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):

Study on digital solutions for rural areas published

In March 2020, ÖFIT published a study on digital solutions for rural areas I co-authored with my colleagues Nicole Opiela and Michel Stephan Rothe. The study points out the typical challenges of rural areas and then goes on to categorise digital solutions to those based on actual projects in Germany. Further, we surveyed a few …    read more »

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):

“Public Money Public Code” brochure translated to German

In March 2020, the German translation of the Public Money Public Code brochure by the Free Software Foundation Europe was published. The publication explores the potential of Free Software for the public sector, taking on misconceptions. In 2019, I had contributed a short article to the English original and later on presented the brochure at …    read more »