DWP to trial 1,000 open-source desktops

Nicola Brittain
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The move comes in the wake of the government's recent drive to increase open source adoption across Whitehall

In a move that adds weight to the governmnent's recent bluster around adopting open source technology, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced that it will pilot up to 1,000 open-source...

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