Responding to student interest and a growing industry demand for workers with such skills, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is launching the nation’s first interdisciplinary minor in free and open source software and free culture.
The Cabinet Office is helping organisations unlock their data and improve their open data initiatives by awarding £1.5 million (USD 2.5 million) as part of its Release of Data Fund.
ACT Government and the NICTA eGov Cluster started the Mobile Canberra initiative to develop apps that provides access to geolocational government datasets and services. The team reveals the key lessons from its review of the pilot’s first year.
The City of Edmonton, Canada’s fifth largest municipality, has taken another bold step towards open government by working together with Google to unlock and add value to the city’s datasets by making it available through the Google Maps Gallery.
A recent FutureGov survey explored what the region’s top decision makers feel about open source. As queries about trends and various misconceptions came up, we asked Red Hat’s Harish Pillay, the Global Head for Community Architecture and Leadership, and Damien Wong, General Manager for ASEAN, to share their perspectives on what open source is and isn’t.
National Library Board of Singapore has deployed an open source Enterprise Content Management System that has successfully enabled many innovative and popular content-rich services, Deputy Director, Technology & Innovation, Kia Siang Hock told FutureGov.
Trends right now are on the collaboration and creation of platforms and ecosystems. Gone is the era of the monolithic one-software-for-all mentality.
Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority has launched a new map-based app using Geographic Information System technology to ease information search on general planning decisions, according to a blog post yesterday by National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan.
India has launched a new version of its open data platform, Open Government Data Platform India, with improved design and features to provide a better experience to both data providers and platform users with a unified interface.
A post event report spotlighting on key insights from the region’s top public sector technology leaders at the 10th annual FutureGov Summit 2013.
The Open Data Institute (ODI) yesterday announced five new international ODI Nodes including the first two from the Asia Pacific region: Osaka, Seoul, Sheffield, Philadelphia and Hawaii. The Nodes will bring together companies, universities, and NGOs that support open data projects and communities.
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