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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

What's it like to work for your state government? What kinds of software are approved for use? How...
transparency

September 20th marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of the global Open Government...
open government

The Gigabit City Summit is set to host a diverse, dynamic range of speakers on the topics of open...
open data standards

What's going on at the International Telecommunications Union ? Earlier this month, the IEEE ,...
Open the White House

This week, in the latest step to connect citizen developers with the tools they need to unlock...
community

In his recent post, Glyn Moody asks an important question: "Can open source be democratic?" He...
Can governments crowdsource their brand?

A recent poll asked about brand practices for cities and city governments . While the results are still coming in, it's clear that citizens want to be included in this process. Having an open, well-documented process is critical to achieving consensus. But what about the power of crowdsourcing? Should local governments leverage the power of their citizens and tap into public perception of their city?
Can governments crowdsource their brand?

A recent poll asked about brand practices for cities and city governments . While the results are...