Government

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

The rise of creativity propels open data forward

The history of creativity and how the rise of it has propelled open data forward today.Read more

3 models for civic hackers: Green field, cloned, augmentation

Code for Raleigh brigade captain describes three ways that volunteer civic hackers can help their city, county, or state municipalities, move code...Read more

Who will build the Government-as-a-Service platform?

I’ve lived in many cities during my military career. Each time I’ve moved, I’ve had to deal with a new city’s website, and what I’ve learned is that...Read more

The next frontier of civic tech

The next and necessary evolution of open data and civic tech is the real measurement of how to improve civic engagement in total: applying technology...Read more

Is there a civic hacker in you?

A DBA from Wake County, NC shares ways that you can get involved in the civic hacking movement, even if you don't write code.Read more

High hopes for open web portal for NY State

Open New York web portal provides general categories including education, economic development, energy and environment, and many more. A special...Read more

The Citadel reveals open data findings

Recent results from Citadel-on-the-Move, a 4 million Euro project funded by the European Commission, are beginning to fill the gap in terms of better...Read more

European Union's 5-year roadmap for IT and open source

After months of preparation, the European Commission (EC) released its broad 5-year roadmap in early May for information and communications...Read more