Monday, January 11, 2010

California accepts Open Source

A policy shift occurred January 7th with the California IT czar.

The CIO has issued a new policy directive that may make it easier for open source platform to compete for the scarce contract dollars available for IT projects.

Oracle and Microsoft dominating the California platform purchase pipeline may still be the norm. My hope is that with this new policy there is some opening of opportunity for good open source offerings and consulting.

Here is the link to the official PDF policy letter:

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