Panel: Open Source in the Public Sector

TitlePanel: Open Source in the Public Sector
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsLundell, B, Amundsen, M, Ghosh, R, Hardy, J-L, Sjöswärd, P-O
Secondary TitleOSS2009: Open Source Ecosystems: Diverse Communities Interacting (IFIP 2.13)
Pagination368 - 369
Date Published2009///
ISSN Number978-3-642-02031-5

Open Source Software (OSS) is becoming mainstream, and it is perhaps not surprising that public sector organisations seek to explore the potential of OSS in financially difficult times. Today, OSS has become an issue of strategic importance for many public sector organisations. In addition, related to OSS, many organisations and governments are also acknowledging Open Standards as important for addressing various lock-in scenarios.

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