Computerworld: Eyeing an Opening for Open-Source
Jul 06, 2005, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by C.J. Kelly)
"I don't care much for Monday morning meetings. Starting a week
with a meeting always seems like too sharp a transition from the
weekend. Eyelids tend to droop, including mine. But on one recent
Monday, I snapped to attention when my boss, the IT chief for our
agency, said that he had informed the agency's administrator that
we would be going the open-source route on a number of fronts to
increase efficiency, productivity and cost savings.
"When I had suggested that idea to him six months earlier, he
had been worried about integrating open-source applications into a
purely Microsoft infrastructure..."