The Open Source Initiative Got a Makeover

The Defense Department launched the website on Tuesday, a new, streamlined portal for its similarly named initiative, a collaborative approach to meeting the government’s open source policy.

The site features a suite of new tools, including checklists that links to offer guidance, and represents “an evolution of the project,” according to Ari Chivukula, policy wrangler for the Defense Digital Service.

In 2016, then-President Barack Obama’s Federal Source Code Policy pushed agencies to use open source software.

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