3 open source e-Government projects merge and launch PloneGov.org
Open source experts from the public sector, community and SME's participated in the first Plone e-government international workshop. After two days of intense work the group decided to merge into 1 common project 3 e-government initiatives: CommunesPlone (Belgium, France), PloneGov.ch (Switzerland) and UdalPlone (Basque Country, Spain). The new project, based on the open source Content Management System Plone, will be named PloneGov.org. It now reaches over 40 local governments and 2 regions in 5 countries.