Blog post on debates and practices of Free and Open Source Software in German government published

In April 2020, I co-wrote a blog post with my colleague Hüseyin Sagkal retracing some of the debates and practices of Free and Open Source software in German public administrations. The aim was to provide a cursory overview and a link collection with no claim of comprehensiveness, as an additional resource to the Public Money …    read more »

Blog post on evidence-based public management published

In April 2020, I wrote a blog post with my colleague Hüseyin Sagkal summarising a white paper on the use of data for public management, especially enhanced control for the political leadership, . The original whitepaper was written by Juliane Schmeling, Anja Marx und Holger Kurrek. Here’s the blog post at Verwaltung-der-Zukunft.org (in German):

Blog post on desire and reality of Open Government Data

In March 2020, my colleague Hüseyin Sagkal and I published a blog post summarising the findings from a whitepaper on desire and reality of Open Government Data I had co-authored in 2019. Read the blog post here (in German):

Panel discussion on innovation in public procurement

In February 2020, I participated in a panel discussion on innovation in public procurement at the German “Day of the public contracting authority” at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. I was invited based on the whitepaper on strategic IT procurement I had written in 2019 and argued specifically for the introduction of …    read more »

Slam on Free Software for the public sector at Smart Country Convention

In October 2019, I participated in the NEGZ Slam on “digital souvereignty” at the Smart Country Convention in Berlin. The Smart Country Convention is among the leading congresses on digital government in Germany. I dedicated my few minutes pushing the advantages of Free Software for the public sector: Digital souverän ist der Staat, wenn er …    read more »