I'm scheduled to give a talk at the ICT Expo this Friday afternoon on "Linux and some of its friends in the enterprise " So what should I be talking about? Of course I have some ideas already formulated, but what kind of images / ideas spring to mind when someone mentions OSS and business? Are we talking about desktops? Servers? Mail? Web? Replacements for proprietary … [Read more...] about Open Source In Business?
I've mentioned some titles by published by Packt in the past. What makes Packt different is their philosophy: Packt believes in Open Source. When we sell a book written on an Open Source project, we pay a royalty directly to that project. As a result of purchasing one of our Open Source books, Packt will have given some of the money received to the Open Source project. I don't … [Read more...] about Upcoming Open Source Books from Packt
The SugarCRM team announce that v4 beta of the Open Source CRM is now available for download. … [Read more...] about Sugar CRM v4 beta released
Austrian company go-mobile has released a number of extensions for SugarCRM. Details available on their site … [Read more...] about Extending Sugar CRM
Upgrading Sugar CRM should not be a painful process, but it can be, as I found out. Unlike some of the older releases the current stable version does not include either an upgrade option or any instructions on doing it, while the documentation link points to the wrong place. Fortunately I had taken a backup of my entire DB before I started, so it wasn't too bad :) In any case … [Read more...] about Upgrading Sugar CRM