US DNI releases government open source handbook at MILOSS 2011

The United States Director of National Intelligence released “GOSS for Govies” during this year’s U.S. military open source software 2011 Working Group 3 in Atlanta, GA. The livestream for the MIL OSS conference is embedded below:

The handbook, which is embedded below, offers a guide to doing open source projects inside of government, based upon the DNI’s experience working on the Ozone Widget Framework.

US DNI Government Open Source Handbook

About Alex Howard

Alexander B. Howard is a DC-based a technology writer and editor. Previously, he was the Washington Correspondent at O'Reilly Media, where he covered the voices, technologies and issues that matter in the intersection of government, technology and society. If you're feeling social, you can follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook or circle him on Google Plus In addition to corresponding for the O’Reilly Radar, he has contributed to the Huffington Post, Govfresh, Mashable, ReadWriteWeb, National Journal, The Atlantic, CBS News and Forbes. He graduated from Colby College with a bachelor's degree in biology and sociology. Currently, he is a resident of the District of Columbia, where he lives with his greyhound, wife, power tools, plants and growing collection of cast iron pans, many of which are frequently used to pursue his passion for good cooking.

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