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InfoWorld: State Government CIOs Vote for Open Source

Aug 05, 2006, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Gary Edwards (Open Document Foundation) and I were talking yesterday, and he mentioned the NASCIO (National Association of State CIOs) Conference coming up. I checked out last year's conference and found an interesting set of slides from an open source session they held.

"From the slides, some useful data on why state governments are buying into open source. (Note: The survey was to CIO-level IT people within state governments. Pretty credible data, especially since NASCIO gets 350-450 senior government IT folks out to its annual conference, and restricts the survey (unless I'm reading the site wrong) to the most senior IT officials)..."

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