Speakers open up on open-source

Todd Jackson of the OpenEAI Software Foundation talks about the Open Source Enterprise Application Initiative.

Stacie D. Marshall

Open-source software's growing impact in government got a full airing in Washington last week at a three-day conference on open-source software, aimed at e-government programs in the United States and Europe.

[IMGCAP(2)]The conference, hosted by the Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute at George Washington University, featured more than 125 presentations on subjects ranging from enterprise architecture to legacy applications and from federal- to local-government uses.

Session speakers Susan Turnbull of the General Services Administration and John Rehberger of the Agriculture Department talk during a break.

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