Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Pragmaticism to guide open source adoption, not ideology

“[I]f open source is to become an accepted and substantial part of information systems activity within the public sector, then it needs government-level policies to sustain the change. This includes an overhaul of procurement processes and practices.” gathered the authors of a survey in 2011 (via Joinup).

Did this knowledge already come to fruit? Here is a beautiful answer: Professional re-usable software principles for the Public Sector

Inspired by this and several phone chats yesterday, I updated our philosophy page.