Openbravo provides a fully functional, integrated, Web-based, open source ERP (enterprise management system) and open source point-of-sale (POS) application.@Designed@for@small and mid-size enterpr...
Openbravo, headquartered in Spain, develops open source enterprise management systems. The company sells to its clients through its partner network. Its programs encompass a suite of services and p...
A Preamble to Openbravo ERP v3
Published On: October 13 2011
Openbravo ERP is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution on the less expensive side of the spectrum, which is valued by distribution and retail industries as well as by manufacturing, services, public-sector, and nonprofit organizations.
I caught up with Openbravo’s John Fandl recently about the company’s latest iteration of its ERP solution (version 3). In the past, we’ve mostly
Today's IT Spending and Enterprise FOSS
Published On: October 07 2008
Making the blog rounds today: points about enterprise software purchasing in response to poor economic conditions. I'm thinking about the relationship to free and open source (FOSS) enterprise systems as well as the pricing and priorities companies are facing in terms of their means for purchasing and implementing things like ERP systems.
Curt Monash's NetworkWorld.com article predicted a rocky
Consona’s CEO Clearing the Air (about Compiere) - Part 1
Published On: July 06 2010
In early June Consona Corporation’s analyst relationship (AR) contact forewarned me about the company’s upcoming acquisition of a “leading open-source and cloud computing enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor” and asked about my availability for a briefing once the acquisition was closed. After consultation with TEC’s free and open source software (FOSS) buff Josh
The ERP Ecosystem
Written By: Yu Chen
Published On: December 05 2008
Three major parties (vendors, consulting services, and adopting organizations) are identified in the ERP ecosystem, in which different parties need different key success factors. This article also discusses some challenges that may have an impact on the ERP ecosystem.
How Can IT Help Competitiveness These Bleak Days? - Part 2
Published On: February 13 2009
Part 1 of this blog series introduced the SAP-sponsored expert panel discussion that explored reasons to maintain IT investments even during difficult economic times. The Harvard Business Review (HBR) article by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson entitled “Investing in the IT That Makes a Competitive Difference" was the main supplement and starting point of the discussion.
As I mentioned in
The (NA)Vision of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 - Part 3
Published On: April 02 2009
Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series went through the five previous generations of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision) product. In late 2008, at the European Microsoft Convergence user conference, attendees saw the sixth major release of the product, dubbed Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009.
The product’s subsequent launch in the US was in February 2009 (the replay can be seen here). But