A draft Federal Sourcing Policy announced by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) drives U.S. government (USG) procurement and IT policy.
OSCON presenters Morgan Senkal and Kathy Lee explain obstacles to government adoption of open source software.
Kendra Skeene shares how her team decides which Drupal development projects to pursue.
The bill would provide a tax credit of 20% of "expenses associated with the development of open source and free software."
Mel Chernoff reflects on Opensource.com's top open source in government stories for 2015.
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.
Mark Bohannon calls attention to a report highlighting the positive elements of government open source adoption.
Although procedural, the information gleaned from the consultation will help shape any formal legislation or other actions and regulations that the Commission deems necessary to achieve the goals of the DSM.
A collection of some of the most influential people gathering and speaking at the Code for America Summit 2015 to follow on Twitter.
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).