The government has, for the first time, mandated a preference for using open source software for future developments.
Five out of six developers recently surveyed by Forrester Research say they have used or are using open source tools as part of their application development or deployment and the top five classes of software used are operating systems, web servers, databases, developer tools and configuration management tools
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Have a look at a great presentation on Master Data Management. This should also govern ECM best practices. Video here: http://vimeo.com/37608008
OpenOffice.org Developers Create The Document Foundation