Free, Open Source Software is often times labeled as “unfit for critical infrastructure” by those not working in the field or by stakeholders of proprietary software companies. Contrary, Open Source advocates would reply with the exact opposite, so which one is true?
Traditionally, Germany has a diverse association system. In the approximately 620,000 associations in the Federal Republic, 50 million people are active, almost all of them on a voluntary basis. According… Read More »Why Digitization is essential for Associations and how ViOffice can help
ViOffice as a sustainable Open Source alternative to Google, Microsoft and others – Our Mission in 2022
After we recently outlined our technical improvements for the new year in a blog post, we would also like to transparently announce our focus in marketing this year. We further… Read More »ViOffice as a sustainable Open Source alternative to Google, Microsoft and others – Our Mission in 2022
We specify open standards for public IT projects. Development orders are usually requested as open source, the corresponding software is principally made public. Coalition Agreement, 24.11.2021, p. 15 The new… Read More »Habemus Coalition Agreement: The New German Government and Open Source
Privacy is generally perceived as a problem on individual level, although it has an important, often neglected social component. We highlight the central issues and how they can be solved.
Ida Manko has already gained many years of experience in the HR departments of large companies. In a guest article, she talks about her day-to-day work and describes the changes brought about by digitization and the generational transition.
Exactly one year ago, on October 06, 2020, we officially presented ViOffice to the public. What started as an evening idea in a student flat-share is now a growing start-up in the Trier IT scene. We would like to share with you our experiences.
E-mail is one of the oldest, most widely used and widespread messaging and web protocols on the internet. But how can communication via e-mail be securely and reliably encrypted?
On September 26, 2021, a new Bundestag (German Federal Parliament) will be elected for the 20th time since the founding of the Federal Republic of Germany. Regardless of the outcome… Read More »Microtargeting: Influence on democratic elections