UK Cabinet chooses Open Document Format as its format of choice
The UK Cabinet Office is the latest government to officially adopt the Open Document Format as its office format of choice. The document file format is expected to be used across all government bodies for sharing or collaborating on government documents.
The Open Document Format offers superior interoperability compared to legacy proprietary formats, and best serves the needs of users:
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/open-document-formats-selected-to-meet-user-needs The move supports the government’s policy to create a level playing field for suppliers of all sizes, with its digital by default agenda on track to make cumulative savings of £1.2 billion in this Parliament for citizens, businesses and taxpayers.