5 open source office suites to watch
Feb 08, 2010, 15:03 (4 Talkback[s])
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"The Microsoft Office productivity suite has risen to
become the dominant application of its type for business IT
management. But there are open source office productivity suites
available that may provide a suitable alternative to Office,
depending on your requirements.
"Despite the scores of additional features found in products
like Microsoft Office, most workers only need a simple word
processor or spreadsheet to complete their day-to-day office tasks.
If your staff are not "power users" then having a full-blown office
suite on their desktop can be overkill.
"In this edition of 5 open source things to watch, we take a
look at office suites that can manage you business information
without emptying the company coffers."