Plan an ERP

3 Important Considerations for a Successful ERP Implementation

You plan to install an ERP system at your Business………… You survey the market and purchase the one that best suits your pocket and business…….. Is that the end of the story. Definitely, NOT! You have to make sure that your ERP system does not become a liability for you…

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How to install OpenERP 7 on Windows 7

Why Install OpenERP on a windows machine? Some of the time, people who want to try out new features of OpenERP, maybe try it for the first time and do not have too much knowledge about servers and all that jazz. The simple solution to this is to install the…


How to setup an “out of office reply” on Roundcube

Roundcube is an excellent free open source webmail solution with a desktop-like user interface which is easy to install/configure and that runs on a standard LAMPP server. For more information about this handy piece of kit, PUSH THE BUTTON-> This manual is designed to assist you in the step by…


How to choose the right software to grow your business?

Are you buying new software for your organisation? Have you checked these points? The article was first published in Business & Finance on 24th March 2014 online edition. A copy is available here. From CRM to data analysis, investing in the right software can make the difference between success and failure according…


10 Reasons why Irish Businesses are Moving to Open Source Software

Are you wondering why Irish Businesses are moving to Open Source software? Our CEO, Rohit Thakral, explains why it’s a no brainer in this article, which appeared in the Business & Finance on 5th March 2014 online edition. A copy is available here. As Bob Dylan put it, ‘The times…


Four reasons to invest in open-source software

Having trouble deciding whether open source software is for your business or not? Our CEO, Rohit Thakral, explains why it’s a no brainer in this article, which appeared in the Irish Independent on 6th March 2014 print edition. An online copy is available here. They say necessity is the mother…


Overview: Hands On with VTiger 6 Beta

In Part One of this series, we’re going to look at the Beta version of the eagerly-waited VTiger 6, Launched in the latter half of July, VTiger 6 is currently set to have it’s full, ‘RC’ Release, in early December – but what should we expect to see? User Interface:…


What is Fix Your Street (

Are you still wondering what is Fix Your Street ( “” is a service launched on 2nd of August, 2011 where you can report issues on-line to your local Council. The application was originally conceived and developed by South Dublin County Council and is being rolled out to all other…


OpenProj – Open Source Project Management

Recently someone asked me about an Open Source or Free alternative of Microsoft Project and why not because Microsoft Project Standard 2007 comes for nearly Euro 600. And it is not cost effective for a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) to spend so much money on one license of a…


vTiger announces release of version 5.1.0

vTiger announces releases new version 5.1.0vTiger, a true open source Customer Relationship Manager (CRM), released version 5.1.0 last month. The new version boasts of more than 150 features/enhancements, 700 bug fixes and other performance enhancements. The new version replaces the last stable version 5.0.4. The latest version of the applcation and the upgrade package can be downloaded from or their website at

Some of the main features of the new version are: