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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
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
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…Continue
Added by techATstate on January 14, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments
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.
Added by techATstate on January 10, 2011 at 5:49am — No Comments