It’s a handbook for using and making open source in the DOD and the US Government, sponsored by the Secretary of Defense. It provides practical advice on policy, procurement, and good community governance, all under a Creative Commons license
as a web developer and new media consultant, Torpey is one of a rising number of people inside government who think like programmers, not bureaucrats.
The president is absolutely right. When we came into office, federal IT was undeniably broken,” said Kundra in a statement that was e-mailed to Government Technology. “These problems weren’t created overnight, and they won’t be solved overnight.
The value of data openness in government cannot be overestimated, and for the cost of just one-third of one day of missile attacks in Libya, we can keep these initiatives alive and developing for another year