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NewsForge: Irish College Gives Open Workflow Software Good Grades

Jun 26, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"The Republic of Ireland is investing almost a billion pounds in technology research in 2006 to make Dublin a 'technology research magnet.' The Knowledge and Data Engineering Group (KDEG) at Trinity College in Dublin is right in the middle of the activity. KDEG is focusing on pervasive and adaptive systems, ubiquitous computing, and smart space management. When KDEG was having trouble with systematic workflow and document collaboration, it turned to a Linux-based solution that allowed Windows and Linux users to seamlessly share and edit documents.

"KDEG needed to streamline its workflow and implement cross-platform compatibility, since the group comprises a mix of OpenOffice.org and Word users..."

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