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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

Education reform wars: Caricaturization, not disagreement, is the problem

I live in the middle of an ideological war zone. Wake County Public School System is the eighth largest school district in the United States, and one...Read more

How does open source affect company culture?

An open source company is naturally a company that produces open source code for others to consume. But how does the notion of producing software...Read more

Raleigh, NC—the world's first open source city

I started pondering what qualities would define an open source city a few months ago when my friend Tom Rabon mentioned it to me one day. I was...Read more

Open Source at the State Department: Loud, timely, not your parents' State Department

Last Friday, I was in Washington, D.C., for Tech@State’s Open Source Conference . Tech@State is an inspiring step by the State Department, connecting...Read more