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

U.S. report highlights positive elements of government open source adoption

Mark Bohannon calls attention to a report highlighting the positive elements of government open source adoption.Read more

EU digital policy moves into public comment phase

Although procedural, the information gleaned from the consultation will help shape any formal legislation or other actions and regulations that the...Read more

23 civic thought leaders to follow

A collection of some of the most influential people gathering and speaking at the Code for America Summit 2015 to follow on Twitter.Read more

Encryption back doors: Is there more to this debate?

As the the encryption access debate heats up in the United States and abroad, Mark Bohannon weighs the consequences of revisiting the Communications...Read more

Can the promise of open data be fully realized?

Are we on the cusp of seeing dramatic changes in the way governments operate by publishing and consuming open data? Mark Headd, Developer Evangelism...Read more

Croatian policy encourages open source adoption

Earlier this year, Croatian political party ORaH published a new policy that relies heavily on open source solutions, addresses the dangers off...Read more

Waving the open source flag in Australia

Aimee Maree Forsstrom is an early open source advocate, who has worked in IT since 2000 building new code management practices for government and...Read more

Open data initiative to give true picture of election process

The Open Election Data Initiative wants to give access to election data for a true picture of an election process, including how candidates are...Read more