Open source developers visit Dutch government

Serafeim Zanikolas serzan at
Wed Sep 14 12:26:59 EEST 2005

12-09-2005 - Last Friday several open source developers visited the Dutch 
government organisation for ICT, i.e. ICTU, for the first meeting of the OSS 
Guru Group. The aim of the OSS Guru Group is to create a sustainable 
relationship between the Open Source community and an ICTU-project that 
develops software for the government. The software currently under 
development entails a redesign of the GBA, i.e. the Population Registry. This 
software will be based on open source components, and will be deployed on a 
large scale by approximately 3 Ministries, 500 Municipalities and more than 
5000 government agencies. [..]

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