Libre Software in Spanish Public Administrations

TitleLibre Software in Spanish Public Administrations
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsOrtega, F, Lafuente, I, Gato, J, González-Barahona, J
Secondary TitleOSS2009: Open Source Ecosystems: Diverse Communities Interacting (IFIP 2.13)
Pagination366 - 366
Date Published2009///
ISSN Number978-3-642-02031-5

Libre software started to be used in Public Administrations in Spain during the 1990s, in some isolated but interesting experiences.During the early 2000s, and specially in some regional governments, libre software started to be considered as an integral part of ITrelated policies. In 2007, it was evident that many experiences related to libre software were running in Public Administrations with different levels of success. However, no study had looked into the details of these experiences, and no comprehensive analysis had been performed to better understand the different factors that affect them.

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