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Authors: Andres Baravalle ; Sarah Chambers ; Siobhan North and Mike Holcombe

Affiliation: University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

ISBN: 978-972-8865-47-4

Keyword(s): Open Source Software, Open Data Standards, Public Administrations, United Kingdom.

Related Ontology Subjects/Areas/Topics: Applications ; Artificial Intelligence ; Communities of Interest ; Communities of Practice ; Computer-Supported Education ; e-Business ; Enterprise Information Systems ; Government ; Knowledge Management and Information Sharing ; Knowledge-Based Systems ; Learning/Teaching Methodologies and Assessment ; Social and Legal Issues ; Society, e-Business and e-Government ; Symbolic Systems ; Web Information Systems and Technologies

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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Paper citation in several formats:
Baravalle A.; Chambers S.; North S.; Holcombe M. and (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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title={OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN THE DESKTOP: THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS IN UK},
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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

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