Government

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

Technology driven governance just got a little bit smarter

open source language
The National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of the government of India strives to make all government services available to the citizens through the use of...Read more

Open data shifts towards regional collaboration

open data moves open governments forward
Open Government Week is always a time for reflection on what has changed in the previous 12 months, and this year is no exception. Open Raleigh is...Read more

Three big open government funders help launch new ideas

grow open government projects
Do you have an idea that has the potential to transform how citizens interact with their government on a local, state, or even national level?...Read more

Hero of open web calls techies to action

the open source way for government
Lawrence Lessig will receive a Lifetime Achievement Webby Award for co-founding Creative Commons and " standing up for collaboration ." This year...Read more

A civic-social platform for a new kind of citizen duty

Citizen participation
In the Netherlands a community of civil servants has developed an open source platform for collaboration within the public sector. What began as a...Read more

Civic hacking is taking off

key ingredients
The open government movement has become super-charged over the last year. Largely in part to the people and organizations on the front lines. At the...Read more

The best and brightest in open government at TransparencyCamp 2014

transparency camp 2014 for open government
It's Open Government Week at Opensource.com, and the Sunlight Foundation is celebrating by bringing amazing people and projects together in open...Read more

Open Government Week starts May 12

Open Government Week starts May 12 From May 12 - 23, we'll highlight some great people and projects in open government, open data, and civic hacking...Read more