How can open source software be sustainable in international development?

ictworks logoAs this ICTworks blog discusses, the tension between 'open source software development' and 'sustainability in ICT for development projects' is multifaceted and nuanced.

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Call for Consultant (Coordinating author): Data openness, ownership and governance

GODAN logoGODAN is seeking a consultant to be the coordinating author of a 10 - 20 page think-piece report exploring issues of open data, data ownership and data governance in the context of agriculture and nutrition.

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ITC to host Geo-Ethics Symposium, 14 March 2016, Enschede, NL

ITC logoDate: Monday, 14 March 2016
Venue: University of Twente campus, Vrijhof building, Amphitheater, Enschede, The Netherlands

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To share or not to share: Drivers & barriers for sharing citizen-sensed weather data

Author(s): Mohammad Gharesifard, Uta Wehn
Journal of Hydrology, available online 28 January 2016

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Sweden: ULI Geoforum to conduct study on socio-economic effects of open geodata

uli geoforum logoThe Swedish geodata industry organization, ULI Geoforum, seeks to enable decision-makers from public and private sectors to make policy choices regarding the free availability of geodata. ULI Geoforum will undertake a study on the economic effects of open geodata in Sweden - the first such study in Sweden. The project is funded by Vinnova.

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AMCIS 2016 Call for papers: Managing ICT4D field research in the developing world: Challenges, opportunities, & innovative solutions

ICTs in Global Development (SIGGlobDev) Track, within the 22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems
11–13 August 2016, San Diego, California, USA

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Open Science Workshop, 10 November 2015, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

Creating a successful European Digital Single Market requires open science, open innovation, open scholarship and open infrastructures.

Open Science Nov2015 no2

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