Tuesday Jun 23, 2009

Opinion piece on open-source technologies a good read

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.

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