Acceptability of open source software in both public and private sectors in Oman

Amal Mubarak Al-Saqri, Ramlah Qasim Al-Ajmi, Suad Abdullah Al-Naqabi, Ali Hamad Al-Badi

نتاج البحث

ملخص

Open Source Software is software which can be used, copied, studied, modified and redistributed with little or no restriction beyond the requirement that source code must be made available. The paper discusses five key points about acceptability of OSS in the private and public sectors in Oman: First, the paper seeks to provide an outline of the current and relevant literature with regard to OSS including the different types of OSS licensing; second, investigates the implementation of OSS in Oman private and public sectors; third, explore the benefits gained by the companies and institutes by implementing OSS; fourth, examines the barriers that stand against using/implementing OSS. Finally, the paper discusses the future of OSS in Oman.

اللغة الأصليةEnglish
عنوان منشور المضيفInformation Management in the Networked Economy
العنوان الفرعي لمنشور المضيفIssues and Solutions - Proceedings of the 8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2007
ناشرInternational Business Information Management Association, IBIMA
الصفحات641-645
عدد الصفحات5
رقم المعيار الدولي للكتب (المطبوع)9780975339374
حالة النشرPublished - 2007
الحدث8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2007 - Dublin
المدة: يونيو ٢٠ ٢٠٠٧يونيو ٢٢ ٢٠٠٧

سلسلة المنشورات

الاسمInformation Management in the Networked Economy: Issues and Solutions - Proceedings of the 8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2007

Other

Other8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2007
الدولة/الإقليمIreland
المدينةDublin
المدة٦/٢٠/٠٧٦/٢٢/٠٧

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