US Government Agencies Embrace Collaborative Software Development

The DOD and other agencies look for ways to work with each other and with the wider community

CIO, 10/23/12

The US Department of Defense and the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) both host software projects on GitHub, a software collaboration website based on the open-source Git version control system, officials with the two agencies said Tuesday. The US White House has also hosted projects on the four-year-old website, including its "We the People" petition app.