ComputerWeekly: Council IT Chiefs Want Licence Role
Feb 24, 2004, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nick Huber)
"Local authority IT directors have called on the Office of
Government Commerce to allow them to play a greater role in
negotiating software licence agreements with suppliers...
"The call follows the agreement struck by Newham Council last
month that could save it £1m, after trialling Linux. Some
local authority IT directors believe Microsoft can be persuaded to
offer concessions to other councils that improve on terms agreed
between the supplier and the OGC..."