’s Round Up

Looking at the snow in London in the last couple of days, it’s hard to imagine that Spring is around the corner. But as I...

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Ashleigh Monagle
21st February 2020

Open Data in the age of PropTech – who is in control?

As real estate’s interest in venture capital investments grows, you may have heard that PropTech is the new (albeit smaller) cousin of FinTech. PropTech, defined...

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