It’s been about five years since the DoD-commissioned Open Technology Development Road Map was published, considered the definitive primer for smart government agencies and their personnel diving in to Open Source development, acquisition and operational policy-making. The next anxiously-awaited (well, not anxious but very much looked-forward to) installment – entitled “Open Technology Development: Lessons Learned and Best Practices for Military Software” is now available in a PDF format.
You can down the new publication here: OTD-lessons-learned-military-FinalV1
If you’re interested in the 2006 Open Technology Road Map document, it’s still a great resource. You can download it here: OTDRoadmap_v3_Final
If you’re interesting in watching the OTD’s author-on-point John Scott present the original OTD Road Map at GOSCON 2006, here’s the link to the video: http://www.youtube.com/user/osuosl#p/u/24/QOEFSygla5s
If you’d like to read Karl Fogel’s gushing review of the doc for Civic Commons, it’s here: http://civiccommons.org/2011/05/dod-open-technology-guide/
Finally, you can visit the Mil-OSS community at http://mil-oss.org/
A document I am very pleased to be associated with; thanks John Scott for the opportunity and congratulations on hitting another one out of the park.
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