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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.

How governments and citizens used open source to solve human problems in 2017

Articles about how open source is helping solve human problems resonated with Opensource.com...
Election night hackathon supports civic engagement

Rochester Institute of Technology students develop open source community projects as election...
How open government is helping with hurricane relief

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, embracing open government principles—such as open data,...
U.S. makes renewable energy software open source

Releasing the source code for the System Advisor Model means users can calculate renewable energy...
Local government migrates to open source cloud

Tirana, Albania, cites security, performance, and cost as driving forces in selecting Nextcloud for...
How a proxy is bringing banned Wikipedia to Turkey

A Wikipedia editor shares how he used open source tools to built a proxy site for Turkish Wikipedia...
Sharing America's code

White House senior advisor Alvand Salehi explains at OSCON why the federal government's support of...
Open Labs leads 48-hour hackathon for good

Open Labs members and United Nations representatives participate in first-ever, 48-hour open source...