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Risk and Opportunity: Open Source in the UK

“Following my recent rant about open source adoption in the UK,
and the lack of it, CBR’s new deputy editor, Janine Milne, attended
the Westminster eForum debate involving the leading open source
advocates in the country as well as a smattering of
politicians.

“The debate indicated that risk aversion is preventing the UK
public sector from exploiting the benefits of open source, but that
UK’s position as the open source laggard of Europe is preventing
the growth of UK software industry and skills…”


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