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More on LinuxToday 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 government win.

"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 Agency.

"'Open source will be central to unlocking integration, and that is where it will really make its mark,' he said..."

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