open government

Iceland's public administrations moving towards open source

Iceland's public administrations moving towards open source
All public administrations in Iceland are increasing their use of free and open source software. The country's government recently launched a one...Read more

Open source has a cyber security posse heading to POSSCON

Open source has a cyber security posse heading to POSSCON
One of my favorite projects I have the good fortune to be contributing to was created by the US Department of Homeland Security Science and...Read more

Transparency isn't a cost – it's a cost saver

Transparency isn’t a cost – it’s a cost saver
Last month, Don Drummond - a leading economist hired by the Ontario government to review how the province delivers services in the face of declining...Read more

Open Data Handbook version 1.0

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 more

How will you use the Open Data Handbook?

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.Read more

How San Francisco can get its gov 2.0 groove back

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 , especially here in San Francisco, with the appointment of...Read more

Open thread: An open House of Representatives?

Open thread: An open House of Representatives?
Today, the US House of Representatives is hosting a 2-day conference about how they can be more open and transparent about what they do under the...Read more

Solving the common standards problem in the open data space

Solving the common standards problem in the open data space
Last year during my Open Government Data Camp keynote speech on The State of Open Data 2011 I mentioned how I thought the central challenge for open...Read more