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Boy Scouts of America Look to Open-Source Community for Help

Jun 10, 2008, 13:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Todd R. Weiss)

"Scouts honor--the 98-year-old Boy Scouts of America (BSA) organization is adopting open-source software as a path to building better software to support the almost 3 million scouts and 1.1 million adults who make up the group.

"Faced with the need for a streamlined, organized way for its more than 121,000 local scout troops to find and use software for fundraisers, event registration, facilities maintenance and more, the Irving, Texas-based BSA last month launched a Web site to begin its BSA Open Source Initiative..."

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