Adullact To Award Open Source Development Project

Gijs Hillenius | Joinup | May 27, 2014

Adullact, the platform for French civil servants working on free software, is organising an award for the best open source tablet-based solution aimed at public administrations. The competition is open to all computer science students. The award ceremony will take place in mid-September, coinciding with the organisation's annual congress in the city of Montpellier.

To participate in the competition a software application must be useful to those working in public administrations, including health care. The tablet app may focus on elected municipal officials, or on well-defined government services such as urban planning or civil registry, Adullact writes in its announcement. Solutions must involve mobility, facilitating civil servants or elected officials to use the app everywhere. Students should also have ideas on how to use crowdfunding to finance the proposed service or project...