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Time to be Open Minded About Open Source

Oct 14, 2008, 18:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ron Miller)

"Part of the challenge open source faces, especially in the enterprise, is a perception that if it's free, it must be inferior or they would be charging for it. Some enterprise CIOs have the same confusion as my son, but with the economy tanking, it can't hurt to start experimenting with open source. Does it mean you suddenly get rid of all your Microsoft Office licenses? Probably not, but you can be sure there are large pockets of workers who will do just fine with OpenOffice and it will end up saving your company money."

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