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)..."