ICTA: Free and Open Source Software Week to Debut on 5th September 2005

“The world of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
changes rapidly. New technologies and with them, new opportunities,
emerge at an ever increasing speed. The Free and Open Source
Software (FOSS) movement is one such development that is playing
out before us today. It is many things–revolutionary development
process, disruptive technology, ideological movement, new knowledge
& standards–and more. It offers many opportunities for
governmental, private sector, and educational institutions.
Organizations, as well as developing nations, that take advantage
of FOSS and implement them appropriately stand to gain much, while
those that fail may find their ICT development lagging behind that
of comparable organizations…”