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The OSS email system had advantages over the original proprietary system. The critical difference was that the move to email was not seen as a top-down mandate, because users had to request an email account. Furthermore, there were no coworkers who were using an alternative system that might have been perceived as privileged. Image StarOffice was seen as a cheap and antiquated Jurassic Park option for the disadvantaged. There was a widespread negative image of StarOffice both within and external to Hibernia.
Transformational government improves the operations of public bodies with respect to the needs of citizens, front- and back-office optimization, and managerial professionalism. org>) Major reference(s) 2 A Framework for Investigating OSS Adoption INTRODUCTION This chapter derives and discusses a framework for investigating the adoption of OSS, with particular emphasis on secondary deployment, meaning the actual adoption of OSS by individuals throughout an organization following the primary organizational decision to adopt an innovation.
This issue is interesting because there are only a small number of users who must deliver presentations at Hibernia, so the problems that were experienced with Impress were not particularly widespread. Nevertheless, users appeared to very readily empathize with the negative scenario of the problems that were experienced with public presentations. StarOffice and Microsoft Office are essentially equivalent functionally, but there are some differences that were cited as a reason to not migrate to StarOffice.