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Defense Department makes more open source moves

by ZDNet on
Your Department of Defense made some major moves on open source this week. It announced it will work with the Open Source Software Institute to bring over 50 administration applications under open source licenses, starting with its Corporate Management Information System. DoD signed a...

CMIS could arrive by early 2010

by Fierce Content Management on
I was surprised to open J Boye's blog this week and find a post called "Don't Worry about CMIS." The post suggests that you shouldn't be thinking about CMIS for 18-24 months. I think Boye is being conservative here. All indications are that CMIS will be locked and loaded by the beginning of next...

Alfresco Announces Winners of Annual Partner & Community Awards

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON—June 3, 2008 — Alfresco Software today announced the winners of its Annual Partner and Community Awards. The awards recognize Alfresco’s top partners and contributors in the categories of Asia-Pacific, European and North American Partners of the Year, International Training Partner and...

Alfresco Names Bill Robinson Vice President of Americas

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON—March 4th, 2009 — Alfresco Software, Inc. today announced Bill Robinson's appointment as vice president of the Americas. With over 20 years of software experience, Robinson will be responsible for managing and scaling Alfresco’s growing North American sales operations. Robinson takes over...

Alfresco to Host Worldwide Meetups for Community and Customers

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON—March 4th, 2009 —Alfresco Software today announced that it will host a series of Alfresco Meetups for Community and Customers in Europe, North America and Australia starting April 21 and running through May 14, 2009. The Alfresco Meetups (formerly known as Alfresco Community Conferences) are...

Ingres appliance combines database and content management

by Tech World on
Ingres has strengthened its agreement with Alfresco by using the open-source content management company as a partner for Ingres's new Icebreaker Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Appliance.

Under the covers: Alfresco's SharePoint Services (WSS) Killer

by CMSWire on
SharePoint, dear SharePoint. We talk about this business collaboration tool — sometimes called an enterprise content management system — on almost a daily basis. You either love it, hate it, integrate with it or try to replace it. Alfresco has chosen the last option. The Alfresco Share solution can...

Ingres, Alfresco debut open-source SharePoint rival

by The New York Times on
Open-source vendors Ingres and Alfresco are teaming up on a software appliance that bundles the Ingres database with Alfresco's content management platform, hoping the combination will prove to be an enticing alternative to Microsoft SharePoint.The two vendors have already bundled their products...

The open-source collaboration gap

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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...