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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.

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

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

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

White House senior advisor Alvand Salehi explains at OSCON why the federal government's support of open source is "here to stay."
Open Labs leads 48-hour hackathon for good

This successful civic hackathon focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Why we need an open model to design and evaluate public policy

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

The main question before governments today is not whether to use open source, but how.
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...