LocalGovDrupal with Kate Hurr and Will Callaghan

LocalGovDrupal is an open source implementation of the classic Drupal content management system hat has been developed by councils for councils, with the help of some funding from MHCLG. It is, by my reckoning, the best example I have seen of open source use in local government, largely because councils are contributing to the project as well … Keep reading

LINK: “OpenStack in transition”

OpenStack is one of the most important and complex open-source projects you’ve never heard of. It’s a set of tools that allows large enterprises ranging from Comcast and PayPal to stock exchanges and telecom providers to run their own AWS-like cloud services inside their data centers. Original: https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/24/openstack-in-transition/

Link roundup

I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Redefining the Digital Divide | @helenmilner The system is failing, hack the system – via @annemcx The Four Freedoms – wonderful piece on #opensource by @photomatt The dangerous appeal of the Silicon Valley narrative G+ Hangout: open source CMS for local government Interested in social leadership? … Keep reading

Link roundup

I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Building an Open Source Laptop | MAKE Moving to GOV.UK – the MHRA experience so far How many people does it take to tame the Digital Dragon? (digital skills for all!) PauPress | Contact Relationship Management for WordPress. comms2point0 – a primer about successful online communities Flickr: … Keep reading