Tag Archives: open-source software

Air Force Issues Data Services Reference Architecture Document

The U.S. Air Force released a document outlining the service’s approach to implement principles to provide airmen access to secure, visible, accessible, understandable, linked and trusted data using open data services technologies and architectural design patterns. The Data Services Reference Architecture was released as part of the Digital Air Force initiative, which seeks to harness the power of data to keep pace with adversaries, the service said Wednesday

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DoD Seeks to Speed Up Software Devt Via Open Source Initiative

The Defense Department has introduced an open source program in a move to facilitate collaboration on unclassified code among software developers in the federal government and private sector. The Code.mil initiative is designed to allow software developers to review, exchange data and recommend changes to software code stored in an …

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18F Creates New Open Source Software Development Guide for State, Local Governments

The General Services Administration’s 18F organization has produced a new guidebook that contains resources and instructions on how to develop agile software, open source software and modular contracting methods. Mark Headd and Robin Carnahan from 18F wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the new resources resulted from the GSA digital service hub’s collaboration …

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Red Hat VP Paul Smith: Many Agencies Embrace Open-Source Tech Programs

Some government and industry executives who presented at a Red Hat-sponsored forum Tuesday believe open source technology can drive ideas for development of other information technology platforms, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Paul Smith, vice president and general manager of Red Hat’s public sector business, told audience at the company’s annual Government Symposium that many …

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