White House to Open Source Your Business Model

This is the inevitable conclusion of Government Data Portals.

As part of a joint effort by the United States and India to build an open government platform, the U.S. team has deposited open source code an important benchmark in developing the Open Government Platform that will enable governments around the world to stand up their own open government data sites.

Government is trending to be open, open sourced and thus transparent. Clearly selling against such a tidal wave is going to be very difficult.

It is the sound of your death

You hear that? That is the sound of inevitability. It is the sound… of your death.

This is the inevitable conclusion of Government Data Portals.

As part of a joint effort by the United States and India to build an open government platform, the U.S. team has deposited open source code an important benchmark in developing the Open Government Platform that will enable governments around the world to stand up their own open government data sites.

Government is trending to be open, open sourced and thus transparent. Clearly selling against such a tidal wave is going to be very difficult.

It is the sound of your death

You hear that? That is the sound of inevitability. It is the sound… of your death.

Author: James Fee

National GIS/IT Practice Leader at Matrix New World