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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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Amanda Brock
6th January 2021

Did the pandemic “open up” innovation in 2020?

I certainly couldn’t have imagined when I wrote Information Age’s review of open source in 2019, that I would be writing a similar review a...

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Amanda Brock
24th November 2020

Liz Rice winner of the OpenUK Individual Award on improving open source in society

I’m delighted to be the winner of the Individual category at the inaugural Open Technology Awards. If you’re involved with containers, Kubernetes and cloud native...

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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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Amanda Brock
28th July 2020

OpenUK collaborates with European Commission Observatory’s report enriching content covering UK open source

EU’s Open Source Software Country Intelligence Report produced by OSOR covers attitudes to open source across continent, and highlights UK opportunities for open technology London...

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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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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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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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