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. It is good that governments are concerned about improving and modernizing their different systems, the same should happen with you in your …    read more »