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

Gluster rocks the vote

government and citizens
Rock the Vote needed a way to manage the fast growth of the data handled by its Web-based voter registration application. The organization turned to...Read more

Exploring open source software developed for European libraries

open source libraries
Developers and project managers involved in open source software projects for public libraries in Denmark, France, the Netherlands, and the Czech...Read more

Ozone Widget Framework required to be open source under congressional law

open here
The Ozone Widget Framework went open source recently. Ozone is: A customizable open-source web application that assembles the tools you need to...Read more

Download free eBook about the principles of open government

Open government
Download our free eBook: Open Voices : Applying open source principles to government This is the soft launch in PDF form of this eBook that collects...Read more

Public access to scientific research endorsed by White House

a new dawn
The White House responded last week to the petition: Increasing Public Access to the Results of Scientific Research . It was posted to the We the...Read more

Open States gathers legislative data from all 50 states

open states
After more than four years of work from volunteers and a full-time team here at Sunlight we're immensely proud to launch the full Open States site...Read more

Open Source for America awards: Nominate someone today

Open Source for America logo
Open Source for America ( OSFA ) announced today the opening of its nomination period for the annual OSFA awards. Each year, the organization...Read more

Using open data for regional collaboration

I have a regional, collaborative philosophy of open data initiatives and municipalities. In North Carolina, the cities of Cary, Raleigh, Durham, and...Read more