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Computerworld.NZ: Govis Puts Microsoft in Open Source Lion's Den

Jun 27, 2003, 08:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Bell)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"In line with the emerging awareness of open source software in governments worldwide, the governmental information systems forum plans a one-day seminar on the subject.

"An unlikely contribution to the Govis seminar programme will come from Brett Roberts of Microsoft, speaking on 'the relationship between commercial and non-commercial software,' Microsoft's own Shared Source initiative and 'reality versus hype.'

"Govis is inviting CIOs, chief technology officers, ICT professionals from government agencies and other interested parties to the seminar, to be held in Wellington next month, 'so they can make a more informed decision on OSS...'"

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