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Adopting open source software : a practical guide

Author: Brian Fitzgerald
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rich case-study analysis of open source software adoption by public organizations in different countries and settings.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Fitzgerald
ISBN: 9780262516358 0262516357
OCLC Number: 703621166
Description: xxi, 164 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Background and definitions --
A framework for adopting OSS adoption --
Hibernia Hospital --
Südtiroler Gemeinden Verband --
FUNDECYT in Extremadura --
Adoption of open standards : a case study of the Massachusetts policy --
The Italian Chamber of Deputies --
Comparing the case studies.
Responsibility: Brian Fitzgerald [and others].

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"This is the first systematic, book length treatment that provides the knowledge and insight that arises from a careful comparative study of OSS adoption in different public sector organizations. Read more...

 
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