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Boundless and Monsanto announce Collabration

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Boundless and Monsanto have joined hands to contribute to the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) community. This contribution will enable the users of the most widely used open source desktop GIS software to utilize user-based authentication to determine what data on the system the user can access.

Among the contributions is an OAuth Plugin that was donated to enable modern authorization of users within the Quantum GIS (QGIS) open source desktop project. The code only covers the authentication process and does not share any company information or data from Monsanto or any of its customers.

This contribution marks part of a larger open source initiative Monsanto is undertaking. Read more…

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