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  • Financial software eases AA's accounting pain

    The New Zealand Automobile Association took the plunge in late 2005 when it upgraded from a MS-DOS-based financial system to an enterprise-wide, integrated system. Now, the organisation is in the middle of upgrading again, this time to the .Net platform.

  • Forum: Open-source and the art of making a good impression

    News that the New Zealand Automobile Association is to throw out Open Office in favour of Microsoft’s software is a blow to open-source ambitions. But it shouldn’t surprise. The AA cites interoperability as the major issue here and says, whether we like it or not, Microsoft Office, and its document formats, are a de facto industry standard.