#Total Cost of Ownership

14 May 2015
Policy for Adoption of OSS: Industry & Academia, wake up

I appreciate that the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has announced the "Policy on Adoption of Open Source Software for Government of India" and also brought out the policy framework for rapid and effective adoption.

13 May 2015
Technology Policy Needs to be Pro-Choice

In India, we are encountering a unique situation. We decide on what technologies to be used without sometimes having a clarity on what are the services that we intend to deliver. It is dichotomous. Isn't it? It is my long-held belief that, it is government's job to define services and leave the technology choices to the market forces.

12 May 2015
Let Markets Determine Technology Choices

The debate over technology choices is not new. We have been talking about this for at least 15-20 years. Innovations have far surpassed this debate. Innovations are happening so fast that it has made the technology choice debate redundant. What technology to be used would be best determined by the markets and the users. It cannot and should not be done by regulation or regulators.