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Creating affordable solutions for small government groups with open source tools
Open source is often the heart of many civic technology solutions because using open source leverages the minds of many. Small web solution providers, in particular, often turn to open source as a way to deliver services without having to reinvent the wheel. I recently found out about Digital... Read more
0 comments Posted 5 Aug 2016 by Phil Shapiro Feed
Govstrap.io enables rapid deployment of UK government websites
United Kingdom government websites can now be deployed within minutes by re-using the familiar theme produced by Government Digital Services (GDS) in combination with the Bootstrap framework
0 comments Posted 2 Aug 2016 by Lauren Westley Feed
The current state of open data in the US government
The importance of open data in government, the current state of open data in government, and what we need to do to implement true open data.
0 comments Posted 22 Jun 2016 by Jason Hare Feed
A fresh look at the U.S. draft policy on 'federal sourcing'
A draft Federal Sourcing Policy announced by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) drives U.S. government (USG) procurement and IT policy.
0 comments Posted 28 Apr 2016 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
Mel Chernoff reflects on Opensource.com's top open source in government stories for 2015.
0 comments Posted 24 Dec 2015 by Melanie Chernoff (Red Hat) Feed
The history of creativity and how the rise of it has propelled open data forward today.
0 comments Posted 22 Jun 2015 by Aseem Sharma Feed
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 there are great differences across each city's site design and in how much government data is online and accessible.
3 comments Posted 18 Jun 2015 by John Allison Feed
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 to government processes in such a way that the processes improve, decisions are more well-informed, and government staff and officials can more... Read more
0 comments Posted 17 Jun 2015 by Michael Ashford Feed
Open New York web portal provides general categories including education, economic development, energy and environment, and many more. A special section is dedicated to developers invites the creation of applications that are innovative and practical.
0 comments Posted 15 Jun 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
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 understanding existing open data practice (as opposed to best practice theory).
1 comment Posted 12 Jun 2015 by Dr. Julia Glidden Feed

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