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ConsortiumInfo: Peter Quinn Resigns

Dec 28, 2005, 00:00 (25 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)

"I'm very sorry to report that Peter Quinn, the CIO of Massachusetts who has been at the center of a controversy relating to his efforts at the Information Technology Division (ITD) to adopt the OpenDocument format for the use of the Commonwealth's Executive Agencies, has resigned, effective January 9, 2005.

"According to an email that he sent today to the employees of the ITD, the principal reason for his resignation is his desire not to be the personal focus of controversy regarding the open format decision. The email also stresses, however, that his departure does not signal any change of policy on behalf of the ITD..."

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