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..."