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- 30 Nov 2010
- 25 Nov 2010
- 22 Nov 2010
The European Commission has been scolded for wrongdoing over a quasi-open source software system.The European Ombudsman reprimanded the Commission after buying the system without holding a public ...
Has DirectGov really spent £200m producing websites, Jerry Fishenden, LSE fop, former Microsoft suit, and general man about town, asked last year.
The reason Microsoft's EU numbers don't add up is that the EC has spent only half the total amount it had alloted under its €49m contract for desktop software. But was it a good deal?
- 17 Nov 2010
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- 05 Nov 2010
- 01 Nov 2010
Is the public sector really sowing the seeds of its own demise with the open data initiative? Like a swimming pool with no sides, if you let it all go free it may just all go: snapped up by ...
In the conflict between proprietary software Smaugs like Microsoft and open source hobbits like Linux, money really matters. The open source lobby must therefore have been dismayed to learn that ...
Thought you'd heard all the obstacles preventing Bristol City Council implementing an IT strategy based on open source and open standards? Now you can hear about one more.
The House of Lords has been scrapping Identity Cards this last fortnight. Sort of. This ID scrapping bill won't be enough to stop the development of a 'papers please' culture in Britain.