FLOSBUS Free Libre Open Source BUsiness Software from an extension of the standard acronym FLOSS as described by Wikipedia.
FLOSBUS aims to research the area of Open Source Business Software such as CRM (Customer Relation ship Management) and ERP (Enterprise Recourse Planning). The purpose of FLOSBUS is not to review the software or necessarily offer an opinion on how good it is but to raise awareness of products and summarise factual information such as what platform compatibility and where you can download the software from.
If any uses of any software mentioned would like to comment on the software and their usage of it, it would be greatly appreciated.
According to recent research:
By 2008, Gartner expects open source software will compete with closed source in all infrastructure areas.
- By 2010, Gartner expects mainstream IT organisations will consider open source software in 80% of their infrastructure needs.