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The US Constitution version 2.0

open government
After 'version 1.0' of the US Constitution was released to the public on Sept 17, 1787 there was remaining discontent among several states regarding...Read more

Four tips for building better apps for government

open government apps
Government CIOs have ample resources to do a great job for their communities and citizens. They have smart, well-intentioned people working for them...Read more

Do you have a cloud exit strategy? Here’s one clear path.

cloud in open government
The federal government’s march to the cloud has, at times, seemed more like a cautious ballet than anything else. While cloud-based projects are...Read more

What’s ahead for open source in government

open government two way
It’s a relatively quiet time for most governments around the world right now. Typically, during this time there are few new initiatives, policies, or...Read more

What open data policies can and should do

Open Data Policy
Authored by Laurenellen McCann, national policy manager for the Sunlight Foundation. As more communities recognize the power and possibilities of...Read more

How might you use the Open Data Policy Guidelines?

Open Data Policy
Authored by Laurenellen McCann, national policy manager for the Sunlight Foundation. As more communities recognize the power and possibilities of sharing public data online, there is an increasing need to articulate what it means to open data—and how to create policies that can not only support these efforts, but do so in a sustainable and ambitious way.Read more

The promise of the Commons: an interview with David Bollier

the commons governance
Originally posted on Shareable . Reposted under Creative Commons. Written by Cat Johnson, a freelance writer focused on community, the sharing...Read more

Open Data Charter released at the G8 Summit

sustainable open data
The release of the Open Data Charter by the G8 is testimony to the growing importance of open data worldwide. The Charter recognizes the central role...Read more