[KINDLE] ✓ Adopting Open Source Software | BY ☆ Brian Fitzgerald Jay P Kesan Barbara Russo Maha Shaikh Giancarlo Succi

Adopting Open Source Software By Brian Fitzgerald Jay P Kesan Barbara Russo Maha Shaikh Giancarlo Succi,

  • Title: Adopting Open Source Software
  • Author: Brian Fitzgerald Jay P Kesan Barbara Russo Maha Shaikh Giancarlo Succi
  • ISBN: 9781283321716
  • Page: 193
  • Format: ebook
  • Government agencies and public organizations often consider adopting open source software OSS for reasons of transparency, cost, citizen access, and greater efficiency in communication and delivering services Adopting Open Source Software offers five richly detailed real world case studies of OSS adoption by public organizations The authors analyze the cases and develoGovernment agencies and public organizations often consider adopting open source software OSS for reasons of transparency, cost, citizen access, and greater efficiency in communication and delivering services Adopting Open Source Software offers five richly detailed real world case studies of OSS adoption by public organizations The authors analyze the cases and develop an overarching, conceptual framework to clarify the various enablers and inhibitors of OSS adoption in the public sector The book provides a useful resource for policymakers, practitioners, and academics.The five cases of OSS adoption include a hospital in Ireland an IT consortium serving all the municipalities of the province of Bozen Bolzano, Italy schools and public offices in the Extremadura region of Spain the Massachusetts state government s open standards policy in the United States and the ICT department of the Italian Chamber of Deputies The book provides a comparative analysis of these cases around the issues of motivation, strategies, technologies, economic and social aspects, and the implications for theory and practice.ContentsIntroduction1 Background and Definitions2 A Framework for Investigating OSS Adoption3 Hibernia Hospital4 S dtiroler Gemeindenverband5 FUNDECYT in Extremadura6 Adoption of Open Standards in Massachusetts7 The Italian Chamber of Deputies8 Comparing the Case StudiesNotesReferencesIndex
    Adopting Open Source Software Government agencies and public organizations often consider adopting open source software OSS for reasons of transparency cost citizen access and greater efficiency in communication and delivering

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    1. This book s subtitle is particularly misleading, since this is not a practical guide At the very least, the subtitle should make it clear that the authors present and compare a handful of case studies of Open Source Software OSS adoption by government agencies and public organizations It only in the last chapter that the authors belatedly state what the book is about This book represents the first in depth analysis of case studies of secondary adoption of OSS in public administrations.What they [...]

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