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We blog about many different topics. Sometimes this is news on things that happen on Kopano, or simply something that we felt was interesting to share about how our teams work. Our blogs also reflect on tech- and non-tech news that relates to us or affects us. Stay tuned!

Open source, of course…

“Basically, of course, FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) in government is always welcome first.” – Reading this statement in a blog post a few days […]

June 30, 2021
Open Source

Brainwashed by Microsoft

“At least it works,” replied a father recently in response to my criticism of the use of MS365 in online classes. It very much irritated me […]

June 23, 2021
Open Source

The internet is broken

A few days ago, heise.de ran the headline “The Internet is broken”, presumably driving the click rate per article to not inconsiderable heights. What happened? A […]

June 16, 2021
Open Source
letter from the future

Digitization in Public Sectors – a letter from the future

The foyer and the open workshop spaces of the town hall are bustling with activity. In the open plenum, a group of artists is working on […]

June 2, 2021
Open Source
Open Source Alternative

Open Source Alternative for Microsoft Graph

It seems that the topic of digital sovereignty is becoming a bigger focus for more and more companies, administrations, educational institutions and institutions. Slowly but steadily, […]

May 26, 2021
Open Source

Microsoft is not a solution for schools

It’s no secret that Kopano is being critical of proprietary software solutions. Digital sovereignty is our top priority and all Kopaneros and Kopaneras work every day […]

May 19, 2021
Open Source
Independence

A lesson in independence

People are somehow strange in their striving for independence. Just don’t tie yourself too tightly to something that could restrict your freedom. The independent and individual […]

April 28, 2021
Open Source

Bundescloud with Microsoft?!

I have been following this discussion in the OSB Alliance mailing lists for a few days. Now I’ve also read the article from heise about it […]

April 14, 2021
Open Source
data hygiene

What do you think about data hygiene?

Hygiene is a big and important topic in Corona times and data hygiene in companies should be similar. Many companies still do not care enough or […]

April 14, 2021
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Digital sovereignty for non-techies

When you start learning about digital sovereignty as a non-techie, you start to realise that something as ordinary as sending emails is highly vulnerable in terms […]

March 10, 2021
Open Source
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