Community Response to OMB Open Source Policy

The purpose of this group is to collect and develop a community response to the Office of Management of Budget (OMB) Open Source Policy for the Federal Government - see policy.  The goal is to provide useful and actionable comments to OMB.

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Group Email: 

omb-open-source-policy@groups.osehra.org
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Community Call for OMB Open Source Policy

The Office of Management of Budget (OMB) is planning to develop a Source Code Policy for the Federal Government - see draft policy.

As you can see, OSEHRA is mentioned prominently in the document.  We certainly intend to provide useful and actionable comments to OMB.  Therefore, we have scheduled a community call for Thursday, March 17 at 1:00 Eastern in order to organize our response to this major development in the open source community.

Please join us virtually:

The federal government has...

The federal government has some history in the efforts to stimulate open source contributions to the health IT industry. Below are three documents worth a review for historical context to frame the argument from some of the lessons learned from the past. 1. http://www.sujansky.com/projects_vista_office_ehr.html 2. http://www.academyhealth.org/files/2009/sunday/murphyk.pdf 3.

Community Call for OMB Open Source Policy Today (Thursday) 1 PM EDT

Please join us for the OMB Open Source Policy community call at 1 PM EDT today.

The agenda for today is to present and discuss community input to the draft response.

We Need Volunteers for
•    FAR and Acquisition
•    OS License
•    Operational – Community - Instructions
•    Business Friendliness
•    Other(s)

Here is the Webex call-in information:

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