Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
In this age of austerity, public sector IT leaders are constantly looking for alternative solutions to deliver more with less.
In this context, it is perhaps surprising that the government's overall approach to open-source solutions has been lukewarm to say the least, especially by comparison with other European countries including the Netherlands and France, which have embraced open source to deliver greater value through collaboration and efficiency to the taxpayer.
However, central government departments are leading the way in terms of open-source adoption and innovation.