Gov't needs help! Dell: be a leader - with Open Source
It's abundantly clear that governments nationwide are in financial trouble.
Dell could help by taking a leadership position in forming a foundation to help Government and public education at all levels move to less costly Open Source systems.
Here is an example of a project underway:
USPS goes open-source with tracking systemhttp://gcn.com/articles/2009/07/13/update2-usps-open-source-product-tracking-system.aspx
The work to upgrade PTS is part of a larger plan to standardize on the open-source and less expensive Linux operating system, said John Byrne, manager of application development and head of USPS’ Integrated Business Solutions Centers.