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The headlines of the eGovernment ( articles I wrote and published for the European Commission in July 2017.


Here is a first post in Debian's updated version of Hugo (0.25.1-1) which comes with support for Emacs' Org-Mode.


The headlines of the eGovernment ( articles I wrote and published for the European Commission in June 2017.


Recent Publications

  • Free and open source software across the EU

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  • Governments could save millions by reducing their dependence on a single desktop vendor

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  • The Steady March of the European Penguins

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OpenGovernment portal

The two focal points of the Opengov portal are open government and public sector modernisation. It aims to help public administrations face mounting challenges, including budgetary pressures following the financial crises and a growing lack of trust in public administration.


ePractice is a community for eGovernment professionals, and eInclusion and eHealth practitioners. The community empowers users to discuss and influence open government, policy-making and the way in which public administrations operate and deliver services.

Open Source Observatory and Repository

The Open Source Observatory is a community for exchanging news, experiences and best practices around open source solutions for use in public administrations. We help you find open source software made available by other public administrations, and solve issues related to development.


I teach what I practice. The message is delivered effectively, convincingly and with gusto - engaging and enthusing students.

  • 2015 - 2016: Writing for the Web, a tailor made course for an international engineering & consultancy company;
  • 2011 - 2015: Professional Writing & Copy Writing, Willem De Kooning Media Academie, Hogeschool van Rotterdam.