manager - developer Joseph Garrone Head of the Free Software unit - developer Bastien Guerry I build and lead the Free Software unit at Etalab (DINUM) and I am in charge of anything related to the publication of source code. I develop tools to help public agencies use more Free Software and I maintain/promote the Free Software catalogs published by the DINUM. I am in charge of the Free Software unit communications and I promote our Free Software expertise & actions in order to reach both public agencies and the civil society. The Free Software unit
The Free Software unit supports administrations in publishing their source codes through the development and maintenance of the code.gouv.fr platform. • Code.gouv.fr references codes and libraries published by administrations and aims to promote their reuse. CODE.GOUV.FR
sector • We promote Free Software used by the administration: a community of civil servants maintains a list of them on the inter-ministerial Free Software platform (SILL). • This platform references Free Software in use today within public agencies and promotes their wider use. +100 Free Software experts from public agencies +250 Referenced software SILL
presenting Free Software used and/or developed by administrations. • All the workshops are accessible to everyone and can be replayed on Etalab's BlueHats channel. • You can find the details of the presentations on the workshop repository.
newsletter in French that shares information about the use and development of Free Software by, in, and for the public sector. • By reading it, you will discover projects that you can test or follow; by contributing to it, you will share your initiatives and interests with the community.
Semester of Code internship program, allowing engineering students to contribute to Free Software created or used by public administrations. • Students will work on a Free Software contribution project proposed by a public agent. • This is an opportunity for students to work for the general interest, to discover the administration and to perfect their Free Software skills.
administration and the actors of the Free Software ecosystem. To engage the administration and mobilize the Free Software ecosystem around actions that help the public sector to implement the action plan. To detect and support possible collaborations, between administrations on the one hand, between administrations and the Free Software ecosystem on the other. 10 The Free Software set up and leads a council of expertise and mobilization for Free Software in the administration. Both public agencies and actors from the Free Software ecosystem are participating. Its goal is to inform and to mobilize around the action plan, with three objectives: Free Software council of expertise and mobilization
Software unit participates in the various works of the European Commission on open source such as: • The elaboration of the European catalog of open source solutions. • The discussions on support mechanisms, particularly financial, for Free Software.