Almost ten years ago, we made this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EkkMfjetEY And we just released this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FszWXy-eoI What they share, and what's different, tells you everything you need to know about Red Hat as a company.
Dave and Gunnar talk about the Air Force, sequestration, why the CIA is worried about education, and why TSA Pre-check is the greatest thing for air travel since e-ticketing.
"Before enactment of this requirement for data exchange standardization, the Department had been a proponent of and strong advocate for the use of open source technologies and data exchange standards in the development of IT systems..." – Part of a proposed rule change at the Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program
I really don't like making predictions, and I really really don't like skeumorphic interfaces. That means you'll really enjoy this article in Modern Governing magazine.
The Department of Defense has a much longer and more comprehensive FAQ on this same subject. Can the government use open source? Yes. See CENDI's report on open source in government, which talks a lot about how the government works with open source licenses. Is Open Source secure? Yes, but you're asking the wrong questions. … Continue reading Open Source in Government FAQ
A non-technical colleague of mine wanted to learn more about the IT industry and open source. He asked for some reading suggestions, and here it is. It's heavy on open source, as you might expect.