Plone Gov Brings Os To Public Sector


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How Plone is bringing the benefits of open source to the private sector. Dylan Jay from PretaWeb presents at CeBIT Sydney.

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    1. 1. Bringing open source to the public sector By Dylan Jay Technical Solutions Manager PretaWeb
    2. 2. <ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Employee satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>No lock ins </li></ul>Benefits of Open Source for Governments
    3. 3. Collaboration means everyone benefits
    4. 4. <ul><ul><li>“ Other government agencies can now build on our experience and resources, to ensure they get a content management system that meets their business requirements, is Web Guidelines compliant and is a very cost effective solution” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laurence Millar, NZ Gov CIO </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Easy to support and administer </li></ul><ul><li>Plone runs on anything </li></ul><ul><li>You won’t need new staff </li></ul><ul><li>Probably need an integrator </li></ul><ul><li>Learn then Contribute = Staff are happy </li></ul>Plone and your IT Staff
    6. 6. <ul><li>OSS is more secure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IE 'unsafe' for 284 days in 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Firefox 9 days </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plone security is deep rooted </li></ul><ul><li>Users, Groups, Roles, Local Roles </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible authentication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LDAP, ActiveDirectory etc. </li></ul></ul>Plone is secure
    7. 7. <ul><li>~100 core developers </li></ul><ul><li>Top 2% of open source projects </li></ul>Plone is Supported <ul><li>Support contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Custom development </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Deployment </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>PloneGov is: </li></ul><ul><li>an open source project that involves developing software applications by and for public administrations. </li></ul><ul><li>built on open source tools: </li></ul>What is PloneGov?
    9. 9. <ul><li>Around 55 European, North and South American and African Public organisations participate in the PloneGov project. </li></ul>Participating countries
    10. 10. <ul><li>PloneGov has generated 14 usable tools such as: </li></ul><ul><li>meetings management for a decision-making entity </li></ul><ul><li>modules to order administrative documents on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>business directories </li></ul><ul><li>job vacancies publishers </li></ul><ul><li>documentary management tools </li></ul><ul><li>out of the box municipal Internet sites </li></ul><ul><li>project management frameworks </li></ul>Applications
    11. 12. <ul><li>’s success results from a close collaboration between </li></ul><ul><li>Public sector (cities, regions and parliaments) </li></ul><ul><li>an international network of SMEs building Plone solutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Government wants to engage with something that understands them </li></ul><ul><li>Plone is powerful to start with </li></ul>Why is plonegov a success?
    12. 14. <ul><li>Parliaments </li></ul><ul><li>Parlement de la Communauté française ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>Parlement francophone bruxellois ( </li></ul><ul><li>Regional governments </li></ul><ul><li>Région Wallonne ( </li></ul><ul><li>Communauté française Wallonie-Bruxelles ( </li></ul><ul><li>Municipalities and cities PloneGov project counts over 50 Belgian local governments eg, </li></ul><ul><li>Administration communale d'Andenne ( </li></ul><ul><li>Administration communale de Sambreville ( </li></ul><ul><li>Public social services </li></ul><ul><li>Centre public d'aide sociale d'Anderlues ( Centre public d'aide sociale de Sambreville </li></ul>Belgium
    13. 15. Visit:
    14. 16. <ul><li>Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>In 2002 the new Brazilian president issued a directive to increase effective use of the IT budget. </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Plone selected for government applications at Federal, State and city levels. </li></ul><ul><li>just launched its 50 th government portal. </li></ul><ul><li>collaboration practices have been implemented across IT departments resulting in more work efficiently done in the public interest. </li></ul>Case Study - Brazilian Federal Government
    15. 18. <ul><ul><li>“ We were looking for an open source solution that had the requisite functionality, an established track record and a critical mass of developer support. Plone met all those criteria.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laurence Millar, NZ Gov CIO </li></ul></ul>
    16. 19. <ul><li>Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>By 2010 , the operation of government will be transformed as government agencies and their partners use technology to provide user-centred information and services and achieve joint outcomes. </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>State Services Commission announced Plone will be made freely available to central and local government agencies. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently used by: </li></ul><ul><li> , </li></ul><ul><li> , </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Case Study – e-Government New Zealand
    17. 20. <ul><li>PretaWeb is a Plone Integration company. </li></ul><ul><li>We build: </li></ul><ul><li>CMS websites </li></ul><ul><li>Intranets </li></ul><ul><li>Extranets </li></ul><ul><li>Document Repositories </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise 2.0 Systems </li></ul><ul><li>eGovernment Solutions </li></ul>Who is PretaWeb? Visit: