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Computerworld Australia: Tax Collects Linux for Open Source Analytics

[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood
for this link. ]

“Despite its strong ties to proprietary software vendors, the
Australian Taxation Office has finally dipped its toes into open
source by establishing a Linux-based system for information
analytics.

“Tax has had a Teradata warehouse for 10 years but the change
program initiated by chief knowledge officer Philip Hind in
November last year is a ‘series of activities to enhance the ATO’s
ability to collect and analyse data,’ assistant commissioner of
information management John Body told Computerworld…”


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