politics

5 benefits of using revision control in political groups

In this article, explore five potential benefits of using revision control to create policy documents, and how this process assists in the promotion...Read more

Community Spotlight: Denis Parfenov, restoring trust in politics through open government

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According to the 2012 Web Index Report , modern technologies are critically under utilized in Ireland—making the work of citizens like Denis Parfenov...Read more

Larry Lessig: The corruption of the American political system

Larry Lessig: The corruption of the American political system
Two years ago, I interviewed law professor, author, and Creative Commons co-founder Larry Lessig to discuss his work on institutional corruption and...Read more

Can government agencies be innovative?

Can government agencies be innovative?
Six reasons why government is not more innovative Steve Denning recently wrote a great post titled How To Make Government Innovative Again . In his...Read more

Are politics preventing your local government from being innovative?

Can government agencies be innovative?
Six reasons why government is not more innovative Steve Denning recently wrote a great post titled How To Make Government Innovative Again . In his post Denning asks the following: Why isn’t the Government generally more agile? Why isn’t innovation part of everything government does? Denning’s answer to these questions are: "Simple. The constraints on talented people who work in government agencies are enormous." Denning lists six reasons why government is not more innovative.Read more

Open*Life: 2011 in review

Open*Life: 2011 in review
A second great year on opensource.com has proven even more that openness can improve just about anything. No matter what you're interested in, we've...Read more

An open source political party?

An open source political party?
That's the same question that crossed my mind when I came across this site . Highlighted in green at the top, "Liberty, Democracy, Transparency!" So...Read more

Do you like the concept of an open source political party?

An open source political party?
That's the same question that crossed my mind when I came across this site . Highlighted in green at the top, "Liberty, Democracy, Transparency!" So far so good. But is this for real?Read more