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Open source technologies, communities, and methodologies are playing an increasingly important role in international governments and policy-making. Learn more about open government.

Globe up in the clouds

What does it mean when the UN goes open source?
Team checklist

The Trust The Vote project is developing open source technology to help keep elections honest.
A picture of the capitol building

The history of democracy and autocracy offers interesting parallels to how we develop and release software.
Developers for glory

Take an active role in shaping your country by contributing to open source code.
A government building.

Here's how government workers at the City of San Jose adopted Agile methods to boost efficiency and productivity.
Scissors cutting open access to files

New open source tool extracts complex data from PDF docs, no programming skills required.
A government building.

How will open source enable new possibilities for social and economic growth?
A gavel.

A victory for technology companies and innovators who face threats of patent litigation from entities that abuse the system.