Civic Commons - Civic
Commons is committed to the following activities: (1) Facilitating
the sharing of code among government entities, with an eye towards developing
a thriving ecosystem of freely available civic code. (Interested in
open-sourcing your government app? See how we can help). (2) Connecting
governments throughout all phases of technology procurement, and building
systems for more transparent & informed technology choices. (3)
Developing and supporting Open Data and Open Standards (such as Open311).
(4) Spreading government technology best practices (see our Wiki for
a growing catalog of documentation). (5) Building a community of government
technology practitioners as well as independent civic hackers.
NIEM - NIEM,
the National Information Exchange Model, is a partnership of the U.S.
Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is designed to
develop, disseminate and support enterprise-wide information exchange
standards and processes that can enable jurisdictions to effectively
share critical information in emergency situations, as well as support
the day-to-day operations of agencies throughout the nation.
Kuali Foundation - Kuali
is a growing community of universities, colleges, businesses, and other
organizations that have partnered to build and sustain open-source software
for higher education, by higher education. Kuali software is designed
to meet the needs of all sizes of institutions, from land-grant research
universities to community colleges. The members of the Kuali Community
share a common vision of open, modular, and distributed systems for
their software requirements. Kuali software is released under the Educational