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SAP wants an open Java process (pot, meet kettle)

SAP apparently doesn't understand the irony of a proprietary software company demanding that complements like Java be open.

By November 10, 2009


Compiere: on the road to resurgence

In a conversation with Don Klaiss, new CEO of Compiere, I gained a new appreciation for Compiere, one of the veterans of the open-source world.

By August 3, 2007


Compiere loses open-source executive to Jive

Dawn Foster leaves one open-source company to lead developer relations at another, Jive.

By April 20, 2007


Is open source losing its soul?

Open-source developers who put ideology before salary threaten to undermine the success of the movement.

By June 1, 2009


Open-source working as advertised: ICINGA forks Nagios

ICINGA has spun off Nagios, which is either a sign of the popular open-source network monitoring tool's strength, or disease.

By May 6, 2009


SugarCRM CEO Roberts replaced by board member

John Roberts, the fiery commercial open-source innovator, resigns for undisclosed reasons and is immediately replaced by interim CEO and SugarCRM board member Larry Augustin.

By May 7, 2009


Microsoft to open source: Please don't compete on price!

Price isn't the only reason to use open source, but it's a pretty compelling one for a lot of businesses, which may be precisely why Microsoft asks open source to not focus on cost.

By April 20, 2009


2009 the year for open-source ERP?

The tough global economy may finally offer vendors of open-source software for enterprise resource planning the chance to demonstrate their value.

By January 27, 2009


TWiki's hunt for cash fractures its community

TWiki.net demonstrates how to destroy a community--and ruin its commercial prospects in the process.

By October 29, 2008


Best enterprise open-source applications announced

Open-source software continues to get better and better, and InfoWorld has identified some of the best enterprise-class software out there.

By August 4, 2008