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Inside the Age of Social Enterprise with Salesforce.com
Over the past several years, salesforce.com’s annual user conference Dreamforce has become a highly anticipated and entertaining end-of-the-year fixture for

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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Open Source and Linux, IT Services Software Evaluation Report

The model of IT services for Free and Open Source software (FOSS) helps identify the characteristics clients require from consultants, integrators, resellers, etc. to develop, support, migrate, and implement enterprise solutions or services that are based on, or are themselves, FOSS. In addition, it supports standard criteria important to enterprise Linux rollouts or migrations. 

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Software for Real People Part Two: Competition and User Recommendations


The root of creativity rests in the people, the management, and the culture of the organization. A better tool will not help an organization that is resistant to change and stifles creativity. It is important to remember that while management can solve a technical problem, technology will never solve a management problem.

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Analysis of Sendmail, Inc.'s Largest Open Source Release in Twenty Years


sendmail 8.10 now includes SMTP authentication and support for the lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) and multiple queues.

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Odoo (formerly OpenERP) is a comprehensive suite of open source business applications, fully integrated. Odoo's fully open ecosystem combines the resources of its open source community, partners’ network, and vendor. Odoo provides 30 main applications supported by the editor. In addition, the community, consisting of more than 1,500 active members, has contributed more than 4,000 apps to cover a wide variety of business needs. The network of 550+ certified partners, established in more than 120 countries, deploys the solution locally. The software, is available online or on-premises.

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Advent Consulting


Advent Consulting is an independent, open source strategy consulting firm that provides best-of-breed, integrated, open source solutions. Advent's goal is to deliver cost savings, stability, and the performance required for companies embracing open source technology. The professionals at Advent Consulting provide a range of services and support necessary for organizations to leverage open source software including consulting, research, migration, integration, customized development, and support. The company is based in Massachusetts (US), with support centers in the US and Asia-Pacific.

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Will MS try the "Open Source" Gambit with WinCE? Why Not - Nothing Else Seems to Work


In what may be another attempt to gain some kind of foothold in the handheld and embedded-OS market, rumors are floating that Microsoft will open the source code for Windows CE.

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A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the open source door, however, with OpenMFG, its commercially licensed solution with an open source infrastructure.

download open canvas  world's largest development and download repository of open source code and applications. Expanding Product Offerings Though it might not sound like marketing wizardry to some, the xTuple name was picked to denote the company's diversification in terms of product offering: OpenMFG, a manufacturing-oriented ERP product; OpenRPT , an open source report writer; and the most recent PostBooks open source accounting/ERP application. The name xTuple, therefore, speaks to the exponential growth possible with Read More

Is an Open Source Business Process Management Solution Right for You?


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xTuple Tackles E-commerce in Earnest


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