The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation provides a neutral, trusted hub for developers and organizations to code, manage, and scale open technology projects and ecosystems.

Principles for digital development

Principles for digital development are a set of living guidance intended to help practitioners succeed in applying digital technologies to development programs.

Open Future

We are the Open Future, and we believe that an open internet is possible. One that maximizes societal benefits of shared data, knowledge and culture.

Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that helps overcome legal obstacles to the sharing of knowledge and creativity to address the world’s pressing challenges.

Open Data Institute (ODI)

At the ODI, our mission is to work with companies and governments to build an open, trustworthy data ecosystem.

Shared digital Europe

This web document summarises the efforts by Kennisland, Centrum Cyfrowe[1] and Commons Network to develop a new vision for digital policymaking in Europe.

cOAlition S

cOAlition S is an initiative to make full and immediate Open Access to research publications a reality. It is built around Plan S, which consists of one target and 10 principles.

Made With Creative Commons

A guide to sharing your knowledge and creativity with the world, and sustaining your operation while you do.

Free Software Foundation

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit with a worldwide mission to promote computer user freedom.

Digital Public Goods Alliance

The Digital Public Goods Alliance is a multi-stakeholder alliance promoting Digital public goods.

EU Commission defines high-value datasets to be made available for re-use

On 20 January 2023, the Commission has published a list of high-value datasets that public sector bodies will have to make available for re-use, free of charge, within 16 months.

Apache Software Foundation (ASF)

The mission of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is to provide software for the public good.

UK Open Standard Principles

Open Standards are one of the most powerful tools we have to open up government.

Linux Foundation Open Source Guides

Leverage best practices for running an open source program office or starting an open source project in your organization.

W3C Web standards introduction

W3C develops technical standards, specifications and guidelines through a process designed to maximize consensus.

The OWASP Foundation

The OWASP Foundation works to improve the security of software through its community-led open source software projects.

The Paradox of Open

This essay from OpenFuture is a key piece to understanding the open movement.

Open Knowledge Foundation

The Open Knowledge Foundation is a not-for-profit organization working to develop The Open Definition, a sets out principles that define “openness” in relation to data and content.

MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT OpenCourseWare is an online publication of materials from over 2,500 MIT courses, freely sharing knowledge with learners and educators around the world.

Open Source Initiative (OSI)

For over 20 years the Open Source Initiative (OSI) has worked to raise awareness and adoption of open source software, and build bridges between open source communities of practice.