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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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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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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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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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SUSE Study Shows Linux on the Rise in the Enteprise

by Sam Dean – Aug. 15, 2013 Most people who keep up with Linux know that it has been a giant success at the server level, and powers much of the server infrastucture of the Internet. In fact, many Internet … Continue reading

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Video Presentation links – Implementing Opensource business applications

Some recent presentations from Yours Truly: Part 1 Part2 Part3  

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Linux and Opensource to dominate the world?

I have always been a big linux guy, (especially on servers). Most people don’t seem to realize that Android IS Linux. I don’t have to explain how they have taken over the smart phone market, (certainly in terms of market … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things and Open Source

Inevitable.  Inextricable.  Imminent. Greeting Netizens.  Since you are reading this blog, you obviously belong to the “Internet of Persons,” a growing global population of 2.5 billion of your fellow human beings.   But as sentient surfers, you are not alone.  Joining … Continue reading

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xTuple extends ERP with Human Resource Management, partners with open source leader OrangeHRM

OrangeHRM’s million-plus users now benefit from complete integration with accounting, corporate relationship management and enterprise resource planning NORFOLK, VA – March 22, 2013 – xTuple ERP announces new technology integration partnership with the world’s most popular and most used open source human … Continue reading

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How to affordably own your office software

Summary: Dump Microsoft Office, with its new licensing restrictions, and get LibreOffice instead. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Linux and Open Source | February 18, 2013 If you take a close look at Microsoft’s new Office licensing, it’s crystal clear: Microsoft no longer wants you … Continue reading

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