UK Govt to ditch MS Office?

UK Govt to ditch MS Office

Apparently so, according to the Guardian:

‘Maude will add: “Technical standards for document formats may not sound like the first shot in a revolution.

“But be in no doubt: the adoption of compulsory standards in government threatens to break open Whitehall’s lock-in to proprietary formats. In turn we will open the door for a host of other software providers.”‘


1 Response to “UK Govt to ditch MS Office?”

  1. 1 fortyfoxes 30 January 2014 at 11:21 am

    Reblogged this on Scitopia and commented:
    About time. Institutions should long ago have mandated the use of open standards for data storage and exchange.

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