Information Management & Collaboration (IMC)

IMC-2: How Open Source Collaboration is Taking Root


1:45 PM - 3:00 PM


Noel Hidalgo

New York State Senate


Jason Hoekstra

U.S. Department of Education


Chris Musialek

General Services Administration

A panel of Drupal4Gov members from across government who have successfully deployed an open source platform for their site(s) will discuss Drupal implementations at state and federal agencies. The discussion will include issues related to enterprise deployments, online collaboration, Drupal Distributions, procurement, agile development and security. Panelists will focus on how open source collaboration has helped or hindered IT development projects at their agencies and how attendees can implement open source in their own agencies.

Learning Objectives:

bulletUse cases, best practices and lessons learned of open source in government.
bulletTechnical back end configuration suggestions and discussions of enterprise solutions and security.
bulletGrassroots collaboration, code sharing and how best to participate in government open source projects.