Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) of Open Source and the need to build a policy
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Abstract: If your customer is looking at the Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) of Open Source solutions as it relates to Information Management and/or Business Intelligence. There is more to costs of open source than the cost of acquisition. This information is about the risk of putting the open source in the business, and considerations to address them. This is also not an open source is bad document. Open Source is a major value add to the industry, and IBM is a major investor in it.