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NGI Pointer Kick-Off

ReachOut will be presented by Cedric Thomas, OW2 CEO, at NGI Pointer online kick-off.

NGI-POINTER aims to find ambitious NGI (Next Generation Internet) architects to change the underlying fabric of the internet and the web, by supporting promising bottom-up projects that are able to build, on top of state-of-the-art research, scalable protocols and tools to assist in the practical transition or migration to new or updated technologies, whilst keeping European Values at the core. The project started in January 2020 and will end in December 2022. 

For more information, please visit: https://www.ngi.eu/
Or contact: Mirko Presser, Aarhus University 
Associate Professor, PhD, MSc, MSci
Deputy Director of Research in the Centre for Digital Business Development, Mirko Presser coordinates NGI Pointer.

ReachOut September Webinar

Webinar #7 Leverage your project consortium and ecosystem of partners to recruit beta testers

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Date: Sept 23, at 4:00 PM

In this webinar, you will learn the basics to start using the ReachOut platform and create your own beta-testing campaign. This webinar will also give a special focus on early user recruitment, a critical aspect of the campaign success. 

To attend this webinar, please register here

Recorded previous webinar sessions are available in Tutorials

SFScon 2020, November 13-14, Bolzano, Italy

OW2 has been invited by SFScon 2020 to organize an OW2 presentation track.  ReachOut will be presented in this framework, along with other EU-funded projects and OW2 project presentations.

Find more about the agenda of the OW2 track at SFScon: https://www.ow2.org/view/Events/SFScon_2020

About SFScon
The South Tyrol Free Software Conference, SFScon, is one of Europe’s most established annual conferences on Free Software. SFScon promotes the use of Free Software in digital infrastructures as a tool to achieve greater innovation and competitiveness in the region. Here decision-makers and developers meet, learn and get inspired.
The conference will be held on November 13th and 14th 2020 at NOI Techpark in Bolzano/Bozen, Italy.
SFScon 2020 will definitely take place, and if conditions make it necessary, il will move to a virtual event.

Participation is free of charge and registration is available on the events website: https://www.sfscon.it. 

STAMP Success Story

Thanks to ReachOut, the STAMP team engaged external developers to evaluate and to amplify their own software testing suite.

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The STAMP toolsuite has been evaluated by professional Java teams in Europe, including EC-DGIT, CGI, Orange, Sopra-Steria, Station-F startup campus, Universities and SMEs.
The campaign feedback raised several technical issues, needs for software extensions and more programming languages.       

Read the STAMP success story

CROSSMINER Success Story

"The CROSSMINER platform provides us an easy assessment of the quality and maintainability of open source library used in our products"  Alessandra Bagnato (Softeam).

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Modeliosoft development team (Softeam) tested the deployment and usage of the CROSSMINER platform. The beta-testing campaign targeted business users and developers.
Among the results obtained, the team achieved a reduction of 40% of average time needed to evaluate existing open source components used in a Modelio project architecture. They've also enjoyed a 25% reduction of average time needed to choose open source components.       

Read the CROSSMINER success story

CROSS-CPP Beta-Testing Campaign

The CROSS-CPP project has just launched its first open data marketplace beta-testing campaign on UI and UX using the ReachOut platform.

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Cross-CPP integrated Final Prototype of AGORA Data Marketplace offers a privacy and secure platform to trade-off (buy and sell) Vehicles and Building datasets. 

The objective of this campaign is to get feedback from the User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) of the frontend application. We would provide detailed instructions to follow the processes from 

  1. Service Provider (Digital Company, Data-driven startup, etc.) to create "Data Requests" or 
  2. Data Owner to accept these "Request" and transform into Offers and Contracts.

NGI Impact Week

Cedric Thomas, OW2 CEO, joins a networking session organized by NGI Ledger and BluMorpho.

Networking session: Collaboration and Investment Discussion

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On Wednesday 24 June, Cedric Thomas, OW2 CEO, joined a networking session organized by NGI Ledger and BluMorpho with speakers from FundingBox, Blockwall Capital Fund, and the B-Hub supporting Blockchain companies. He had the opportunity to present the ReachOut platform to 16 SME decision makers.

The Impact Week is a digital week where participants create their own programme to connect, exchange and build through positive impact. They can join digitally and get to know impact leaders, investors and makers that have been working on new and sustainable solutions to address challenges of today and tomorrow.

Check out the Impact Week Programme

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IoF 2020 Webinar

IoF2020 the EU pilot project validating IoT solutions across agricultural sectors and ReachOut co-organize a webinar on best practices and tools for user acceptance testing.

Title: Best practices and tools for user acceptance testing of digital solutions in the agrifood and IoT context

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Get insights on best practices and tools for user acceptance testing of digital solutions by the EU projects IoF2020 & ReachOut. 

To attend this webinar, please register here

User Acceptance Testing (UAT), also known as End-User Testing or Beta testing, is crucial to receive early feedback on usability and relevance of features from your future end-users and to discover, record and correct any defects at an early stage. Basically, it’s the closest thing to a real-world test.

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ReachOut: A platform for the organization of beta test campaigns

Berlin, June 22, 2020
Publication: Fraunhofer Fokus News
Source: Original article

(C) Fabio Bracht by Unsplash
As part of the European research project ReachOut, a platform for the organization of beta test campaigns for European IT research projects has been created under the project management of Fraunhofer FOKUS. The aim is to ensure the quality and market readiness of new software solutions.

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OW2Online'20

The ReachOut project is presented by Alexandre Lefebvre, from UShareSoft, during OW2online'20, the first virtual edition of OW2con'20.

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Visit: OW2Online'20 website

OW2con'20, the open source annual conference of OW2 goes online, with one day of online presentations on June 17 and 1/2 day of break-out sessions on June 18. 

The ReachOut project is presented by Alexandre Lefebvre, from UShareSoft.
Check out the OW2online'20 conference program for more information about the talks and sessions organized this year.

View the Video and Presentation

The Reachout project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 825307.

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