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Open Source in Government: What We Have Learned

Amin Mehr   

2019 was hailed at the beginning of the year as the Year of Open Source, but Open Source has been around for decades. How has Open Source changed? One way Open Source has made an impression, particularly in 2018, was in its presence in government. With the launch of and the continued success of (5000 open source and government-reuse projects, and climbing), governments on all levels have embraced Open Source. What are the lessons learned? What is the direction of open source in the government? Find out the lessons learned of open source in our government.