Government

U.S. government seeks reduced use of custom software, releases new policy to 'free the code'
The release by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of the U.S. Federal Source Code Policy on August 8th achieves the goal laid out in the Obama administration's Second Open Government National Action Plan for improved access to custom software code developed for the federal government.
1 comment Posted 13 Aug 2016 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
Govstrap.io enables rapid deployment of UK government websites
United Kingdom government websites can now be deployed within minutes by re-using the familiar theme produced by Government Digital Services (GDS) in combination with the Bootstrap framework
0 comments Posted 2 Aug 2016 by Lauren Westley Feed
The current state of open data in the US government
The importance of open data in government, the current state of open data in government, and what we need to do to implement true open data.
0 comments Posted 22 Jun 2016 by Jason Hare Feed
Why open data matters
Martin Yan says the public needs to keep pushing to make government data more easily accessible than ever.
0 comments Posted 10 May 2016 by Martin Yan Feed
A fresh look at the U.S. draft policy on 'federal sourcing'
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.
0 comments Posted 28 Apr 2016 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
OSCON 2016 interview with Morgan Senkal and Kathy Lee
OSCON presenters Morgan Senkal and Kathy Lee explain obstacles to government adoption of open source software.
0 comments Posted 12 Apr 2016 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Tips for prioritizing Drupal enhancements
Kendra Skeene shares how her team decides which Drupal development projects to pursue.
5 comments Posted 24 Mar 2016 by Kendra Skeene Feed
NY bill would provide tax credit for open source contributors
The bill would provide a tax credit of 20% of "expenses associated with the development of open source and free software."
5 comments Posted 18 Mar 2016 by Ben Cotton Feed
Mel Chernoff reflects on Opensource.com's top open source in government stories for 2015.
0 comments Posted 24 Dec 2015 by Melanie Chernoff (Red Hat) Feed
Open data
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.
2 comments Posted 12 Oct 2015 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed

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