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Computerworld Australia: Tax Collects Linux for Open Source Analytics

Sep 19, 2005, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

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"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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