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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!

Kopano Kraph

Kopano Kraph – perfectly connected and digitally sovereign

I am an “as-well-as” fan. On the one hand, I want to have digital sovereignty, i.e. be independent of top dogs like Microsoft. On the other […]

February 17, 2021
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Kopano 2021 – “Your data, your terms” applies more than ever before

For several years now, politicians and, in fact, most of Europe have been talking a lot about digital sovereignty and the control over our data that […]

February 10, 2021
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Digital patient file – your data under your control?!

Since 01 January 2021, the time has come – the electronic patient record (ePA) is to offer all insured persons in Germany the voluntary opportunity to […]

February 3, 2021
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Kopano to go

“One Kopano-to-Go, please!” …

… or: How do I get my own mail and communication server in just 30 minutes? This question came to me when my daughter got her […]

January 27, 2021
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A thought experiment: Enriching connections between apps with Solid

In preparation discussions for out talk at this years Cloud Storage Services for Synchronization and Sharing (CS3) conference we also briefly discussed the Solid project. And […]

January 25, 2021
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Digital Sovereignty and Democracy

“The German government is critical of the blocking of US President Donald Trump’s Twitter account,” the Süddeutsche Zeitung recently wrote. What was going on there? Wasn’t […]

January 20, 2021
Open Source
E-mail is an identity factor

The e-mail is dead, long live the e-mail

E-mail has been pronounced dead often enough – a tool from the last century that is no longer cutting edge. However, it is still the case […]

January 13, 2021
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Living in a world that lacks digital sovereignty

A statement about blocking an undesirable government figure: I read articles like https://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/trump-twitter-merkel-1.5170842 or https://news.yahoo.com/angela-merkel-believes-trump-permanent-213832660.html?guccounter=1 and think to myself, Wow. Of course the Chancellor is right […]

January 12, 2021
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Open Source for Health

What has Open Source to do with Covid-19 vaccines?

In Germany Vaccination against Covid-19 began on December 27, 2020. About 300 million vaccine doses are expected to be available in Germany in 2021 if all […]

January 7, 2021

Planning meetings and appointments with Harmonizely and the Kopano calendar

Today I would like to introduce you to a practical tool that not only simplifies everyday life for users, but also shows developers how easy it […]

December 22, 2020