Open source software

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How a bill of materials prevents an agency from buying a bill of goods

SBOM. It sounds like a play on a word you can’t say, but it stands for software bill of materials. And that big executive order on cybersecurity from last…

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Joe Castle is a recent PhD graduate from Virginia Tech, who studied federal technology policy and open source software, and is a federal employee.

When it comes to open source, culture continues to eat strategy, policy for lunch

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Tony Scott: The MS/Github merger and federal software development

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Amid congressional mandate to open source DoD’s software code, Code.mil serves as guidepost

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Can open source help agencies manage big data?

How can an open source system called Hadoop help federal agencies manage large amounts of data? Find out when Shaun Bierweiler, president of Hortonworks…

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Elastic: The power behind the (digital) throne

George Young, senior director of Federal at Elastic, joins host John Gilroy to discuss data analytics and how his company can help your agency moved to…

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New OMB policy pushes agencies to actively build and share ‘People’s Code’

A new policy from the Office of Management and Budget sets agencies on a path toward sharing new, custom-developed source code across government. The goal is to cut back on the $6 billion agencies spend annually on new software.

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