VNUnet.com: Whitehall Eyes Open Source for Integration
Feb 28, 2003, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sarah Arnott)
"Open source software is gaining ground in local government and
could be the key to overcoming integration issues, say experts.
"The technology may be on the brink of its first big central
"But the key area for local government is back-office
integration, according to Martin Ferguson, e-government advisor for
local authority consultation group the Improvement and Development
"'Open source will be central to unlocking integration, and that
is where it will really make its mark,' he said..."