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Tectonic: Skills Deficit Still Dogs Open Source Software in Africa--Report

May 26, 2005, 19:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alastair Otter)

"After close on two year's research Bridges.org this week released the findings of its study into the use of free/open source and proprietary software in public computer centres. The report finds that while free and open source software(FOSS) is increasingly being used in community centres there are still many challenges for the widespread adoption of FOSS.

"Chief among these are the persistent lack of open source skills, lack of awareness and the lack of relevant applications..."

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