Articles tagged with government


Linux Foundation offers new certification, Mesos comes to Google, and more

open source news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we share news on virtual certifications from the Linux Foundation, Mesosphere partnering with...Read more

DemocracyOS promotes civic engagement on both sides

Pia Mancini discusses the challenges DemocracyOS faces and how Democracia en Red is planning to overcome themRead more

US government accelerating development and release of open source

open source software is commericial
I had a chance to catch up with David A. Wheeler, a long-time leader in advising and working with the US government on issues related to open source...Read more

U.S. Department of Labor applies Creative Commons license to all work created with $150M grant

Creative Commons licenses
Creative Commons (CC) actively works to support foundations , governments , IGOs , and other funders who create, adopt and implement open policies ...Read more

OpenSaaS and the future of government IT innovation

OpenSaaS and Government IT
In recent years, open source software projects, and, separately, cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) products have begun to significantly...Read more

Year-in-Review: Government hot topics on

Top 10 open government articles in 2013
We have policies. Now what? In recent years, news of open source or open standards policies dominated our news feeds. Each new policy was hailed as a...Read more

Drupal shop in the DC area makes technology work for the unemployed

change through open government
When the US Federal government shutdown from October 1 - 16 this year, a small Drupal shop in the Washington DC area turned a list of freelance gigs...Read more

The European Commission's Neelie Kroes believes in open

Neelie Kroes, VP of the European Commission (EC)
Neelie Kroes, VP of the European Commission (EC), has a website called Comment Neelie to initiate and maintain a two-way conversation between herself...Read more