[Okfn-ca] UK governement: Free software + open standards = better procurement

Josée Plamondon jplamondon at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 22:54:25 UTC 2014

*UK government plans switch from Microsoft Office to open source*

" Document formats are set to be standardised across Whitehall to help
break the "oligopoly" of IT suppliers, and improve communications between
civil servants.

The proposal is part of the coalition's drive to make its procurement more
effective and efficient."


Josée Plamondon, MSi MBA
Analyste, Exploitation de contenu numérique

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