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comunicato | Rome, 27 March 2018

Engineering Group and the Open Source Initiative partner for enhanced leadership in open source

Engineering Group continues its support of global open source software communities

Engineering Group – global IT player and Italian leader in digital transformation – announced their continued sponsorship of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) (www.opensource.org). The OSI is international recognized as the stewards of open source software, working to promote and protect open source projects, development and communities. For 20 years the organization has served as the reference point for individuals, non-profit organizations, international enterprises, and governments that recognize the critical role of open source in enabling flexibility, transparency, innovation, and added-value in technology-based products and services.

Moreover Daniele Gagliardi – Technical Manager at Engineering Group’s Open Source Competency Center – has been re-elected Corporate representative in the Board of Directors of OW2 (www.ow2.org), one of the major global open source software communities and an OSI Associate member. OW2 grants the durable and sustainable development of the most adopted and reliable enterprise-level open source solutions. It hosts over 100 open source projects, including Knowage, SpagoBI, and Spago4Q, realized by Engineering Group.

As for Knowage – the reference brand for business analytics – the most important novelties, available for download on OW2 marketplace starting from 6.2 version, focus on improved features supporting data inquiry and cross navigation through interactive cockpits, in order to offer even more flexible and effective tools to extract value from one’s business data. For all updates and upcoming events, visit www.knowage-suite.com.

Engineering Group’s sponsorship highlights the broad appeal and value of open source software and the communities of practice that enable its development, we are so grateful to have their support” said Patrick Masson, OSI General Manager. “Engineering Group serves as a model across industries, showcasing how business can authentically engage, as users of open source software, as developers of open source projects, and as contributors to open source communities.”