Government

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

2014: Year of open source miracles

Open source software is still software and vulnerabilities are expected. Unlike a filesystem bug or a kernel panic, they cause no pain until they...Read more

6 tips for adopting open source

Open source code drives collaborative innovation from a larger pool of developers at a lower cost, which is why federal agencies are adopting the "...Read more

Can India break the pattern and do open source right?

The government of India has recently announced a big push into open source as a part of its Digital Initiative. For a country of more than a billion...Read more

Finding the sweet spot for data between privacy and open

Every municipality should have an open data champion. The City of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, is fortunate to have Jason Hare, an...Read more

Will an open Internet policy emerge? FCC Advisor on net neutrality

Neon sign: Internet
Daniel Alvarez—Legal Advisor for Wireline, Public Safety, and Homeland Security at the FCC (Federal Communications Commission)—spoke at a forum last...Read more

Tools to help the government help the people

A story of working in government and the apps coming out of Code for America. Reposted via Creative Commons.Read more

Government Evangelist at GitHub on US open technologies

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Ben Balter is a Government Evangelist at GitHub, and he will be talking about Software Development as a Civic Service at next week's All Things Open...Read more

Where new European Commission leaders stand on open source

As Neelie Kroes leaves the office of the European Commission's VP of the Digital Agenda, we take a look the new, incoming leadership and ask where...Read more