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DrupalGov Canberra 2014 Keynote: Code for a better world: Open Source Drupal + Government

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Slides from Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire's keynote address at DrupalGov 2014 in Canberra, Australia, 2014. See the presentation video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CB4GbdKe9xE

How Drupal's fundamental design decision (empowerment) enables the four principles of good digital government: collaboration, transparency, participation, and innovation.

Includes live examples of open source Drupal applications and websites that exemplify the implementation of good, digital government.

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DrupalGov Canberra 2014 Keynote: Code for a better world: Open Source Drupal + Government

  1. 1. Code for a better world: Open Source Drupal + Government Jeffrey A. “jam” McGuire - @horncologne Open Source Evangelist, Acquia DrupalGov Canberra 2014 Monday, 25 August 14
  2. 2. Monday, 25 August 14
  3. 3. The fundamental Drupal design decision: empowerment Monday, 25 August 14
  4. 4. Angie “Webchick” Byron Drupal core committer Monday, 25 August 14
  5. 5. We the People Monday, 25 August 14
  6. 6. We the People Monday, 25 August 14
  7. 7. Who are you? Why are you here? Monday, 25 August 14
  8. 8. Jeffrey A. “jam” McGuire Open Source Evangelist – Acquia acquia.com/podcasts acquia.com/jams-drupal-camp @horncologne jam@acquia.com Monday, 25 August 14
  9. 9. What is successful digital government? Definition of “success” Monday, 25 August 14
  10. 10. Successful digital government: 1. Collaboration 2. Transparency 3. Participation 4. Innovation Monday, 25 August 14
  11. 11. (Successful business) 1. Innovation 2. Cost Savings 3. Efficiency 4. Risk Mitigation Monday, 25 August 14
  12. 12. Open Source Drupal Delivers: 1. Collaboration 2. Transparency 3. Participation 4. Innovation But what is open source? ... Monday, 25 August 14
  13. 13. Open Source = Four Freedoms Use it: for anything, anywhere, forever Study it: understand what you are using Modify it: fix it, make it better Share it: redistribute, sell, give back Monday, 25 August 14
  14. 14. "In the world of computer software, open source communi t ies develop and improve ideas organically, based on concepts and practices that work. Driven by innovation contributed by individuals, open source simply means that a system is available to any who wish to contribute. It provides the fastest possible rate of improvement for ideas." One Way Forward: The Outsider's Guide to Fixing the Republic. - Lawrence Lessig, 2012 Monday, 25 August 14
  15. 15. Proprietary IT Costs Personnel Hosting Bandwidth Design (Recurring) Licensing fees Vendor lock-in Data lock-in (buy it back?) Vendor roadmap Vendor release cycle When it happens Open Source IT Costs Personnel Hosting Bandwidth Design No licensing fees Invest in your team Invest what/when you need 1000s of vendors You own your data Your roadmap When you need it When you need it Monday, 25 August 14
  16. 16. What is ? World’s largest open source platform Market Presence 1,500,000+ sites Global Adoption 228 countries Extensive Capabilities 20,000+ modules Broad Community 1,000,000+ on d.o Active Development 20,000+ developers Expert Drupal Services 1000s of companies Monday, 25 August 14
  17. 17. Drupal delivers all this? 1. Collaboration 2. Transparency 3. Participation 4. Innovation Let’s see ... Monday, 25 August 14
  18. 18. Drupal delivers collaboration 1. Collaboration 2. Transparency 3. Participation 4. Innovation Monday, 25 August 14
  19. 19. alert.mta.info Monday, 25 August 14
  20. 20. Saïd Business School Monday, 25 August 14
  21. 21. Goto.sbs.ox.ac.uk Monday, 25 August 14
  22. 22. Drupal delivers transparency 1. Collaboration 2. Transparency 3. Participation 4. Innovation Monday, 25 August 14
  23. 23. Transparency ... http://www.flickr.com/photos/centralasian/5329431523/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Monday, 25 August 14
  24. 24. Quality is a common outcome of transparency. Monday, 25 August 14
  25. 25. Security is a common outcome of transparency. Monday, 25 August 14
  26. 26. Is Open Source Secure? “Continuous and broad peer review, enabled by publicly available source code, supports [our] software reliability and security efforts” David M. Wennergren, Department of Defense CIO Clarifying Guidance Regarding Open Source Software Monday, 25 August 14
  27. 27. Is Open Source Secure? “One interviewee from a global pharmaceutical organization believed that his open source WCM solutions were more secure than proprietary ones … Many also feel that the open code base is a particular advantage, as it allows organizations to explore potential security vulnerabilities.” - Forrester Research, October 2012 Monday, 25 August 14
  28. 28. Auditing is only possible through transparency. (system of record, compliance, etc.) Monday, 25 August 14
  29. 29. itdashboard.gov Monday, 25 August 14
  30. 30. Monday, 25 August 14
  31. 31. The$Drupal$Distro$for$ Data$Management$ Datasets:'are'collec,ons'of' resources'with'some' descrip,ve'metadata.' ' Resources:'files'(o;en'csv'or' other'tabular'data)' ' Organiza,ons:'create'a' dataset'and'upload'resources.' ' Data'consumers:'browse' datasets,'see'visualiza,ons'of' resources,'download,'use'API' 22 Monday, 25 August 14
  32. 32. The$Drupal$Distro$for$ Data$Management$ Monday, 25 August 14
  33. 33. Drupal delivers participation 1. Collaboration 2. Transparency 3. Participation 4. Innovation Monday, 25 August 14
  34. 34. Peer to Patent Monday, 25 August 14
  35. 35. Help4OK Monday, 25 August 14
  36. 36. We the People Monday, 25 August 14
  37. 37. The$Drupal$Distro$for$ Data$Management$ Monday, 25 August 14
  38. 38. Drupal delivers innovation 1. Collaboration 2. Transparency 3. Participation 4. Innovation Monday, 25 August 14
  39. 39. “Users generally have a much more accurate and detailed model of their needs than manufacturers have ...” Eric von Hipple, Democratizing Innovation Monday, 25 August 14
  40. 40. More than 77 mobile apps built on the NY MTA real-time data platform powered by Drupal Monday, 25 August 14
  41. 41. Open Source software supported by a large, active community keeps you on the cutting edge of innovation. Monday, 25 August 14
  42. 42. Open Source Delivers: 1. Collaboration 2. Transparency 3. Participation 4. Innovation ∴ Open Source Drupal == Successful Digital Government Monday, 25 August 14
  43. 43. “Proprietary or open source doesn’t matter.” Monday, 25 August 14
  44. 44. “100 money ...” Monday, 25 August 14
  45. 45. Open source licenses put me in control. Yours? Monday, 25 August 14
  46. 46. Thank you! Questions? Jeffrey A. “jam” McGuire Open Source Evangelist – Acquia acquia.com/podcasts acquia.com/jams-drupal-camp @horncologne jam@acquia.com Monday, 25 August 14
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