IDgis developes Open Source software according to Open Standards. Recently IDgis signed the Dutch manifest for Open Standards. This manifest is part of a programme of the Dutch government to encourage interoperability.
The Cabinet refers to interoperability as the power of systems and information systems to be able to exchange data and information by electronic means within and between organisations. Interoperability is an essential prerequisite for a future-proof development of services and applications directly or indirectly enabled by ICT. The Dutch Lower Chamber, with an eye on these social goals, has announced that it considers the use of open standards and open source software by the government and the public and semi-public sectors to be important. as the power of systems and information systems to be able to exchange data and information by electronic means within and between organisations.The manifest is initiated by the Dutch organisation NOiV (The Netherlands in Open Connection).