Perspective on the Government Adoption of Open Source Software

The Promise of open source:

  • better quality
  • higher reliability
  • more flexibility
  • lower cost
  • an end to predatory vendor lock-in

The Practice of open source:

  • Security
  • Flexibility
  • Cost Savings
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Accessibility
  • Business Models
  • Policy Compliance

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