Call for Participation: State and Local Government Study on Open Source Adoption

If you’re a U.S. State or Local technology professional with experience in open source software for your organization, your participation is being sought for a national study. The interviews will be used to develop and publish a Best Practices and Lessons Learned report for state and local government. The analysis will also help inform FederalContinue reading “Call for Participation: State and Local Government Study on Open Source Adoption”

Happy Tenth Anniversary OSL

This evening Oregon State University Open Source Lab gathered staff, students and friends to celebrate their tenth anniversary.  Was great to see the crew, and exciting to hear about their direction for the next decade.  Their quiet and critical support of community open source projects continues.  Drop in on their web site, and if you’reContinue reading “Happy Tenth Anniversary OSL”

NASA Open Source Agreement (NOSA) license: Good Start

From time to time I give talks, often to government folks or folks that do business with government, about open source licenses and building communities across industry boundaries.  A number of years ago NASA blazed new trails for the US federal government when they submitted their custom open source license and was successful in havingContinue reading “NASA Open Source Agreement (NOSA) license: Good Start”

Proceedings: Open Cybersecurity Summit 2012

Last fall the Bryant Group led the production of the first annual Open Cybersecurity Summit. The event was underwritten by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Division (DHS S&T), Cybersecurity Division and delivered by Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), the Homeland Open Security Technology program (HOST). The HOST program was created to explore,Continue reading “Proceedings: Open Cybersecurity Summit 2012”