Government Government feed

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

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.
Government and citizens

Articles about how open source is helping solve human problems resonated with Opensource.com readers in 2017.
citizen participation on light background

Rochester Institute of Technology students develop open source community projects as election results come in.
Lightning in a bottle

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, embracing open government principles—such as open data, collaboration between citizens and government, and transparency—can save lives.