90% of users of MS Office use 10% of the functionality. Open Office is free and does everthing MS Office does... Why are we spending Billions on it?
Currently, the U.S. government spends in excess of $1 billion annually to license software -- software that produces documents that are difficult to access after a few years because the new version of the software often doesn't work with the older documents. Since the document formats are proprietary, we have no way to access these documents other than by maintaining the unsupported older software. This has made transparency... more »