open government

Aimee Maree Forsstrom is an early open source advocate, who has worked in IT since 2000 building new code management practices for government and enterprise. Forsstrom is a current board member of OSIA (Open Source Industry Australia). She will be speaking at LinuxCon North America, with her talk... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Aug 2015 by Robin Muilwijk 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
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
The next and necessary evolution of open data and civic tech is the real measurement of how to improve civic engagement in total: applying technology to government processes in such a way that the processes improve, decisions are more well-informed, and government staff and officials can more... Read more
0 comments Posted 17 Jun 2015 by Michael Ashford Feed
A DBA from Wake County, NC shares ways that you can get involved in the civic hacking movement, even if you don't write code.
2 comments Posted 16 Jun 2015 by Chris Mathews Feed
Open New York web portal provides general categories including education, economic development, energy and environment, and many more. A special section is dedicated to developers invites the creation of applications that are innovative and practical.
0 comments Posted 15 Jun 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Recent results from Citadel-on-the-Move, a 4 million Euro project funded by the European Commission, are beginning to fill the gap in terms of better understanding existing open data practice (as opposed to best practice theory).
1 comment Posted 12 Jun 2015 by Dr. Julia Glidden Feed
The Government of India has implemented a remarkable new policy-level change for open source software (OSS) deployment. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has asked that open source software-based applications be included in Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for all new... Read more
1 comment Posted 8 Jun 2015 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, I look at NASA open data, White House new hires, Indian government mandates, and more! Open source news for March 28 - April 3, 2015
0 comments Posted 3 Apr 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed

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