Published at LXer:
You're one of the lucky ones. Despite incredible pressures, you've somehow managed to convince your boss to let you run Linux on your workstations instead of Windows. It could be that you've already saved your organization tens of thousands of dollars by convincing them to upgrade to OpenOffice.org instead of the latest Microsoft Office, and now the company is willing to explore other possibilities. However, you are still going to have to deal with the Windows workgroup or domain and the appropriate shared files and printers.