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Michelle Angert
1st November 2022

Open Source Software: Infrastructure, Curation and Security, Thought Leadership Day

Open Source Software: Infrastructure, Curation and Security, Thought Leadership Day Open Source Software: Infrastructure, Curation and Security, Thought Leadership Day on 17 October 2022. Opening...

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Open UK
20th October 2022

OpenUK – All-Party Parliamentary Group on Open Technology

By: Mark Kember Open Source has existed for years.  Created by software developers in response to the rise of proprietary software in the late 1970s...

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Michelle Angert
13th October 2022

OpenChain UK Workgroup

We all know that open source software is ubiquitous. It’s not unusual for a modern software application to contain hundreds or even thousands of open...

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Cristian Parrino
19th July 2022

Societal Value Metrics for Open Technology

Societal Value Metrics for Open Technology OpenUK launched its first sustainability strategy last year, and as a result embarked on a journey to elevate the...

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Amanda Brock
1st July 2022

Launching the OpenUK Summer of Open Source Software Security

OpenUK launched its Summer of Open Source Security on 29 June, with me having the honour of joining Open Source Initiative Founder, Bruce Perens, in...

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Amanda Brock
15th June 2022

Does Open Source Software need regulation?

Not for the first time, there have been calls for open source regulation. Regulating open source software would be wholly inappropriate and would fail to...

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Daniel Aldridge
10th June 2022

Pride in June and in Open Source – How LGBTQIA+ people are using Open Source to empower communities

As an out gay man, a proud ally to my LGBTQIA+ colleagues and a founding member of the Pride in BCS network of  LGBTQIA+ IT...

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Simon Phipps
24th May 2022

About The Standards Question In The OpenUK Survey

There is a question about “standards” in the OpenUK survey this time around.  Why is it there? The UK is an important contributor to global...

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Amanda Brock
10th May 2022

State of Open 2022 Survey Launch

OpenUK’s second “State of Open Survey” #StateofOpen is live and runs until midnight BST on 12 June https://bit.ly/OpenUKStateofOpen2022.  State of Open was met with incredibly...

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Amanda Brock
29th April 2022

What’s up at OpenUK this year

Following a hiatus in our blogposts we are back with a really exciting line up of guest blogs and updates and opinion pieces from OpenUK...

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