Forge.mil: A Case Study for Utilizing Open Source Methodologies Inside of Government

@inproceedings{Martin2011ForgemilAC,
  title={Forge.mil: A Case Study for Utilizing Open Source Methodologies Inside of Government},
  author={Guy Martin and Aaron Lippold},
  booktitle={OSS},
  year={2011}
}
In late 2008, DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency), the global IT arm of the US Department of Defense, embarked upon a project to create an internal collaboration and software application lifecycle management system. Beyond simply fielding yet another tool, the Forge.mil effort was designed to fundamentally change the way the DoD developed and acquired software technology and systems. The method of this change was the application of Open Source principles inside of the larger DoD community… CONTINUE READING