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The open-source collaboration gap

by Forbes.com on
When it comes to open-source communities, individuals are much better citizens than institutions. The enlightened self-interest that causes individuals to send back bug fixes, contribute ideas for new features and write documentation is much harder to find in institutions. This week, the JargonSpy...

Free groupware takes on exchange monopoly

by TechWorld on
Open source Exchange rival Zarafa has added native support for Blackberry Enterprise Server to a roster of collaboration features that already includes Outlook interoperability, and integration with open source tools such as SugarCRM, OpenERP and Alfresco."It connects to BES just as Exchange does,...

Alfresco Takes Top Marks at AQA

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON, UK. — February 3rd, 2009 – Alfresco Software, Inc., the leader in open source enterprise content management (ECM), today announced that AQA, the UK examination board, has selected Alfresco to power its new ‘Examiner Extranet’, enabling up to 30,000 users to have access to exam papers and...

CMIS Update: A Public Review Expected Late Spring

by CMSWire on
The OASIS CMIS Technical Committee just wrapped up their first face to face meeting at Redmond yesterday. Was it a good session? Has the scope changed? Did all those ECM guys get along? With some insight from Alfresco CTO John Newton, we got an update and help him share that update with you.The...

Alfresco Announces Credit Crunch Innovation Award Nominations

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON— January 29th 2009 — Alfresco Software, Inc., today announced that it is accepting nominations for the Alfresco Credit Crunch Innovation Awards. The awards honor innovative approaches and best practices organizations are undertaking in these challenging times. All Alfresco enterprise...

Making sure you spend wisely on technology

by BusinessWeek on
Many organizations buy software based on analyst or peer recommendations. While this is a better business practice than simply buying blindly, the problem is that no one can tell you how a particular software product will actually fit into the way your organization works. In other words, a given...

The appeal of open source

by Information Age on
Open source is climbing up the corporate priority list as confidence in the commercial viability of its development and support model has grown and associated cost savings have proven irresistible to cash-strapped organisations. A Forrester Research report released at the Open World Forum in...

The shifting sands of ECM

by Information Age on
The expectations for the broad set of technologies that comprise the enterprise content management (ECM) sector have never been higher: ECM needs to render an organisation’s collection of content – its office documents, web content, emails, reports and more - into a searchable, manageable, useable...

Final Version of Alfresco Labs 3.0 Released

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON—January 21, 2009 — Alfresco Software Inc., today announced the general availability of Alfresco Labs 3 Final. This is a milestone release for Alfresco Labs and is immediately available for download under the open source GPL license at http://wiki.alfresco.com/wiki/Download_Labs “In the...

Alfresco Launches Rapid Web Site Development Tool

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON—January 21, 2009 — Alfresco Software, Inc. today announced the availability of Alfresco Web Studio a visual, drag-and-drop designer for building web sites with the Alfresco Surf platform. Using Alfresco Web Studio, business users can quickly create custom web sites while leveraging the...

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