Newport News, Virginia Goes Open Source
Jun 16, 2008, 16:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Recently, the Newport News, Virginia Open eGov system was
released. Using the Plone content management system, the system is
designed for governments to install, out of the box, a website
which also includes specialized departmental infrastructure.
Newport News has also made the system available under the GPL; it
can be found here.
"I found this quotation from their Lessons Learned document
interesting: 'The adoption of new technology is an iterative
process of innovation and learningâ€¦' While
they did not use the actual term, it seems that the team which
developed Open eGov utilized an agile approach to software