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  • The Top 10 myths of frugal ICT

    The Top 10 myths of frugal ICT

    I have been working for more than 8 years in GreenIT and I have seen lately that several studies and initiatives have started. This is a very positive sign and shows that there is a real dynamic to change the impact of ICT. All actions, whether small scale, as a simple awareness, or on a larger scale such as the optimization of a website with millions of visitors, is good to take into account the climate emergency.

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  • The software world is destroying itself ... Manifesto for a more sustainable development

    The software world is destroying itself ... Manifesto for a more sustainable development

    The world of software is bad and if we do not act, we may regret it. Environment, quality, exclusion … Software Eats The World? Yes a little too much. The software world is bad. Well, superficially, everything is fine. How could a domain with so many economic promises for the well-being of humanity go wrong? Asking ourselves the question could be a challenging of all that. So everything is fine.

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  • End of life: software-induced obsolescence and wastes?

    End of life: software-induced obsolescence and wastes?

    The end of life stage of a software can be tough to apprehend and manage; this is why today we are focusing exclusively on this stage of the life cycle in an article that complete our Software LCA series. Find the complete Methodological Guide to software LCA as well as a use case on assessment of an application’s environmental impacts. Software hides to die (end of life & obsolescence) The end of life stage of a software is especially hard to apprehend in the life cycle assessment, specifically for the two following reasons:

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  • Software eco-design: what is the life cycle of a software?

    Software eco-design: what is the life cycle of a software?

    The goal of this article is to present the software life cycle. For each issue raised by life cycle assessment we identify in this article, we will indicate the approach we believe is the most appropriate, particularly for environmental impact evaluation. Find the complete Methodological Guide to software LCA as well as a use case on assessment of an application’s environmental impacts. Most manufactured goods’ life cycles, analyzed with a LCA (Life Cycle Assessment), can be considered made of the following six stages:

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