Articles tagged with opengov


Can the promise of open data be fully realized?

Are we on the cusp of seeing dramatic changes in the way governments operate by publishing and consuming open data? Mark Headd, Developer Evangelism...Read more

India adopts a comprehensive open source policy

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The Government of India (GOI) has adopted a comprehensive and supportive open source policy. It builds on their earlier efforts to adopt open...Read more

A call to policy makers: Open source is where innovation is happening

The impact of technology on society and the economy continues to excite and challenge government. Paul Brownell tells policy-makers the best place...Read more

Who's leading the charge for transparency in democratic elections?

The pernicious effects of closed proprietary software reaches its peak of damaging the general public when it obscures the voting process in...Read more

2015: The year the UN resets the count

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Working at the bleeding edge of global development is about to get more lively. co-founder Mark Charmer argues the world needs the open...Read more

Best open source in government: policies, new tools, and case studies

Melanie Chernoff reflects on another great year for open source in government. She takes a look back at the articles published on this...Read more

Open data portals should be API [First]

Jason Hare, open data guru for the City of Raleigh in North Carolina compares human and API consumed data and makes these observations: Data consumed...Read more

The year in local open data

It was another year full of encouraging news on the open data front in states and municipalities across the country. New open data policies were...Read more