With the ability to move quickly, easily integrate, and review the code’s security firsthand, it is really no surprise that many governments are turning to open source software for their IT projects and initiatives. Email systems house and transmit sensitive information that government agencies... Read more
The government of India has recently announced a big push into open source as a part of its Digital Initiative. For a country of more than a billion people and thousands of government organizations, it is hope for the faltering free and open source software communities there. Indian native and... Read more
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook's TODO project, Coursera's Brazil launch, and more!
Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 30 - September 5, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the UK government and its design principles, open source for job interviews, Saudi Arabia and MOOCs, and more!
Kolab fixes groupware problem, secures future of Linux for city of Munich. Will they stay the course?
Three things learned at the 2014 Open Knowledge Festival on the state of open data and open access.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we share news on virtual certifications from the Linux Foundation, Mesosphere partnering with Google, government and GitHub, and more!
Pia Mancini discusses the challenges DemocracyOS faces and how Democracia en Red is planning to overcome them
I had a chance to catch up with David A. Wheeler, a long-time leader in advising and working with the US government on issues related to open source software. As early as the late 1990s, David was demonstrating why open source software was integral to the US goverment IT architecture, and his... Read more
Creative Commons (CC) actively works to support foundations, governments, IGOs, and other funders who create, adopt and implement open policies. We believe publicly funded resources should be openly licensed resources. To support these and other emerging open policy efforts, CC is about to launch,... Read more