Public Health IT Track at GOSCON Gains Education Credits

It’s that time of year….I’m all about delivering a quality Government Open Source Conference in Portland in just a few weeks. Today I’m pretty thrilled that GOSCON has been approved by the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) for up to 4.5 contact hours of continuing education credit towards renewal of the CPHIMS credential. Sessions approvedContinue reading “Public Health IT Track at GOSCON Gains Education Credits”

Census Says: Governments are Biggest Users of Open Source Software

Objective data, benchmarks and other numeric tangibles have been difficult to come by when discussing the update of open source software in Government.  Much analysis remains the domain of corporate-sponsored reports, so its always interesting to see published indicators.  I talk to agencies – in the US and abroad – every day that use openContinue reading “Census Says: Governments are Biggest Users of Open Source Software”