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Up Close and Personal: Martin Schneider, Senior Director of Communications at SugarCRM
Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Martin Schneider, Senior Director of Communications at SugarCRM where he provided information about the company

sugarcrm downloads  critical point is that SugarCRM is one of the first CRM companies out there to have an open source model. At that time, in 2004, there were a few open source CRM projects out there, but they were very small projects and they did not have a lot of support and community behind them. And the founders of Sugar quickly realized that the proprietary model of developing and selling a marketing CRM software was flawed with a lot of inefficiency. People spent most of their money when trying to start a company on

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Mavenlink Rounding Out Its Wares for Businesses of All Sizes


Today, more and more companies are breaking down into a slew of collaborative networks of smaller organizations with ever greater specialization. In this new ad-hoc collaborative world, most companies are small, lean, and nimble, relying on extensive supplier networks. Companies have multiple clients and contracts across a globally diverse workforce available on a supply-and-demand (as needed

sugarcrm downloads  such as salesforce.com and SugarCRM . 2012 was a great year for Mavenlink but one should expect an even more exciting and action-packed 2013 with a number of product, partner, and customer announcements lined up throughout the year. Recommended Reading: Mavenlink Launches HTML5 Mobile App  (July 2012) Meeting Intuit at Dreamforce 2012  (Nov 2011) Read More

A Spoonful of SugarCRMCase Study and Review of an Open Source CRM Solution


SugarCRM is a rapidly growing open source CRM company with solutions that appeal to a community of enthusiastic users. This study, based on a client who selected the Sugar Sales Professional CRM solution, compares product functionality to the competition and highlights some of SugarCRM's open source business practices.

sugarcrm downloads  following study concerns the SugarCRM phenomenon and one of its customers, Prevalent Networks . It highlights some of the reasons a company like Prevalent would be attracted to an open source solution such as SugarCRM, as well as some of the potential difficulties. SugarCRM's business is to sell a more feature-packed commercial version of its open source product (licensed under its version of the Mozilla Public License), while eventually working the commercially-released features back into the open Read More

A Preamble to Openbravo ERP v3


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

sugarcrm downloads  the popular open source SugarCRM product. The same can be said for ecommerce from Magento or web content management from Alfresco. Openbravo’s “Forge” handles outside code contributions from both Openbravo’s private partners as well as the greater open source community. Historically, Openbravo ERP’s deepest functional strength lay in the financials area, which remains within the core functional flows of the system. Openbravo ERP also provides things like inventory and purchasing management. Read More

Bonitasoft, Part 1: An Upbeat Provider of Open Source BPM Software


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sugarcrm downloads  , salesforce.com , and SugarCRM . These are better described as technology partnerships, not formal alliances. BonitaSoft works together with those companies to make sure Bonita BPM has a strong connection into those ERP and CRM systems. The real answer to integration and leveraging data is in Bonitasoft’s partnership with Talend’s enterprise system bus (ESB), which makes data integration available to all types of organizations. The two vendors work closely to make sure their technologies work well Read More

Unwanted PopUp Ads: Intrusive Internet Advertisements


Unwanted pop-up ads are intrusive Internet advertisements that are displayed when you access web pages. This white paper provides information about different type of pop-up ads, losses they cause, how they work, and suggests key features that a good pop-up ad filter software should have.

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Sage Continues Its Housecleaning Effort


After engaging in a soul-searching exercise a while back, which has lately resulted with more coherent strategies in some regions, and with the recent public statement of its commitment to making customers happy, Sage Group announced at the opening of trading at the London Stock Exchange on February 15, 2013, that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell Sage Nonprofit Solutions to Accel-KKR,

sugarcrm downloads  salesforce.com, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, SugarCRM, Oracle, SAP, Infor ’s Inforce (on Salesforce Platform ), etc. Recent SalesLogix wins have certainly been few and far between. SalesLogix (and Sage’s now outgoing CRM division) has always been a separate entity, with not much synergy and integration with Sage’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) products. The division even had its own analyst and media folks. For that reason, it indeed makes more sense for Sage to stick to the aforementioned Sage Read More

Why Open Source is Important to You


There are two trends in open source adoption that make it imperative that you consider open source solutions for your future IT initiatives. This article describes each of the trends and discusses their importance for your business.

sugarcrm downloads  example, both Compiere and SugarCRM sell support services for their open source products (SugarCRM also sells a more fully-featured version of their product on a commercially-licensed basis). The fact that these applications are associated with commercial entities also addresses one of the most important concerns of mainstream IT organizations: application support. Unlike the early adopters, these organizations prefer to draw upon outside expertise rather than try and employ it internally. With Read More

What Can PLM Offer for SMBs?


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Free and open source software (FOSS) has become a hot topic in the business process management (BPM) market. This article discusses the relevance between BPM and FOSS, and makes suggestions for BPM seekers that prefer FOSS.

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