Leggo adesso da Vincenzo
dell'ultima iniziativa di Microsoft verso il mondo OpenSource
. La cosa che mi fa piacere legeere è che non si tratta di una semplice iniziativa per convincere i più ma un passo verso la condivisione di ciò che percepisce essa stessa delle possibilità, limiti, condizioni dell'Open nell'Information Technology. Molto chiara e di "posizione" la sezione FAQ
del sito. Altri link utili: Resources for Government Agencies and NGOs
Microsoft recognizes the importance of diversity and choice in the software ecosystem and supports diverse approaches in helping governments and NGOs effectively use information technology to serve its citizens, including open source. Microsoft participates in organic, community-driven opportunities to create and learn, as well as offers directed programs to encourage IT education, local IT job creation, and local IT business development.
FAQ: Microsoft and open source
By embracing diverse application development approaches and partner business models, Microsoft participates in a world of choice in which individuals and organizations can pursue their goals based on what uniquely inspires them, including open source. Read more...
Microsoft Solution Sharing Network
Learn more about how how Microsoft helps public sector organizations share IT solutions and information.
Microsoft Unlimited Potential
Learn about the effort by Microsoft to support education and economic opportunities in emerging countries.
Microsoft in the Public Sector
By partnering with governments and educational institutions around the world, Microsoft is committed to finding technology solutions that help to improve the operations of government and the delivery of services to its citizens, expand the quality and reach of educational opportunities, and find new ways to grow local economies.
Interoperability at Microsoft
Learn more about how Microsoft is assuring software and hardware interoperability by design.
Global Citizenship at Microsoft
The Microsoft Global Citizenship Initiative combines innovative technology, partnerships, and programs to create economic, educational, and social opportunities in local communities worldwide.
Open Specification Promise
The Open Specification Promise is a simple and clear promise from Microsoft to developers and customers to freely implement a number of covered technical specifications around web services, virtualization, security and office specifications.
Open XML Community
The Open XML Community is a group of businesses and governments spanning dozens of countries and five continents that support the use of the Ecma Office Open XML File Formats.