Crucial for EU
Proprietary Software is mainly built outside EU
Let’s not give up on our best brains!
Grow knowledge here, now!
Push for innovation
Openness foster collaboration
Openness foster innovation
Open Source for Dummies
Select products carefully, engage the community
Give back avoid Vampires & Vendor Lock-in
Account for Professional Support no paying no gain!
Open Source != Free
Plan for the features you need not how many licenses
Works by imposition
We probably need shorter and simpler guidelines!
Adapting to INSPIRE is expensive
Existing data repositories
Real world moves faster than
Open Data & Open Source provides momentum,
let’s use it!
Issues & Blockers
Wrong approaches to Open Source
Lack of real R&D funding for SME
Competition from Universities & Foundations
Unclear rules for creating SME networks
Somewhat high standards for bids participation
Lack of Knowledge around
INSPIRE at operational
We work for people
People ask for more data & services
Complexity generate confusion
Confusion generate failures
development of new values
solutions that meet new requirements
old market needs in new ways
Open Source & Open Data are fostering innovation
INSPIRE does generate business, but could do
better about innovation