open government

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open source speech system from Stephen Hawking, Docker getting a competitor called Rocket, the White House playbook, and more!
0 comments Posted 5 Dec 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Open source code drives collaborative innovation from a larger pool of developers at a lower cost, which is why federal agencies are adopting the "open source first" model. In fact Sonny Hashmi, CIO of the General Services Administration, recently announced that implementing open source software is... Read more
1 comment Posted 24 Nov 2014 by David Egts (Red Hat) Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee on a cultural shift thanks to open data, the UK's open contracting data standard, Apache Software Foundation celebrates their 15th anniversary, and more!
0 comments Posted 21 Nov 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
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
0 comments Posted 18 Nov 2014 by Rushabh Mehta Feed
A story of working in government and the apps coming out of Code for America. Reposted via Creative Commons.
0 comments Posted 27 Oct 2014 by Christopher Whitaker Feed
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Ben Balter is a Government Evangelist at GitHub, and he will be talking about Software Development as a Civic Service at next week's All Things Open conference. In this interview, he answered a few questions for us about what the US government is doing right (and wrong) in terms of open... Read more
3 comments Posted 15 Oct 2014 by Melanie Chernoff (Red Hat) Feed
Code for America announces seven local government partners for 2015 Fellowship Program.
2 comments Posted 25 Sep 2014 by Luke Norris Feed
Collaborate with others
A report back from Code for America Summit 2014 this year -- what's the same, what's changed, and what's more serious.
0 comments Posted 25 Sep 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Mark Bohannon gives an overview of some new open initiatives by the U.S. federal government, including the Digital Services Playbook and the U.S. Digital Service. Both focus on a "default to open" mentality.
0 comments Posted 20 Aug 2014 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
Pia Mancini discusses the challenges DemocracyOS faces and how Democracia en Red is planning to overcome them
0 comments Posted 18 Aug 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed

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