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Amazon has changed the world, certainly the world of selling. First in retail, where its main site now hosts more than 250 million products, and more recently through the launch of Amazon Supply, which offeres a swelling inventory of 1.4 million products for industry and business.

In the summer of 2013, then-sophomore Ashby Crumpler found herself at an interview at xTuple, an open source Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software company, specialized for manufacturers and distributors, in Norfolk, Va. Crumpler was trying to get a summer internship in the sales...

While the ERP market is dominated by software giants like SAP and Oracle, there are plenty of open source ERP options. Take a look at the ERP market and you'll find a landscape dominated by a handful of commercial products offered by well-known enterprise software vendors such as SAP, Oracle,...

In 2013, Debian participated in both rounds of the GNOME Outreach Program for Women (OPW). The first round was run in conjunction with GSoC and...

xTuple, an award winning open source ERP vendor, recently held its user conference — xTupleCon 2014 — in its home town of Norfolk, VA. xTuple’s mission is stated simply: “To help companies of all sizes successfully implement powerful and easy-to-use open source ERP software, to grow their...

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak regaled a crowded Chrysler Hall last Tuesday, recounting stories of his rise to fame from high school outcast to celebrated inventor.

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak was the headliner at the Norfolk Forum Tuesday night, where he also served as the opening act for xTupleCon 2014, the international open source ERP conference held by the eponymous Norfolk-based enterprise software company.

xTuple — affordable software designed for wholesale plumbing distributors. Priced for distributors of all sizes. xTuple runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, mobile devices or in the cloud. Features include robust accounting with fully integrated CRM, Sales Order/Quote Entry interface to Vendor Catalogs...

Ned Lilly wanted his company's next conference to be twice as big as the first. He didn't anticipate that a "wonderful happy coincidence" would also mean giving xTupleCon attendees a night with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

“How could Hampton Roads attract more tech talent?” I recently asked Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple. “What do you have to have to become a tech hot spot like Austin or San Francisco?

While many of these application projects have been around for years, they have not been sitting still. They've been creating mobile-friendly front ends, adding POS (point of sale) capabilities, providing integrations with other systems, and invariably, expanding the deployment options with SaaS...

ERP companies are integral to the success of electrical distributors as they control, ERPor impact (in no particular order) order processing, inventory, pricing, supply chain issues (EDI, VMI, SPAs), delivery (and routing), accounting / finance, purchasing, credit, invoicing, collections,...

It doesn’t matter in what hall of Moscone Center Macworld / iWorld is held, It doesn’t matter when it starts and ends or whether it’s big or small, there are always some exhibitors and products that catch us off guard. For the most part, we know what’s in store for us from conversations with PR...

Don't sabotage your ERP implementation even before you begin. Avoid these five mistakes that can wreck ERP projects. When it comes to selecting, implementing and running ERP, there are countless ways to get it wrong. Here are a few of the most common ERP mistakes and – more important - how you...

Last week's blog from Consultant George Trudell, Ultra Consultants, describes five critical success factors to help ensure a successful ERP-project launch. Writes Trudell:

"An ERP system represents a major investment in capital expenses and resources. Given the magnitude of both direct...

 

Open source ERP vendor xTuple says it continues to grow and build technology and business from its ongoing integration of mobile and desktop ERP capabilities. While its enterprise ERP market is characterized mainly by consolidation and well-established vendors, xTuple's newer approach...