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LinEx Empresa Free Software, a innovative Solution in Extremadura Open Days Brussels October 2006 Promoting Innovative Solutions.
Our experience: In Extremadura we are developing the LinEx Empresa project. www.gnulinex.netwww.gnulinex.net It is the next step in the development of the gnuLinEx global project, addressing in the private sector The main objective of LinEx Empresa: to create wealth in our region with the use of Floss. Starting in October 2003.
The project identifies three essential parts: Technological companies Those who provide or will be able to provide technological solutions based on FLOSS Traditional SMEs Those who want to modernize with the use of technological solutions. Final clients of the technological companies. Public Administration Interested in the local development and to give a quality public service to the citizens
Traditional SMEs Opportunities Use a better technological solution for their management Saving cost Adaptability Security..... Challenges To identify what is best option for them, pay for licenses or services To bet for something new, difficult ? Take time in learning a new management solution
Technological companies Opportunities Opening of a market traditionally based on licenses where the regional technological companies never could compete They have never had resources to develop killer applications. To cooperate in innovation and to compete in services Challenges Change their business model, return of the investment by services not licenses ( consulting, updating, formation...) To cooperate in innovation and to compete in services
Public Administration Opportunities Develop a strong regional sector of technological companies based on services around FLOSS applications. Create wealth and employment in our region. Modernize the local traditional SMEs, with the best solution for them. To share the knowledge, putting it at disposal of all the citizens Challenges To inform traditional SMEs of the existing technological solutions for their management. Intermediary's To guarantee the development of FLOSS in the region and the FLOSS applications in all the areas.
Example: Technological company Young local technological company..DEV; Offers services around GPL tools, to traditional SMEs Public Administration, we, Offer Facturlinex, a management tool for all the technological companies of the region. GPL. Guarantee the stability and growth of Linex
Example.: Traditional SMEs Contracted with.DEV ( or others) the system of modernization and management of their companies, based on FLOSS They only pay for the services that they receive They are saving money, receiving servicing adapted to their needs, they are free, their are sharing the knowledge and they are supporting another Extremadura company (. DEV).
Opportunity to develop ITCs sector in Extremadura-- >Servicies--->Imposible with licenses model. Now about 15 companies. Opportunity to modernize traditional SMEs with a cheap, legal, secure and flexible tool ( Free Software). Now about 200 companies. More Tools in the future, linEx PYME More Examples..................