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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 Handbook version 1.0

The Handbook discusses the ‘why, what and how’ of open data – why to go open, what open is, how to make data open and how to do useful things with it. Read on to find out more about what’s in the Handbook, who it’s for, and how you can get involved – for example by adding to and improving the Handbook, or by translating it into more languages.
Open Data Handbook version 1.0

The Handbook discusses the ‘why, what and how’ of open data – why to go open, what open is, how to...
Open innovation--the passion behind the Civic Commons community

From the beginning, Civic Commons has been a dynamic community initiative. What began in January...
OpenForum Europe finds increase in IT procurement trademarks references

Report: 'Contracting authorities must take exit costs into account' Public administrations that are...
How San Francisco can get its gov 2.0 groove back

There’s been a great deal of discussion lately around the topic of government innovation ,...
Two reasons I love blogging: Helping out great communities

Non profits and governments...this is how open source works: If someone is doing something that is...
How to get your city to pass an open government policy

Raleigh, NC—City Council adopts open source policy Today, the Raleigh City Council passed an Open...
ACTA's back

Technology issues are now a matter for citizens of the internet and not just big corporations. Now...