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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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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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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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Amanda Brock
4th July 2020

OpenUK Awards and Kids Competition Update

You may have noticed we have been busy recognising UK Leadership of Open Technology in the OpenUK Awards and building future leadership not only with...

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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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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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