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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.

Why we need an open model to design and evaluate public policy

Imagine an app that allows citizens to test drive proposed policies to determine the future in...
Best of Opensource.com: Government

Our year-end review of Opensource.com’s top government stories underscores the observation that the...
Students and professors work across the aisle during Election Night Hackathon

Over 140 students from across campus and across departments gathered together as the election night...
Why Open States?

After the closure of Sunlight Labs, the Open States project is heading in a new direction.
Georgia state government earns national recognition for web accessibility

The state of Georgia was nationally recognized last month by the National Association of State CIOs...
An introduction to Mozilla's Secure Open Source Fund

The SOS Fund is a new effort at Mozilla to support security audits and remediation for open source...
Open data as a game

People like games, but don't really understand data. If you can map the data to a game, people can...
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...