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Open Source in Business Case Studies

Case Studies

Arevco Lighting

Ottawa University Bookstore

  • Ottawa University Bookstore (!OpenOffice)

Interview Suggestions

  • What does your company do? How big is it? Give us a quick intro.
  • What IT needs does your company have?
  • How did you hear of Open Source Software?
  • Which of those needs do you use Open Source Software for? Which programs do you use?
  • How long have you been using Open Source Software?
  • Did you phase in the Open Source Software, or switch to it all at once?
  • What do you like about Open Source Software?
  • What do you dislike about Open Source Software?
  • Would you choose Open Source Software again? Would you recommend it to friends or business associates?
  • What trouble did you have or do you have with Open Source Software? What would you change about it?
  • Can you share a cost analysis or comparison of how much the Open Source Software cost vs how much the proprietary solution cost?
  • Is there anything else you'd like to say about your experience with Open Source Software or with proprietary software?

Potential Interviewees

  • Roaring Penguin
  • Gov't departments/agencies
  • Nortel
  • Reverb
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