O'Reilly European Open Source Convention - October 17-20, 2005 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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FLOSS use in European government: Survey Results
Rishab Aiyer Ghosh

Track: Business
Date: Tuesday, 18 October 2005
Time: 16:50 - 17:35
Location: St. John's Room I

Understanding of attitudes towards and usage of Free/Libre/Open Source Software has been based on anecdotes. Within the EU-funded FLOSSPOLS project, a large comprehensive survey of government IT managers was conducted in 10 languages across 13 EU countries leading to a total of 955 valid responses. This is probably the world's largest detailed survey of FLOSS use in government, and shows interesting results.


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