It took place on October 12th and contained 11 talks about Free Software, Open Source, programming, and IT in general. The goal of the Poznań event was to encourage new people to join the Open Source movement.
The world linked by a unified core code base that accelerates society’s development and improves co-operation in crucial business sectors? Seems like a sci-fi dream? Well, yes, probably a bit. However, the latest project by OpenLMIS, which SolDevelo took an active part in, indicates that this fantasy is not so far fetched at all.
Our journey started at the end of the rainy season, which is actually not the best time to visit Kenya, due to the number of mosquitoes transmitting malaria. Before the trip, we had to visit the Tropical Medicine Clinic. After a short conversation with the doctor, we were vaccinated for yellow fever and got a prescription for anti-malaria pills.
At some point, all of us stood in front of a choice. Entering the adulthood. Having in mind, on the one hand, friends, school, social life, youth, on the other our own future, work, career. A hard choice for young people, and in most cases decisive for the whole life.
It needs no explanation that working on solutions that have a real social impact is in itself rewarding. Still, when the world reminds you that what you do is of benefit to society, one can feel even better about the everyday efforts in delivering the most qualified product possible.
The EBODAC project (Ebola vaccine Deployment, Acceptance, and Compliance) is developing strategies and tools to promote the acceptance and uptake of new Ebola vaccines, to help the right person receive the right vaccine at the right time.
The story which began just then became the subject of our #8 Tech Talk devoted to the great success of Labor Projects – a result of a fruitful cooperation between the non-profit enterprise Good World Solutions and our SolDevelo team.
Vera Solutions is a social enterprise and Certified B Corporation® with more than 40 full-time staff based in Boston, Cape Town, Geneva, Mumbai, Nairobi, New York, and Washington DC. The main interest of this organization is building cloud and mobile applications for social impact organizations worldwide.