Open Source ERP Freedom: Your Business,Your Way

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 Say “yes ” to open source ERP freedom through community collaboration. Long before the advent of Facebook, Java developers turned to TheServerside.com for interesting news and  community conversations. While browsing there one day back in 2001, I saw a post … Read More

OFBiz Community is Hip with Atlassian HipChat

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  Geographically and culturally diverse teams are common in the technology world. It’s no surprise then that we have some fantastic options to choose from in order to facilitate super smooth and sophisticated collaboration among geographically and culturally diverse teams. Better … Read More

What Yoga Taught Me About ERP

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What yoga taught me about ERP

“Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory.” — Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois Recently my wife got me into yoga. Initially it was difficult for me to see why everybody was so crazy about these simple stretching exercises. But then an instructor explained that there … Read More

OFBiz Community Day Update

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  I am extremely pleased that through our  OFBiz Community Day efforts on Saturday more than 250 hours of effort were donated toward improving OFBiz.–Anil Patel, COO, HotWax Systems One of the best things about living in the Amherst, MA, area … Read More

Commerce in an On-demand Economy

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Over the past 20 years, I’ve seen eCommerce evolve from a somewhat cumbersome and slow process (remember how long dial-up modems took?)  to a highly refined process in an on-demand economy. Customers and businesses now expect to access both products and … Read More

Use Promotions and Cross-Selling to Optimize Free Shipping

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  It’s a well-known fact that free shipping is a powerful motivator for customers. And, an equally well-known fact that the absence of free shipping can cause potential customers to shop elsewhere. Promotions and cross-selling are both effective strategies to … Read More

HotWax Systems Company News Update

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HotWax Systems Company News Update

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” –Maya Angelou HotWax Systems continues to thrive, with new opportunities, new publications and new … Read More

OfBiz Invoice Processing Workflow Explained

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In this issue we’ll discuss Invoice statuses and the OFBiz Invoice processing workflow supported in the Apache Ofbiz Accounting application. Like other business documents/objects in Ofbiz, Invoices are an important part of the broader Ofbiz system, and changes to its … Read More