2013 AGM - Monday 19 August 17:30

Posted on: July 16, 2013 - 20:42 By: dave

The 2013 NZOSS Annual General Meeting will be on Monday 19 August starting at 17:30.

We will "meet" online via IRC (Internet Relay Chat - there are free IRC clients for every platform) in the #nzoss room on irc.freenode.net - we will be discussing the agenda further on our OpenChat mailing list.

Anyone may take part in the AGM, but only financial members can vote for officers, councillors, or on any other issues.

You are invited to nominate yourself or someone else for one of these elected roles:

Ratification of ESRI restful web service as an open standard

Posted on: May 9, 2013 - 19:26 By: pcreso

In the global GIS, spatial data & web mapping arena ESRI plays a similar role as the dominant global player to Microsoft, but as with all analogies, don't treat this as 100% gospel. There are many players out there, in the FOSS arena and others.

The Open Geospatial Consortium is a standards developing body in the spatial software domain, generally supporting/facilitating interoperability.

2012 NZ Open Source Awards

Posted on: November 9, 2012 - 16:39 By: dave

The NZOSS was very pleased to be a part, as a community supporter, of the NZ Open Source Awards which took place this past Wednesday night in Wellington. The event was superbly organised and run by the good folks at Catalyst IT and it was an inspiring display of creative energy and commitment to free and open source software by the NZ FOSS community. The full results of the awards are on available on the NZOSA website.

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