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Studies & Reports

The following are selected reports, studies, & white papers examining the qualitative and quantitative benefits of using 'open source' solutions in both the public & private sectors:
* See related studies on America's Future: 2020-2050

Links to 'Open' Data Resources
  • CIA World Fact Book - Providing information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, military, communications, transportation of countries around the world.
  • Data.Gov - Interactive data sets, software apps and other tools made available by the U.S. government.
  • IFC Global Economic Data - An array of global economic data for researchers, policy makers, and others.
  • U.N. Statistical Databases - An Internet-baseddata service bringing UN statistical databases within reach of users around the globe.
  • USA.Spending.Gov - Established to provides reports to citizens on how the federal government is spending funds.
  • World Bank Open Data & Research - Making available information from World Bank data sets, national statistical systems, and research reports. Download Open Data & Software Tools.

* See Infographic on "Technology Trends 2013"

As we continue to adopt open source development or open source principles, we are likely to see the pace of innovation speed up over the coming decade.

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