Articles tagged with transparency


The five elements of an open source city

open source city
How can you apply the concepts of open source to a living, breathing city? An open source city is a blend of open culture, open government policies,...Read more

Checkbook NYC advances civic open source

planning for open source release in government
New York City Comptroller John Liu is about to do something we need to see more often in government. This week, his office is open sourcing the code...Read more

Open data: Meaningful, visual information

Heat map of Raleigh open permit data
One of the keys to a successful open data portal is to make it useful for the end user. Citizens and developers should be able to understand data...Read more

Open government beyond open data and transparency

a new dawn
The term "Open Government" (OG, hereafter) has been used since the 70s to refer to the effort to reduce bureaucratic opacity and open up governments...Read more

Top 10 open government posts from 2012

Open government year in review
It's been a great year for the open source movement in government. I feel like we've moved the needle on the transparency, collaboration, and...Read more

Protect choice and freedom in technology by choosing open source solutions

open innovation
I remember first meeting Jeffrey A. "Jam" McGuire in person at DrupalCon Denver. We talked about communities, music, and shared ways to show why open...Read more

Thread of openness weaves TedX talks together

TED is a nonprofit that seeks out "ideas worth spreading", showcasing them annually at a conference before a select audience. Thankfully, the best...Read more

Six ways to improve meetings using open source principles

intelligent swarming
The path to collaboration is usually paved with the best intentions. We all know too well that this can happen when a meeting is called. A bad one...Read more