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COTS Is Becoming a Viable Option for Tax and Revenue Agencies' Application Modernization

Published: 12 May 2008

ID: G00156240

Analyst(s): Massimiliano Claps


Tax agencies that decide to replace applications should consider four acquisition options: custom-built, commercial off-the-shelf, open-source and community-source software. This research puts these solutions in context for the government tax domain.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Tax and Revenue Agencies' Application Acquisition Options
  • Custom-Built Software
  • Community-Source and Open-Source Software
  • Proprietary COTS Products

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