Source of concern for IT purchasing decisions
McBratney, Amanda & McBratney, Malcolm (2010) Source of concern for IT purchasing decisions. Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin, 23(5), pp. 101-104.
The open source juggernaut seems to be gaining pace. The open source model certainly has appeal - cutting costs, while at the same time potentially increasing staff and system efficiencies. However, open source poses a number of significant legal challenges and risks for those that incorporate it. Clients need to look carefully before leaping.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Open Source, IT|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > OTHER LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (189900)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 LexisNexis - Butterworths|
|Deposited On:||10 Feb 2011 08:54|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 02:00|
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