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The 20 Basics of Open Government By Wayne Burke
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An Open Government primer for everyone, written in simple, direct language with notes for further research and a glossary of specialized terms.
Open Government Data By Joshua Tauberer
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This book is about the principles behind the open government data movement and its development in the United States. The movement is framed as the application of Big Data to civics, where Big Data is... More > not just the size of data but the ability for data to change the way we understand its subject. Topics include principles of open government data, the history of the movement, applications to transparency and civic engagement, a brief legal history, data quality, civic hacking, and paradoxes in transparency. This book is organized into chapters covering the movement and its history, examples and a typology of open government data applications, a brief legal history of open government data, principles and recommendations for creating open government data, and limitations in the use of data for government transparency. The appendix includes excerpts of open data policy language and model language.< Less
Applying Open Source Systems to Government By opensource.com
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At opensource.com, we look at the intersection of open source and government, with a special focus on the ways governments adopt and release new technologies and can cultivate open source... More > communities. We document the way that open source principles—participation, transparency, collaboration, sharing, meritocracy, community, and rapid prototyping—have enormous value beyond the technology sector. Citizen movements around open voting, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request tracking, and even crowdsourced legislation, represent a growing trend of open source principles within government. This collection features stories about government initiatives around the world, from the first two years of opensource.com. They illustrate the impact of open source on government and vice versa. There is a long journey left and we hope you'll share your experiences with us.< Less
The Open Conspiracy By H.G Wells
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Unaltered copies of this book are difficult to obtain. But not this one! One of Wells many non-fiction work that deals with the advent of globalisation and the end of the nation state as we know it.... More > A very telling read - nothing happens by chance.< Less
Prised Open By Rhonda J. Aubert
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This journey begins with a visit to a ladies craft group at a nearby Presbyterian Church, however, when Rhonda is voted on to the Board of Management fourteen years later, as a bookkeeper, she began... More > to see this Church in a whole different light. After she discovers what she believes to be fraudulent behaviour, she leaves the Church but cannot ignore what she has uncovered. She writes a detailed report to the Presbytery of Maroondah but is horrified to discover that they have titled their minutes ‘Minutes Concerning dealing with Mrs. R. Aubert’. From there her story becomes a battle with the hierarchy of the Presbyterian Church of Australia and a Church system of government she believes discriminates against women.< Less
Prised Open By Rhonda J. Aubert
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This journey begins with a visit to a ladies craft group at a nearby Presbyterian Church, however, when Rhonda is voted on to the Board of Management fourteen years later, as a bookkeeper, she began... More > to see this Church in a whole different light. After she discovers what she believes to be fraudulent behaviour, she leaves the Church but cannot ignore what she has uncovered. She writes a detailed report to the Presbytery of Maroondah but is horrified to discover that they have titled their minutes ‘Minutes Concerning dealing with Mrs. R. Aubert’. From there her story becomes a battle with the hierarchy of the Presbyterian Church of Australia and a Church system of government she believes discriminates against women.< Less
Open Universiteit CPP1 IT Governance en Innovatie By theo thiadens
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Dit is de handleiding bij het Certified Professional Program IT governance en Innovatie van de Open Universiteit Nederland.
Open Universiteit CPP1 IT Governance en Innovatie By theo thiadens
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Dit is de handleiding bij het Certified Professional Program IT governance en Innovatie van de Open Universiteit Nederland.
An Open World: Stories from the Open Source Community By opensource.com
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At opensource.com, our mission is to shine a light on the places where the open source way is magnifying ideas and multiplying effort. And we remain especially interested in topics beyond... More > technology—developments in areas like business, education, government, health, law, and everyday life. This collection offers some of our most empowering stories. From the trenches. From the library. From the cubicle. From the capitol. From the classroom and the boardroom and the courtroom. These are our community members—and perhaps you could be in the next edition.< Less
Terrorism 2011 By American Government
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The statistical material in this unclassified report is drawn from terrorism incidents that occurred in 2011, as reported in open source information. This open source material is the most... More > comprehensive resource that NCTC can use to compile and provide the statistical data necessary to the Department of State to fulfill its legislative reporting requirements.< Less