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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.

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...
Creating affordable solutions for small government groups with open source tools

Open source is often the heart of many civic technology solutions because using open source...
Govstrap.io enables rapid deployment of UK government websites

United Kingdom government websites can now be deployed within minutes by re-using the familiar...
Secure safe

David Wheeler is leading a new project, the CII Best Practices Badging project , which is part of...
Drupal logo with gray and blue

In her lightning talk at Great Wide Open 2016, Kendra Skeene explains the role Drupal and open...
The current state of open data in the US government

The importance of open data in government, the current state of open data in government, and what...
Why open data matters

Martin Yan says the public needs to keep pushing to make government data more easily accessible...