Open data
If you haven't heard of 18F, it's time to get them on your radar. In this interview, we speak with Python developer and 18F engineering director Kaitlin Devine before her talk at All Things Open in Raleigh.
2 comments Posted 12 Oct 2015 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Mark Bohannon calls attention to a report highlighting the positive elements of government open source adoption.
0 comments Posted 9 Oct 2015 by Mark Bohannon (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
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
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.
5 comments Posted 6 Aug 2015 by Mark Bohannon (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
After months of preparation, the European Commission (EC) released its broad 5-year roadmap in early May for information and communications technology (ICT) policy, the Digital Single Market Strategy, or DSM.
1 comment Posted 11 Jun 2015 by Paul Brownell (Red Hat) Feed
CityCamp NC, now in its fifth year, brings an entrepreneurial spirit to citizen-problem solving. CityCamp NC is an annual, citizen-led unconference, aiming to solve civic challenges with open technology and community input. We aim to partner with our local, county, and state government agencies to... Read more
2 comments Posted 10 Jun 2015 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
While government software developers collaborate well today, 2009 was a different story. Much of the software was redundant, locked up by vendors and integrators, incompatible with other software, and had a small base of people who knew how to maintain it. In short, it was a challenge.
0 comments Posted 17 Apr 2015 by Chris Nimmer Feed
UN flag with open source in government text
A strong society has a common ownership of its critical infrastructure. co-founder Thomas Bjelkeman-Pettersson discusses why open source software is right for developing countries' digital governance.