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Open Source to Help Quell ICT Trade Deficit: Waugh

Sep 27, 2007, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

[ Thanks to Jeff Waugh for this link. ]

"Australia's $21 billion ICT trade deficit could be dramatically reduced if the local industry played to its strengths and exported services using open source software, according to industry analyst Jeff Waugh.

"Speaking at an open source industry roadshow in conjunction with National ICT Australia (NICTA), the flamboyant Waugh, a director of consulting firm Waugh Partners, said open source is 'great' for Australia because it provides a 'huge opportunity' to export services..."

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