[Talk-co] [Off-Topic] InaSAFE gana premio como "proyectos de software libre más prometedores 2012"
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Jue Feb 7 15:07:53 GMT 2013
En dos meses llego a Colombia y vemos que hacemos :)
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 10:03 AM, hyances en gmail.com <hyances en gmail.com>wrote:
> Felicitaciones a los autores! Sueño con el día en que podamos aplicarlo
> en el contexto colombiano.
> (en inglés)
> InaSAFE wins award as one of the “Most Promising Open Source Projects of
> First, Indonesia’s President Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono praised InaSAFE
> (Indonesia Scenario Assessment for Emergencies), as being “very
> beneficial for all of us” <http://www.aifdr.org/?p=821>.
> Now, this innovative software developed by Indonesia’s National Disaster
> Management Agency (BNPB), and AusAID through the Australia-Indonesia
> Facility for Disaster Reduction (AIFDR), together with the World Bank, has
> been selected as a 2012 Open Source Rookie of the Year<http://www.blackducksoftware.com/open-source-rookies> by
> Black Duck, the trusted partner for open source software adoption,
> management and governance.
> InaSAFE, along with projects from groups such as Yahoo! and Twitter, was
> selected for this prestigious award from amongst 1,000’s of open source
> programs that were started in 2012.
> InaSAFE is free and open software that anyone with basic computer skills
> can use. It can produce realistic disaster scenarios for contingency
> planning. It has been designed to help Indonesia and other countries in the
> region to effectively prepare for natural disasters by better understanding
> the likely impacts of disasters such as floods, earthquakes or tsunamis.
> AIFDR’s Risk and Vulnerability Manager, Dr Trevor Dhu said that
> developing InaSAFE as an Open Source project was a conscious decision that
> aligns with the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO)
> 2010 policy on open source which states that “Australian Government
> agencies will actively participate in open source software communities and
> contribute back where appropriate” (
> “Developing InaSAFE as an open source project has allowed us to encourage
> global collaboration.
> “It has allowed disaster experts from across the world to contribute to
> this effort to better understand disasters and, ultimately, reduce the
> tragic impact of disasters in Indonesia and the region.
> “Open source has proven to be a viable model for software development
> because it maximises quality, transparency and exposure of the project.
> “This generally leads to more collaboration and increased sustainability“,
> Dr Dhu said.
> Now in its fifth year, the prestigious annual award identifies the top 10
> open source projects of the year based on an analysis of open source
> projects found in the Black Duck® KnowledgeBase™<http://www.blackducksoftware.com/products/knowledgebase>
> and Ohloh.net <http://www.ohloh.net/>. This analysis highlighted that
> InaSAFE represents more than 50 person years of work from over 20
> For more information about the 2012 Open Source Rookies of the Year,
> please visit www.blackducksoftware.com/open-source-rookies and
> For more information about the InaSAFE project please see www.inasafe.org
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