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Stephen Peteritas
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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:
http://agileflux.blogspot.com/2010/07/win-win-google-apps-for-gov.html
and
http://agileflux.blogspot.com/2010/07/enable-us-army-knowledge-work...

- Josh Hutchinson