CIO: Study: Danish Gov’t Can Save With OpenOffice

“The Danish government could save about 125 million Danish krone
(US$21 million) over the next five years if it adopted the
OpenOffice.org productivity software instead of upgrading to
Microsoft’s Office 2007 suite. Doing nothing could save it even
more, according to a study by consultancy Ramboll Management.

“Ramboll compared the cost of different ways of implementing the
Danish Parliament’s June 2 decision that government institutions
exchanging information digitally with citizens or companies must do
so in file formats based on open standards from Jan. 1,


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