SPEAKER

Graham Taylor

Chief Executive

September 23rd, 2011

From 14:30 to 15:00

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EUROSITE GEORGES V

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Open Source for Government

Open Source is now in day to day use in Governments across Europe – some with great success, but others are still using it to a degree well below its opportunity level. But why is this? Is it because of lack of understanding or trust, is it because of lack of political will or leadership, is it because it is just too difficult because of past technical decisions? Or all of these?

Are the blockers to progress technical, financial or political? Or all of these?

A new report to be published by the London School of Economics for the UK Government, and which will be previewed during the talk, examines the TCO of Open Source for Government, but also examines the wider drivers and opportunities. Maybe here are the clues on just how we can increase the momentum for its use across Government.

 

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