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Free and Open Source Software for Development By Victor van Reijswoud, Arjan de Jager
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Development organizations and International Non-Governmental Organizations have been emphasizing the high potential of Free and Open Source Software for the Less Developed Countries. Cost reduction,... More > less vendor dependency and increased potential for local capacity development have been their main arguments. In spite of its advantages, Free and Open Source Software is not widely adopted at the African continent. In this book the authors will explore the grounds on with these expectations are based. Where do they come from and is there evidence to support these expectations? Over the past years several projects have been initiated and some good results have been achieved, but at the same time many challenges were encountered. What lessons can be drawn from these experiences and do these experiences contain enough evidence to support the high expectations? etc...< Less
Open Source Software: Comparing Productivity By Bassam Bokhowa
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Paperback available at http://amazon.com/gp/product/1448643228. This is a descriptive study quantifying the short-term effects on employee productivity when migrating organizational desktop computer... More > software to Open Source alternatives. The study introduces the Open Source movement and successful migration scenarios worldwide. It also introduces a re-usable productivity benchmark along with the necessary localized programmatic tools for it to be implemented as and when necessary in the future. This knowledge will assist IT decision-makers of any organization in their evaluation of proprietary software models against Open Source alternatives from the “client computer” perspective. Localization issues for the Arabic region are an integral part of this study as well. Such a study is especially important with the global economic downturn that had started in 2008. Recommendations are therefore included at the end of the study.< Less
Open Source Software: Comparing Productivity By Bassam Bokhowa
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Paperback available at http://amazon.com/gp/product/1448643228. This is a descriptive study quantifying the short-term effects on employee productivity when migrating organizational desktop computer... More > software to Open Source alternatives. The study introduces the Open Source movement and successful migration scenarios worldwide. It also introduces a re-usable productivity benchmark along with the necessary localized programmatic tools for it to be implemented as and when necessary in the future. This knowledge will assist IT decision-makers of any organization in their evaluation of proprietary software models against Open Source alternatives from the “client computer” perspective. Localization issues for the Arabic region are an integral part of this study as well. Such a study is especially important with the global economic downturn that had started in 2008. Recommendations are therefore included at the end of the study.< Less
The Traps of Linux... &Open Source Software By Dobri Bozhilov
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If you believe Microsoft is Big Brother... If you believe The Communism is dead... If you believe in "free" and "open" future... ...This book is to break your illusions!!!
Producing Open Source Software By Karl Fogel
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The book talks little about the actual practice of programming for an Open Source project, instead focusing on producing as the title suggests. It includes the political and social aspects that... More > inevitably surround every open source project, as well as management skills essential for leading such a project. and gives the reader a much more interesting and analytically perspective on the world of open source.< Less
The Business Guide to Free Information Technology including Free/Libre Open Source Software By Tim Jowers
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The Guide summarizes computer software for over 30 business areas. The best software packages for each area are presented in plain English. This book answers the question of "What" is... More > available. Anyone starting a business will quickly see how to capitalize on these in business. Anyone already in business learns what packages can be added to improve an existing business. Choose and area of interest such as accounting, time tracking, shared calendars, payroll, HR, POS, cash registers, online storefront, ERP, project management, messaging, groupware, email servers, document management, workflow, remote desktops, remote file access, VPN, customer management, sales, CRM, audio-visual, attorneys, physicians, spreadsheets, word processors, computer telephones, contact managers, presentations, spam control, web servers, database systems, web sites, blogs, forums, and others. The reader gains immediate knowledge of what software can be used in business.< Less
Open Source Email Marketing By John Horton
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Make money online. This guide is for beginners with little or no previous experience of email marketing. Learn how to start and run your very own email marketing campaign. Using high quality open... More > source tools for FREE! All the necessary software and resources are available free on http://www.businessdreams.net. You can also ask for help and support from our forum for free. "How To Make Money Online" intently focuses on the use of open source (free to use) tools.< Less
Open Source Email Marketing By John Horton
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Make money online. This guide is for beginners with little or no previous experience of email marketing. Learn how to start and run your very own email marketing campaign. Using high quality open... More > source tools for FREE! All the necessary software and resources are available free on http://www.businessdreams.net. You can also ask for help and support from our forum for free. "How To Make Money Online" intently focuses on the use of open source (free to use) tools.< Less
Energize Education Through Open Source: Using Open Source Software to Enhance Learning By Christopher Whittum, M.Ed.
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For many schools in today’s economy, money is tight, and costs must be closely monitored. With this in mind, there is one area where educators can save: free, open source software. In Energize... More > Education through Open Source, Christopher D. Whittum explains the ins and outs of a huge repository of educational and productivity software that is available and open source. Filled with practical examples, this guide shares how this software and hardware can be obtained, provides suggestions for integrating it, and shows how schools can find the options that work best for their students and teachers. Whittum, who has worked with computers for more than thirty years, addresses and explains the Linux operating system, discusses how the open source products can be integrated into existing curricula, and provides suggestions for applications that could serve as aids to learning. Energize Education Through Open Source provides a feasible technology solution for schools facing financial barriers.< Less
Energize Education through Open Source: Using Open Source Software to Enhance Learning By Christopher Whittum, M.Ed.
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For many schools in today’s economy, money is tight, and costs must be closely monitored. With this in mind, there is one area where educators can save: free, open source software. In Energize... More > Education through Open Source, Christopher D. Whittum explains the ins and outs of a huge repository of educational and productivity software that is available and open source. Filled with practical examples, this guide shares how this software and hardware can be obtained, provides suggestions for integrating it, and shows how schools can find the options that work best for their students and teachers. Whittum, who has worked with computers for more than thirty years, addresses and explains the Linux operating system, discusses how the open source products can be integrated into existing curricula, and provides suggestions for applications that could serve as aids to learning. Energize Education Through Open Source provides a feasible technology solution for schools facing financial barriers.< Less