[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [OSGeo-Edu] Open source for local government
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Thu Jan 27 14:32:08 EST 2011
I suggest picking out some of the links from:
/June 2010, EU Guidelines for Public Administrations purchasing software
This guide describes in business terms, the importance of using Open
Standards in order to adhere to EU purchasing criteria of fair
competition, transparency, and long term value for money.
* Summarised highlights:
* The full guide:
On 28/01/2011 2:36 AM, Charlie Schweik wrote:
> OSGeo colleagues,
> A colleague of mine is publishing an article in Government Technology
> Magazine. At the end of the article he wants to list some good
> resources that local governments might turn to if they were
> considering open source. I'd like to build such a list. This doesn't
> have to be OS Geo in particular. It could be just on open source in
> If anyone has links to good content that would inform local gov
> decision-makers, can you send to me? I'll compile and send out what I
> learn or perhaps will make a wiki page for us with that content.
> Thanks in advance!
> Charlie Schweik
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