Daily Archives: March 2, 2013

Open Standards in Government

Decades after the concept, governments still treat openness with suspicion. What’s with that? We replaced tyrants with democratic governments. Didn’t we? “Although there is a lack of quantitative evidence on expected cost savings from adopting open standards, abundant examples exist … Continue reading

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Trimming The Growth Of The US Government’s Budget Will Promote FLOSS

“Dale Luddeke, who chairs the Industry Advisory Council (IAC), an IT industry group, said he expects to see a shift in government to things with "cost savings attributes," such as open source, and agile development and cloud technology. see The … Continue reading

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Hosting Providers sites ordered by OS

“Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of leading hosting providers’ sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the internet” see Hosting Providers sites ordered by OS. The score? In the top … Continue reading

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