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Business open source

Good article on “Postmodern ERP”

Here is a well written article from Software advisor which talks about the traditional monolithic Integrated ERP approach vs. what used to be known as “Best of Breed”. This debate has been going on for a long time, but the … Continue reading

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Bossie Awards 2014: The best open source applications

(Check out the authors) By Infoworld Staff, InfoWorld | Sep 29, 2014 InfoWorld’s top picks of the year in open source business applications and middleware. While many of these application projects have been around for years, they have not been … Continue reading

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After the Fork: Financing Open Source Software

One of the key moments in the history of free software was the rise of companies based around open source. After the first wave of startups based around offering distros and support for them – Red Hat being perhaps the … Continue reading

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Portland OR USA and Dublin, Ireland. August 21st , 2014 VersAccounts* Ltd. today announced that former Sage UK/Ireland executive Liam Mullaney will lead the expansion of VersAccounts, a provider of small business mobile cloud ERP and accounting solutions, into … Continue reading

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Can Xero Bring Clarity to the Chaos of Add-Ons?

News: Xero Expands Add-on Directory into Software Marketplace Xero has 350 add-on programs with nine new ones added in the past three weeks. That is three new programs each week! It is virtually impossible for accountants to keep on top … Continue reading

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OpenERP Becomes Odoo and Closes $10 Million in Funding

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — OpenERP has raised $10 million dollars in funding to support its R&D efforts and commercial growth. As part of the growth strategy OpenERP is rebranding to Odoo, to better reflect its expanded areas … Continue reading

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Innovation and Steady Growth in 2013 for Open Source ERP xTuple

Norfolk, VA, USA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 xTuple, widely recognized as the world’s leading open source ERP software provider, posted another record year in 2013, with a double-digit increase in revenue from a very strong 2012, and major breakthroughs in … Continue reading

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Linux should be a part of School Education

by Rahul Bali on February 4, 2014 In most countries these days, kids start learning computers at a very early age in school and even in still developing countries, computer education is a top priority. Computers are as important part … Continue reading

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Fred Blauer and Associates now accepting Bitcoin payments for services

Thanks to a workshop I took last week, at the Montreal Bitcoin Embassy, we are now accepting bitcoin payments for services. Our public key address is here: Some good Bitcoin resources and references: Montreal Gazette Article Why Bitcoin matters … Continue reading

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UK government plans switch from Microsoft Office to open source

Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude plans to standardise on open formats to cut costs on Office suite and break ‘oligopoly’ of IT suppliers Microsoft Office costs the UK government significant amounts every year, says Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude.  Ministers … Continue reading

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