Announcing the launch of PloneGov.org — an innovative e-Government initiative

Open source experts from the public sector, SME and Plone community participated in the first Plone e-government international workshop. After two days of intense work the group decided to merge into 1 common project 3 e-government initiatives: CommunesPlone (Belgium, France), PloneGov.ch (Switzerland) and UdalPlone (Basque Country, Spain). The new project, based on the open source Content Management System Plone, will be named PloneGov.org. It now reaches over 40 local governments and 2 regions in 5 countries.

Announcing Stichting Zope Plone Netherlands

The major Dutch Zope and Plone service providers have founded the “Stichting Zope Plone Netherlands”.

Book: Professional Plone Development now shipping!

Book: Professional Plone Development now shipping!

To accompany the recently-released Plone 3, there's a new book on the market that teaches you best-practices for working with the latest Plone release.

Zope3.ru has been launched

Zope3.ru has been launched

Key Solutions company announcing public launch of Zope3.ru

Visit Plone at LinuxWorld San Francisco 2007!

The Plone project will be present at this year's LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, Aug 6th-9th. Drop by if you are curious about Plone, or visit the Plone Clinic™ to get help with any Plone-related issue. The doctors are in!

Thanks for making the Snow Sprint possible!

This year with 56 people from 14 different countries.

The fourth Snow Sprint is looking for sponsors

For the fourth year in a row, the Snow Sprint is arranged in the Austrian alps. This year bigger then ever and goals set higher then before. Saturday, 27th of January 2007 - Saturday, 3rd of February 2007.

Students: Help Plone Through Google's "GHOP" Contest

Students: Help Plone Through Google's "GHOP" Contest

Students age 13 and up who have not yet begun university studies can win prizes (and a coveted Google t-shirt!) by helping improve Plone through Google's new "Highly Open Participation Contest."

Support mailing lists now available in forum style

The Plone mailing lists are the best way to get help with Plone, and with the help of our good friends at Nabble, we now offer a web-based forum style browsing and posting interface to the lists.

Regional Plone forums available

A little while ago, we consolidated all the country/region/language-specific mailing lists for Plone, and made them available in a forum format via Nabble. So if you prefer getting help with Plone in your own language, check out the list below!

Plone Foundation opens registration for Google Summer of Code 2007

Plone Foundation opens registration for Google Summer of Code 2007

For the second consecutive year, Google has approved the Plone Foundation as a participating organization in their Summer of Code development program. If you're interested in getting paid to write Plone code, or to help out with mentoring our students, read on.

PloneGov awarded by the European Commission

The PloneGov team is proud to announce that their eGovernment open source initiative based on Plone has been awarded the “Good Practice label 2007”. PloneGov receives this prestigious label based on the recommendation from the 2007 European eGovernment Awards consortium.

PloneGov: vote for the “most innovative good practice” EU award

PloneGov has been selected amongst 53 finalists for the Third European e-Governement Awards. PloneGov's goal is to develop a set of generic tools matching the needs of local government and other public administrations. The initiative is open and aims to reach many more organizations. Each of you can vote for PloneGov in the "most innovative good practice" category and thus help, in concrete terms, this new e-Government open source initiative.

PloneGov won the biggest French open source project award

PloneGov community and Zea Partners are proud to announce that the new Plone e-government initiative won the biggest French award for open source project Jun13 during a ceremony hold in the city of Paris Town Hall. This award, called "Grand prix du jury des Lutèce d'Or 2007", demonstrates the PloneGov work quality and encourages us to continue on this way.

Plone4Artists sprinters improve multimedia in Plone

Plone4Artists sprinters improve multimedia in Plone

The first ever Plone sprint in Boston took place July 18-22, 2007. The goal was to improve the multimedia capabilities of Plone and further develop the Plone4Artists suite of products. Over 20 participants sprinted for 5 days, made 6 new product releases and had a whole lot of fun in Beantown.

Plone4Universities project started

The Plone4Universities project was founded during the Plone Conference 2007 in Naples

Ploneability presentations, photos posted

Ploneability presentations, photos posted

Presentations, photos and evaluation results from the Ploneability Higher Ed event last week are now available online.

Plone reaches 1 million downloads

A few days ago, Plone's download counter passed a million downloads.

Plone Solutions rebrands company as “Jarn”

Levels the playing field for all Plone companies, and benefits the Plone Foundation.

Plone version numbering adjustments

We have adjusted Plone's version naming policy slightly, to make it easier to understand and communicate what to expect from a certain release or upgrade.

Plone Conference 2007 Live Web Streaming

Plone Conference 2007 Live Web Streaming

Plone Conference 2007 will be streamed live. Find out how to join us virtually if you can't make it to Naples!

Plone conference 2007 location result

The Plone Foundation members have voted and decided that the Plone conference in 2007 will be located in Naples, Italy.

Plone Conference 2007: Questionnaire and Event Dates

This year's conference will be held in Naples (Napoli) in Italy.