This year’s theme for the Innovation Nation Forum, which was co-located with GOSCON, was “Shake It Up,” and things were shaken up indeed. While we were a little sad that this year’s conference wrapped up early due the East Coast earthquake, we’re all pleased that no one was harmed. Plus, we did get to shakeContinue reading “GOSCON 2011 Shakes Up Government IT”
Please join me on August 23 at the Washington Convention Center for our Seventh Annual GOSCON, this year collocated with Innovation Nation Forum. I’m very excited we’re partnering with MeriTalk for the event which takes this year’s burning government IT issues head-on. Our program this month includes a great lineup of all agency leadership –Continue reading “Government Open Source Conference D.C. Program set for August 23”
It’s been about five years since the DoD-commissioned Open Technology Development Road Map was published, considered the definitive primer for smart government agencies and their personnel diving in to Open Source development, acquisition and operational policy-making. The next anxiously-awaited (well, not anxious but very much looked-forward to) installment – entitled “Open Technology Development: Lessons LearnedContinue reading “DoD Releases Open Technology Development: Lessons Learned by the Military”
I’m going to GOSCON 2010 – the Government Open Source Conference – of course, and as conference chair I hope I’ll see you there too. We’re back in Portland Oregon this fall. Visit the web site for news, conference program, speaker line up, and registration. So you ask me, what’s hot this year? One thingContinue reading “The Year of Open Government: Who’s Making it So?”
Tomorrow I’ll tell you why I’m so excited about this month’s 2010 Government Open Source Conference, but I haven’t been blogging some much recently (@debbryant has been busier) and I didn’t want you all thinking I was doing something else this October!
Vicki E. Allums, Associate General Counsel for Intellectual Property at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) will join GOSCON this week to discuss a document released today by CENDI, a cooperative of the major Federal science, technology and information centers. The document titled “Frequently Asked Questions about Copyright and Computer Software: Issues Affecting the U.S.Continue reading “Federal Agency Co-Op CENDI Issues FAQ including Open Source Software”