Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 16th Jan 2009 08:45 UTC, submitted by stonyandcher
Features, Office Yesterday we ran a story on how educational institutions defaulting to Microsoft Office may stifle some people who do not own a copy of Office or Windows. A Forrester Research report now states the bloody obvious by claiming that organisations stick with Microsoft Word not out of necessity, but out of habit.
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Sorry I disagree
by raver31 on Fri 16th Jan 2009 08:52 UTC
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They stick with Word because they feel they have to be compatible with the rest of the business world, who all use Word.

They are scared of using a rival, in case other people cannot open their attachements, therefore the tender goes unread and the business is lost.

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