Articles tagged with government


Croatian policy encourages open source adoption

Earlier this year, Croatian political party ORaH published a new policy that relies heavily on open source solutions, addresses the dangers off...Read more

India adopts a comprehensive open source policy

Indian flag with text: open source
The Government of India (GOI) has adopted a comprehensive and supportive open source policy. It builds on their earlier efforts to adopt open...Read more

Who will build the Government-as-a-Service platform?

I’ve lived in many cities during my military career. Each time I’ve moved, I’ve had to deal with a new city’s website, and what I’ve learned is that...Read more

European Union's 5-year roadmap for IT and open source

After months of preparation, the European Commission (EC) released its broad 5-year roadmap in early May for information and communications...Read more

Citizen engagement is different at an unconference

CityCamp NC, now in its fifth year, brings an entrepreneurial spirit to citizen-problem solving. CityCamp NC is an annual, citizen-led unconference,...Read more

How changed the way the US DoD develops software

While government software developers collaborate well today, 2009 was a different story. Much of the software was redundant, locked up by vendors and...Read more

How open source software builds strong roots for better governance

UN flag with open source in government text
A strong society has a common ownership of its critical infrastructure. co-founder Thomas Bjelkeman-Pettersson discusses why open source...Read more

Will voting systems adopt open source?

Brent Turner of the California Association of Voting Officials (CAVO) talks with us about the unfortunate trend for vendors to "openwash" their...Read more