A collection of some of the most influential people gathering and speaking at the Code for America Summit 2015 to follow on Twitter.
0 comments Posted 30 Sep 2015 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
As the the encryption access debate heats up in the United States and abroad, Mark Bohannon weighs the consequences of revisiting the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA).
0 comments Posted 25 Sep 2015 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
Are we on the cusp of seeing dramatic changes in the way governments operate by publishing and consuming open data? Mark Headd, Developer Evangelism at Accela seems to think so.
0 comments Posted 7 Sep 2015 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Earlier this year, Croatian political party ORaH published a new policy that relies heavily on open source solutions, addresses the dangers off vendor lock-in, and insists on open document standards. Best of all, they did it the open source way.
0 comments Posted 28 Aug 2015 by Josip Almasi Feed
The Open Election Data Initiative wants to give access to election data for a true picture of an election process, including how candidates are certified, how and which voters are registered, what happens on election day, whether results are accurate, and how complaints are resolved.
0 comments Posted 7 Aug 2015 by Michelle S. Brown Feed
Indian flag with text: open source
The Government of India (GOI) has adopted a comprehensive and supportive open source policy. It builds on their earlier efforts to adopt open standards for procurement.
4 comments Posted 6 Aug 2015 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
The impact of technology on society and the economy continues to excite and challenge government. Paul Brownell tells policy-makers the best place for them to focus is on open source, where the future is happening.
1 comment Posted 3 Aug 2015 by Paul Brownell (Red Hat) Feed
The history of creativity and how the rise of it has propelled open data forward today.
0 comments Posted 22 Jun 2015 by Aseem Sharma Feed
Code for Raleigh brigade captain describes three ways that volunteer civic hackers can help their city, county, or state municipalities, move code forward for their communities to make a positive impact for their community.
0 comments Posted 19 Jun 2015 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
I’ve lived in many cities during my military career. Each time I’ve moved, I’ve had to deal with a new city’s website, and what I’ve learned is that there are great differences across each city's site design and in how much government data is online and accessible.
3 comments Posted 18 Jun 2015 by John Allison Feed