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Phase2 Updates OpenPublic CMS for Open Gov’t Programs; Jeff Walpole Comments

Jeff Walpole
Jeff Walpole

Application developer Phase2 has launched an updated version of its open source content management system based on Drupal to support government agencies’ information-sharing initiatives, GCN reported Oct. 9.

The report said Phase2 designed OpenPublic 1.0 to further bolster open government projects across several websites in compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act.

According to the report. the company has also partnered with Acquia to provide customers with a cloud development platform as part of the OpenPublic offering.

“Technologies like Drupal have enabled governments to become more open by sharing greater volumes of content online,” said Jeff Walpole, Phase2 chief executive officer.

“The next step is to utilize it to spur citizen engagement and provide improved digital experiences.”

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