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Rob McQueen
21st January 2021

The Endless rewards of Open Technology

OpenUK director Robert McQueen is the CEO of the newly-formed Endless OS Foundation, and as they launch their new blog, he’s written here about the...

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Stuart Langridge
14th January 2021

OpenUK Honours

So, I was awarded a medal. OpenUK, who are a non-profit organisation supporting open source software, hardware, and data, and are run by Amanda Brock, have...

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Shane Coughlan
1st January 2021

Basil Cousins – the Brit who founded Open Forum Europe. Honouring a lifetime of leadership in Open Technology by Shane Coughlan

Basil Cousins has been involved in technology for decades. We often hear that someone has been instrumental in a field, or has made an exceptional...

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Adam Jollans
11th August 2020

Why the hybrid cloud has to be built on open source

A recent study[1] showed that most organisations are only 20% of the way into their cloud journeys. They’ve built the new cloud-native apps and migrated...

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Henry Nash
23rd July 2020

Designing Tech to defeat Coercive Behaviour and Domestic Abuse

The combination of the app-economy and cheap cloud resources has led to a transformation in the technology tools we have to manage our lives. We...

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Jamie Harper
6th July 2020

Osmii – Building a Pro Bono Exec Team for Open UK

Building and supporting communities is an integral pillar of Osmii With our latest website we dedicate an entire page to our efforts within Diversity and...

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Steve Helvie
11th May 2020

Open Compute Conference goes online this week

The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP), a collaborative community focused on redesigning hardware technology to efficiently support the growing demands on compute infrastructure, will hold...

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Mark Gibbs
7th May 2020

Why is data so important to your business?

Through the last decade we have been hearing the word DATA in almost every business conversation, meeting, lecture, and conference. We learn that people make...

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Sonia Cooper
30th April 2020

Driving better outcomes with an open approach to data, Sonia Cooper, Microsoft

Microsoft’s mission to empower every organization on the planet to achieve more, aims to put the tools for building and using AI into the hands...

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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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