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Federal IT Dashboard goes open source

Today, we're excited to announce that our Civic Commons team, working with the White House and the Federal CIO , has made the cost-saving IT...Read more

Cost savings in The Netherlands: Now you see it, now you don't

The Open Source Observatory flashed an eye-popping headline last week: “Moving to open source would save [The Netherlands] government one to four...Read more

A better way to win: Profiting from purpose

"I would not give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity...Read more

ON DEMAND: Open Leadership webcast with Charlene Li

Listen to our discussion with Charlene Li, author of New York Times best seller Open Leadership , for the latest in our Open Your World webcast...Read more

Extending open innovation to open government: a roadmap for new opportunities in citizensourcing

Extending the principles of open innovation to the public sector is a particularly important transition. Public bodies are significant spenders on...Read more

Open Leadership webcast with Charlene Li

Join us March 17 at 2 p.m. for a discussion with Charlene Li, author of New York Times bestselling Open Leadership and co-author of the critically...Read more

Which one of these is not like the other? Congressional Research Service and Transparency

"A popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy; or, perhaps both.” Those...Read more

Life is in alpha--Killing the myth of the open source failure

In writing my first article about open source games , it became apparent that I had plenty of ground to cover, and not just specific to games. It's a...Read more