---

Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Stanislaus County Does Linux with a Best Practices Slant

[ Thanks to Tom
Adelstein
for this link. ]

“If you call the Stanislaus County administrative offices and
ask for Richard Robinson, be sure to specify that you want to speak
with the director of strategic business technology. If not, you
most likely will get the county’s CEO, who has the same name. When
you reach the technology director, you will meet a former Accenture
(Anderson Consulting) professional steeped in high-level consulting
methodologies. In two years, he’s reduced costs in his department
by 30-65%, depending on how you want to figure it, by using Linux
and open-source technologies. According to Robinson, he’s only
getting started…”

Complete
Story