Should Your Firm be FLOSSing?
Sep 13, 2007, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Chin)
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"The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) had no problem going against
the grain when it decided to forgo the widely used Microsoft Office
suite of business applications. Instead, it chose to replace its
aging WordPerfect installations with OpenOffice.org--for free.
"Yes, there was a clear financial motive: By steering clear of
Office 2007 and installing OpenOffice.org for its 100-plus users,
the CLC saved an estimated $60,000 in licensing fees..."