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27.03.2014 New Euritas member from the Netherlands:
Samenwerking Noord

Samenwerking Noord is a new Euritas member

Euritas is welcoming a new member from the Netherlands: Samenwerking Noord. Samenwerking Noord is a joint collaboration of (semi) government organizations in the field of ICT in the Northern Netherlands. The partnership was launched in 2010 and has grown to 24 contracting parties up to now.

The purpose of the Samenwerking Noord is:

  • Joining forces within the government (including data center services, IT management and network connectivity)
  • Provision of shared ICT services for continuity, flexibility and innovation capacity
  • Optimization of the labor market
  • Reduction of IT costs (e.g. through joint procurement of ICT, joint hiring of scarce expertise)
  • Contribution to the development of Northern Netherlands as an attractive and economically strong region

At the next Euritas Chief Executive Board (CEB) meeting in Copenhagen Mr. Peter Wouters, CIO municipality of Groningen and Mr. Gerard Doll, Business Unit Manager ICT at RDW (Department of Road Transport) will join in as representatives from Samenwerking Noord.

Other guests from Ireland and Italy will also participate at the CEB meeting, where the focus for the working groups and the next activities in 2014 will be discussed.

Source: Euritas