Website/Development/Content/Why

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The 'Why' pages are specifically taylored to entice new users to use LibreOffice in a given use case.

The purpose of these pages is to Market the LibreOffice softwarre using text, images and possibly even video later on. 

Examples of good 'why' pages in other projects are: www.ubuntu.com/desktop/why-use-ubuntu www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/switch.html www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/switch.html

Why For Home

  • Easy to use
  • No hackage needed for children to get a complete tool
  • Install on Desktops, Notebooks or Netbooks
  • Available for any operating system
  • Take your work at home
  • Free (only download costs)
  • Legal (no fear of being caught with a pirated software)
  • Can handle any MSO document

Images/Resources

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Why For Business

  • Business intelligence and analysis using Calc and Base
  • Advanced BI possible using the open source addon PALO
  • Project management using Gantt charts in Calc
  • Professional presentations using Impress
  • Report writing with Witer
  • Visual Management using charts
    • Pareto charts with Calc
    • Project management using Gantt Charts
  • Scientific journal writing with Math and Writer
  • Implementation across an enterprise network
    • Total Cost of Ownership
    • Ease of migration
    • Stability / robustness
    • deployment

Images/Resources

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Why For Government

  • Open Standards and better interoperability
  • No Licencing Fees and Vendor Lock in
  • Powerful database extraction layer for departmental analysis
  • Data analysis with Calc, Base and Palo+Calc

Images/Resources

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Why For Education

  • Extensive documentation to assist students
  • Scientific tools including Math equation editor
  • Basic referencing system inbuild and Bibliography software compatability (Bibtex, EndNotes, Meneley)
  • Low TCO
  • Can be distributed to students freely for home use
  • Open standard (compatible with all major commercial office suites in the World)

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Why for NGO/NFP

  Should we replace this section with something else? Maybe 'Why for Professionals' Wheatbix | Michael Wheatland 2011-02-03T11:14:43 (CET)