Using open source software is not as scary as you think. You may have heard rumors that it is insecure or hard to maintain. When managed correctly, the rumors are far from the truth.
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Agencies need the ability to provision cloud services quickly and manage those services with transparency and ease across multiple clouds.
Growing up I was told that there’s no such thing as a “free lunch.” While that may be true, it turns out that from IT’s perspective you can get a meal that’s cheap and good for you.
How can your agency’s team improve its software and processes by focusing first on culture and people? Moving to a culture of open source.
Due to outdated infrastructure, disparate data and lack of data security, open source is more important than ever for government missions. In an interview with GovLoop, Henry Sowell, Chief Information Security Officer at Hortonworks can transition to new platforms and execute on the promise of open source.
Ultimately, ICITE is all about innovation, which explains why open standards and open-source solutions are fundamentally embedded into the ICITE vision and architecture.
One common myth about open source is that it’s a fad. But it has been around for decades — Linux is one example — and even the Defense Department acknowledges that its security depends on free and open source software.
One common myth about open source is that it is completely free. Consider these tips when evaluating the true cost of open source software.
Learn how government agencies are collaborating and sharing open source software projects and skills.
Learn how open source software can meet the demands of large government agencies and support large-scale initiatives.