open government

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
While it would be hard to argue that the Internet hasn't made governments at all levels more open, they clearly are not as open as they could be, nor are they as transparent as its citizens are.
1 comment Posted 16 Mar 2015 by Ryan Thornburg Feed
How could communities earn the distinction of being a digital city? Wisely implemented, digital badges can help individuals and communities focus their energies on worthy goals.
5 comments Posted 10 Feb 2015 by Phil Shapiro Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, the status of open data in countries around the world, AI tools made open source by Facebook, and Linus Torvalds on security, and more! January 17 to 23, 2015
0 comments Posted 23 Jan 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
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
GitHub official seal
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

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