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A Sad State of Affairs: Open Source in the UK

Feb 15, 2008, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

"I stated yesterday that open source had not been widely adopted in the UK without really backing the statement up. Fortunately SiriusIT, the UK-based open source services firm, has revamped its site with a blog entry explaining the situation with the example of open source adoption in the schools sector.

"'The ICT procurement framework for schools was introduced with the best of intentions. Becta, a Government quango, sought to bring structure to the school ICT sector...'"

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