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What open source can teach government officials

What open source can teach government officials
What started with a unanimous vote to adopt an open source resolution eventually became a long-term commitment to the open source way. How many of...Read more

The merits of failing faster

Fail faster
Promoting a culture that supports failure is a foreign concept to most people, but not for the panelists speaking about open government and business...Read more

Does hosting an innovation summit mean you're innovative?

Does hosting an innovation summit mean you're innovative?
Last January, the City of Raleigh partnered with the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, North Carolina State University, and local businesses to host the...Read more

If your local government held an innovation summit, would you attend?

Does hosting an innovation summit mean you're innovative?
Last January, the City of Raleigh partnered with the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, North Carolina State University, and local businesses to host the inaugural Innovation Summit . The purpose of the summit was to bring business leaders, entrepreneurs, marketers, investors, city officials, and thought leaders together for an afternoon of discovery. Open source was at the heart of how the organizers were looking to achieve consensus from those invited to participate. There were four main topics organizers focused on to kick off this initiative: funding, partnerships, branding, and space for an innovation center. The summit started with two keynote speakers that helped set the stage for the day.Read more

LocalWiki project spawns open source communities

LocalWiki project spawns open source communities
Who says open source is all about code and hackathons have to stick to computer hacking? Code Across America is a different kind of open source...Read more

How to get your city to pass an open government policy

How to get your city to pass an open government policy
Raleigh, NC—City Council adopts open source policy Today, the Raleigh City Council passed an Open Source Government Resolution, unanimously ,...Read more

What makes a city open source?

What makes a city open source?
What qualities make a city open source? Is it technology, government policies, or businesses? No. It's the mindset of the people. It's the philosophy...Read more

Connecting the dots: Open source, government, and economic development

In part one of our interview with David Diaz, president and CEO of the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, we explored how open source is applied to economic...Read more