Failing Faster: Lessons from the Open Source Community

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The same principles that make open source software projects succeed can help agencies haunted by budget challenges and dysfunctional models of collaboration. Hundreds of thousands of open source software projects are capturing an unprecedented amount of innovation and effort from contributors around the world. The same principles that make for successful open source projects can be applied to your organization. In this presentation, Gunnar describes how government agencies across the United States are using these principles to engage their staff, generate new ideas, and innovate their way out of budget gaps and legacy software traps