open gov

The next frontier of civic tech

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...Read more

High hopes for open web portal for NY State

Open New York web portal provides general categories including education, economic development, energy and environment, and many more. A special...Read more

The Citadel reveals open data findings

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...Read more

European Union's 5-year roadmap for IT and open source

After months of preparation, the European Commission (EC) released its broad 5-year roadmap in early May for information and communications...Read more

Citizen engagement is different at an unconference

CityCamp NC, now in its fifth year, brings an entrepreneurial spirit to citizen-problem solving. CityCamp NC is an annual, citizen-led unconference,...Read more

Indian government includes open source in RFPs

The Government of India has implemented a remarkable new policy-level change for open source software (OSS) deployment. The Ministry of Communication...Read more

Open and interactive budget data launches in New Orleans

citizen participation in open government
By guest author Kelsey Foster Scandals, mismanagement, and back-room deals; the City of New Orleans has long endured a legacy of opaque policies and...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