The following are links to selected organizations focused on 'open' eGovernment information, technologies, and solutions:
- Center for Democracy & Technology - A non-profit public policy organization dedicated to promoting the
democratic potential of today's open, decentralized global Internet.
- Civic Commons - A non-profit initiative helping cities and local governments build
and use shared and open technologies to improve public services.
- Code For America - Enlisting talents of the web industry into public service to use their skills to solve core problems facing our communities, cities, and government at all levels.
- Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) - Defending people's freedoms and privacy rights in this Digital Age.
- eGovernment Asian Resource Centre - Collecting and disseminating information on eGovernment solutions, best practices, and lessons learned across Asia.
- EU eGovernment - European Commission portal on eGovernment projects and activities across the European Union (EU).
- GovDelivery - One of the world's leading providers of government-to-citizen eGov communication solutions.
- Linux Professional Institute - Advocating, training, & certifying individuals in the professional use of Linux and Open Source software.
- Mil-OSS.Org - A community of civilian and military developers of innovative open
source solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).
- National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) - Fostering government excellence by sharing quality business practices, information management, and technology policy.
- National Association of Counties (NACO) - Researching, publishing and disseminating a variety of information for and about more than 3000 counties across the U.S.
- Open Congress - A free, open-source non-profit & non-partisan public resource website providing information on U.S. Congressional activities.
- Open Forum Europe (OFE) - A not-for-profit industry organization helping to accelerate and broaden the use of
Open Source Software (OSS) among businesses, consumers and governments.
- Open Government Partnership - Committed to making governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens.
- Open Innovation Community - Providing the latest news, research, discussions and solutions related to 'open innovation'.
- Open Justice Broker Consortium - Creating revolutionary open source tools to help state & local governments process and share information between justice agencies.
- Open Source for America (OSFA) - Raising awareness and use of collaborative, open
source software solutions in the U.S. government
- Open Source Digital Voting Foundation - Creating freely available open source trusted election technology.
Source Lab (OSL) - Housing a growing number of high-impact open source development
communities for the public and private sectors.
- Open Source Software
Institute (OSSI) - Promoting
the development and implementation of open source software solutions within
U.S. federal, state and municipal government agencies and academic entities.
- Open Technology Institute (OTI) - Formulates policy and regulations in support of open architectures and innovative open source solutions.
- World Bank - Open Development, Open Data, & Open Knowledge tools available from the World Bank.
U.S. Government Departments - OpenGov Websites* See Federal Agency Web Site Directory maintained by LSU
* Check out this link to the budding Open Source Party
, an exploratory net-roots campaign to re-envision the political party and existing government systems, tapping into the ideas and energy of the growing 'open source' movement.
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