Tim O’Reilly shares his thoughts on open, transparent and collaborative government, “government as a platform” and calls on developers to lend a hand to “build a better country for us.” He also announces the launch of Open Source for America at OSCON 09.
O’Reilly defines ‘Gov 2.0’ as:
- Citizen contribution and collaboration
- Use of social media
- Rapid application development
- New methods of procurement
- Cloud computing
- Open source in government