Just Released: GovLoop’s Latest Cheat Sheet Highlights the Power of Open Source Technology

Today, government agencies are challenged like never before to make smart IT investments. Organizations are challenged to adopt agile, efficient and transformative technology. That’s why I am excited to share with you our latest report on open source technology. This report is the latest in our Agency of the Future series, which is highlighting the trends that will shape the future of government. Our recent guide focused exclusively how open source will shape the agency of the future. In this report we highlight results from a GovLoop survey, and an interview with NASA on how they have used open source technology.

We concluded the guide with an open source cheat sheet, which you can view below. This cheat sheet will provide you with the need-to-know information on open source technology. The cheat sheet includes:

  • Definition of open source from the Open Source Initiative
  • Information on the various open source licenses
  • 5 open source myths
  • 7 best practices for open source adoption
  • Additional open source resources

View Cheat Sheet Below or Download a PDF

As always, we’d love to hear what you found valuable in this report, and help you do your job better. Open source provides great opportunities for government, and by checking out our guide, you are just starting your journey to understand how open source can transform your agency. Here’s some additional blog posts on the report:

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