[ILUG] Open Source workshops...
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Tue Sep 20 23:19:04 IST 2005
On 20 Sep 2005, at 21:14, PJ Wall wrote:
> I am very interested in this. As some of you might know, I have just
> completed my MBS thesis in UCD on the use of Open Source software in a
> fairly big Irish organisation. The organisation switched from MS to
> StarOffice a few years ago, experienced many problems, and are now on
> the verge of dumping StarOffice to return to MS Office.
Has that decision been made? Have they looked at newer versions of Star
Office, or Open Office? Certainly the Star Office of a few years ago
was much less capable than it is today.
> I might have something to contribute, as I have looked in detail at
> why the StarOffice implementation was so problematic, and I have a
> number of ideas as to how organisations considering a migration to OSS
> can make the transition "less painful".
I'd be very interested in such a presentation (though I suspect I'm not
part of Braun's target demographic).
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