Open Source

Sustainable open source deployment for digital sovereign administration

The one-sided dependence on software providers with proprietary business models impairs the digital sovereignty of the administration – this is the conclusion of a market analysis commissioned by the Federal Ministry of the Interior from PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers). The auditing firm therefore recommends the use of open source software (OSS). The OSB Alliance (Open Source Business Alliance e.V.) has therefore published a position paper on the use of open source in administration