Opinion piece on open-source technologies a good read
By Maijaliisa Burkert on Jun 23, 2009
Bill Vass has written an interesting opinion piece for Government Technology on the cost savings that can be realized through open-source technologies.
He discusses the cost savings beginning to be realized in the UK, and the potential $3.7 billion savings estimated for federal IT. He also examines the added security of open-source technologies and the potential opening of more communication lines between citizens and government entities.
Go here to read the article.