Bank of Brazil, Free Software, Migration Project
The Bank of Brazil in accordance with the Migration Project of the Federal Government, migrated your old proprietary system to the open source system. Mainly aimed at savings hardware, computers were becoming obsolete for use with proprietary software and would be destroyed and part of his pieces would be recycled and partly thrown away causing serious environmental problems beyond the slow decomposition time, but if used with free software would meet the need for standards and required quality and increase system security and stability, giving these machines doomed to waste at least another 5 or 10 years of use.
For a company the size of the Bank of Brazil, make any changes on their computers is a huge job. More than 60,000 desktops spread by agencies around the country to be updated and the need of employee training is key. In addition to ATMs, servers and other systems to be updated.
All these changes had to be carefully planned so that they were all made in a gradual way to not promote user impact with a new system and also for there to be training and time of assimilation. Were made several lectures and distributed several handouts to raise employee awareness of the benefits of free system. Thus there was no user resistance by the system change.
[...] The disadvantage of this system is that if you use only one control and the user is between the control and the pen the signal is not picked up, so no need to 2 controls so there is no interference or interruptions in transmission, but this is optional for it is perfectly possible to work without interference from the body to the signal. Free Software in Office There is available a whole variety of programs for office as text editors, spreadsheets, database, slide show among many others. Many programs even have in their Brazilian team that update and add support for the program to be used in Brazil, as some accounting programs that have data as fees, taxes and national contributions. [...]
[...] For a company the size of the Bank of Brazil, make any changes on their computers is a huge job. More than 60,000 desktops spread by agencies around the country to be updated and the need of employee training is key. In addition to ATMs, servers and other systems to be updated. All these changes had to be carefully planned so that they were all made in a gradual way to not promote user impact with a new system and also for there to be training and time of assimilation. [...]
[...] Were made several lectures and distributed several handouts to raise employee awareness of the benefits of free system. Thus there was no user resistance by the system change. Free Use of Possibilities There are many types of targeted programs for various purposes and there are often unaware of their existence. We most often a free software equivalent to proprietary software, as well as times Gnu Linux equivalent to Windows, we have the equivalent Gimp to Photoshop and so on. When an administrator decides to use Free Software in most cases is the value that will save, compared with proprietary software, but many are unaware that there is free software for the area in which they operate and often pay dearly for proprietary software that even in some cases is much lower than the quality free software. [...]
[...] These added equipment can cost R $ much of this value and the projector. Have an equipment and sold along with a proprietary software can cost US $ 6,000,00. Since this value also including this powerpoint. A Whiteboard owner, for example, Ip Board in the amount of R $ (value without freight and installation) comes with a frame or slate of 223 cm by 127 cm USB cable to be attached to the computer, proprietary software , instruction manual and two pens to write on the board. [...]
[...] A perceived advantage of Free Software in the Software Owner was updating the BROffice spell check for new Portuguese grammar rule. The Portuguese Language database has been updated in a few days after the presentation of the changes, as Microsoft Office, took six months to perform the same changes, many people had no way to correct your texts according to the new rule because changes were not accepted by the program. That is, a paid program whose contractual obligation to provide a support for these updates and theoretically have higher quality took six months for an update of the database Portuguese Language, as a free software did it in 5 days without any contractual obligation. [...]
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