Archives: March 2013

LibreOffice on every desk: A 10-step plan

March 29, 2013
Document Foundation has good advice for companies migrating to open, interoperable document formats and open source tools
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Worried your cloud service will die? Get open source insurance

March 22, 2013
By killing Reader, Google may have done us a favor, focusing attention on the power of open standards and open source in protecting us against the whims of service providers
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Video codecs: The ugly business behind pretty pictures

March 15, 2013
Google's settlement with MPEG-LA is a fresh development in a decades-old story of software patents. Will it finally open video codec technology to open source developers?
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Why you should support the SHIELD act

March 08, 2013
Shocker! All sides of the debate agree the SHIELD Act offers part of the reform needed for U.S. patent system
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IT certifications can't measure capability

March 01, 2013
Governments want to define professionalism through certifications -- rather than community reputation built on real work
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