Monthly Archives: October 2010

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2011

Analysts Examine Latest Industry Trends During Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, October 17-21, in Orlando STAMFORD, Conn., October 19, 2010 —   Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2011. The analysts … Continue reading

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More Gain, Less Pain getting started in 3.6 (Xtuple)

Posted Thu, 10/28/2010 – 18:36 by jrogelstad We have really ramped up our efforts this year to increase the appeal and usability of the user interface. From the new Desktop and Quick Start Wizard, to  improved search functionality we have … Continue reading

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How Open Source Can Help Real People

The success of open source is undeniable. Just about any website you visit today is running on some kind of open source software. Your shiny new Mac is running FreeBSD under its beautiful surface.  Google uses open source software.  So … Continue reading

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Good Open source replacement for Microsoft Small Business server

Zentyal 2.0 Feature List (Formerly known as ebox) I was looking for an open source solution to replace microsoft exchange e-mail server, and came across this project. It actually handles the requirement and a lot more. I am still exploring, … Continue reading

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Open Source And Cloud Computing: Open Source Is The Key To Cloud Economics

Regular readers of this blog know that I am a strong advocate for Open Source in this cloud based world. In fact, I have argued many times here that Open Source is equally important as Open Standards in ensuring the … Continue reading

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OpenERP Solves Open Source’s Vexing Problem: Making Money

By Richard Adhikari LinuxInsider Part of the ECT News Network 10/19/10 5:00 AM PT OpenERP, a Belgian company with an open source enterprise resource planning application, is undertaking a expansion plan that includes the opening of its first overseas office … Continue reading

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Well drawn explanation on what motivates us

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12 Reasons to Try Ubuntu 10.10 Now

As Ubuntu 10.10, or “Maverick Meerkat,” hits the streets this Sunday, it’s a pretty safe bet that legions of existing Ubuntu users will be updating to the new release. After all, it looks to be Canonical’s most user-friendly Ubuntu Linux … Continue reading

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Research Report: How The Five Pillars Of Consumer Tech Influence Enterprise Innovation

Most Enterprise Software Vendors Fail To Deliver Innovation Despite hundreds of billions wasted on failed research and development projects, most market influencers would agree that enterprise software vendors have produced a dearth of innovation over the past decade.  Vendors often … Continue reading

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Outgrowing QuickBooks? Maybe open source ERP can help

Recent surveys have found that small and medium-size businesses are increasingly willing to consider open source tools. Not surprisingly, small businesses and large enterprises are predisposed to different categories of open source software. Survey data suggest that ERP is one … Continue reading

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