"The World Bank recently issued a report on Open Source
software, providing international agencies and governments some
instructive guidelines on the its use of Open Source, and how best
to implement Open Source solutions to tie in with existing
commercial software from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and others.
"The report, 'Open Source Software: Perspectives for
Development,' was prepared by The Dravis Group for the World Bank's
infoDev Symposium, and includes some notable advice for how
IT-constrained foreign firms might explore Open Source options. The
report also contains wisdom that even some seasoned U.S.-based
firms might benefit from..."