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coverage of Tech@State: Open Source

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Parsing open source at the State Department

Tech@State: Oh, the places we STILL need to go...…


Added by techATstate on March 7, 2011 at 3:03pm — No Comments

Change in the Middle East and Social Media

[this is an adaptation of my blog post at but more focused on tech@state]


There has been a lot of talk about the so-called “Facebook revolutions” in the middle east. It’s created an interesting phenomenon: tension of social media and traditional…


Added by Doug Hadden on February 22, 2011 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Link Summary for Open Source event Feb. 11

This post is the central repository for links to developing content on Tech@State: Open Source on Feb. 11. We'll have a variety of updates, but this one link will contain links to all the new posts, so you can always refer here for the latest.


Speaker bios…


Added by techATstate on February 16, 2011 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

agenda for Open Source event Feb. 11-12

Register here

7:45-8:30    Registration, Light Breakfast, Networking

8:30-8:35    Welcome (Loy Henderson Auditorium)

8:35-8:45    OSS at State

Susan Swart, CIO, U.S. Department of State

8:50-9:55    What We're Doing With Open Source or Where Government 'Gets it'

Aneesh Chopra, CTO of the United States

Macon Phillips, White House New…


Added by techATstate on February 10, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Open Source for America Publishes Federal Open Technology Report Card

This OSFA report will surely be among the topics at our Feb. 11 Open Source event, but here's an excerpt of their conclusions:


"As previously discussed, Open Source for America recognizes that this is the first year under which agencies are operating under their Open Government Plans. As such, the results show solid commitment to transparency and public feedback, as well as…


Added by techATstate on January 14, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

US CIO issues new memo on open source

The United States' CIO, Vivek Kundra, today issued a new memo instructing government IT officials to consider purchases "free of preconceived preferences based on how the teclmology is developed, licensed or distributed." This means, the memo says, that open-source products should be part of the mix. News, for the federal government.

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Added by techATstate on January 10, 2011 at 5:49am — No Comments

Tech@State: Open Source February 11

“We recognize that the world’s information infrastructure will become what we and others make of it.” -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Remarks on Internet Freedom

Tech@State: Open Source is a conference designed to convene those with an interest in government use of Open Source technologies and those who can envision an “Open Source future” that supports improvements to the…


Added by techATstate on December 17, 2010 at 3:05pm — 3 Comments

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