Two more response:
I’m pretty sure that Microsoft would *give* us office licenses for every single employee before they’d let that happen. Also, since they employ a lot of voters in this area and have tremendous reach here, I suspect our elected representatives would block any effort that might make political waves. – Al Boss
When you think about organizations and the move to a cloud / web apps environ, it is critical to look at it from the perspective of Mgmt, Ops and Tech. 2/3 of that equation will demand it for its efficiency, data access, ease of access, etc. The Techs do not have a leg to stand on when Leadership and End-Users call for it.
Awhile back I wrote a post or two relating to this topic:
– Josh Hutchinson