February 2, 2006

Tomorrow's forecast: blue skies and open source

With increasing attention on the possibilities of open source, CIOs have many questions regarding its capabilities, viability and cost to the organisation. Twelve CIO executive council members recently came together via a conference call to discuss the role of open source in their organisations, focusing on topics such as this "free" software's total cost of ownership (TCO); making a business case to senior executives; the relationship with the open-source community, which shares code and answers support questions; and what types of projects are best suited for open source.

Link: TechWorld

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