Government

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

A fresh look at the U.S. draft policy on 'federal sourcing'

A draft Federal Sourcing Policy announced by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) drives...
OSCON 2016 interview with Morgan Senkal and Kathy Lee

OSCON presenters Morgan Senkal and Kathy Lee explain obstacles to government adoption of open...
Tips for prioritizing Drupal enhancements

Kendra Skeene shares how her team decides which Drupal development projects to pursue.
NY bill would provide tax credit for open source contributors

The bill would provide a tax credit of 20% of "expenses associated with the development of open...
OpenGov chat

Did you miss the recent #OpenOrgChat on open government? We've got a recap for you.
Why I fought for open source in the Air Force

John Allison shares why he looked to open source software when tasked with modernizing a U.S. Air...
News best of the year, radio tower

This is a Special Edition of our weekly open source news roundup, as we look back at the top news...

Mel Chernoff reflects on Opensource.com's top open source in government stories for 2015.