Article: Linux Foundation launches open source agriculture infrastructure project

Food, Open Provisioning

Linux Foundation launches open source agriculture infrastructure project

The Linux Foundation has lifted the lid on a new open source digital infrastructure project aimed at the agriculture industry. The AgStack Foundation, as the new project will be known, is designed to foster collaboration among all key stakeholders in the global agriculture space, spanning private business, governments, and academia.

As with just about every other industry in recent years, there has been a growing digital transformation across the agriculture sector that has ushered in new connected devices for farmers and myriad AI and automated tools to optimize crop growth and circumvent critical obstacles, such as labor shortages.

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Article: Workplace Technology will Embrace Open Source in 2021

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Workplace Technology will Embrace Open Source in 2021

Companies will look to make remote work sustainable and secure in the long term.

Open source technology has been on a constant growth trajectory over the last few decades, with 77% of IT decision makers planning to implement enterprise software last year alone. The COVID-19 pandemic made open, cloud-based collaboration tools even more critical, especially as IT departments sought out scalable, transparent, and low cost options.

With remote work becoming the mainstay of doing business, organizations will look to do even more to help their employees stay productive and engaged. .

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