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Creating an Open Source Strategy

Aug 14, 2007, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Kavis)

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"According to opensource.org:

"the promise of open source is better quality, higher reliability, more flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory vendor lock-in.

"But that it is not the biggest driver for our Open Source strategy at my shop. One of our biggest drivers is budget constraints. Every year our IT budget remains flat or increases modestly. When you throw in merit increases, promotions, rising health care costs, and maintenance on software and services acquired during the year, you must get creative to stay within budget..."

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