Report on critical success factors regarding the use of FOSS by European public administrations on the basis of the OSEPA study visits evidence
This document provides an overview of lessons learned through study visits and experience exchange in the context of the OSEPA project aiming to assess
and facilitate free and open source software (FOSS) uptake in public administrations.
Based on their outcome, it has been shown that success stories in open source can inspire peer organisations and can speed up FOSS uptake when based
on proven effective tools and applications that respond to specific tasks and needs and that can be transferred at minimum cost and effort. What has been
also emphatically stated is that sharing and communicating good practices in open source is the key to ensuring a smoother integration and gaining political
support from higher officials and top managers.
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