OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN THE DESKTOP: THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS IN UK

Andres Baravalle, Sarah Chambers, Siobhan North, Mike Holcombe

Abstract

Open Source could potentially play an important role in e-Government. The COSPA project has been investigating the possibilities of using Open Source in the desktops in Public Administrations in Europe. During this two year project, the attitudes towards Open Source appeared to have differed in the UK compared to similar organisations within some other countries in Europe. In this paper we investigate and discuss possible causes of this.

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Baravalle A., Chambers S., North S. and Holcombe M. (2006). OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN THE DESKTOP: THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS IN UK . In Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-47-4, pages 39-44. DOI: 10.5220/0001247600390044


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@conference{webist06,
author={Andres Baravalle and Sarah Chambers and Siobhan North and Mike Holcombe},
title={OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN THE DESKTOP: THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS IN UK},
booktitle={Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2006},
pages={39-44},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001247600390044},
isbn={978-972-8865-47-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN THE DESKTOP: THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS IN UK
SN - 978-972-8865-47-4
AU - Baravalle A.
AU - Chambers S.
AU - North S.
AU - Holcombe M.
PY - 2006
SP - 39
EP - 44
DO - 10.5220/0001247600390044