SugarCRM Expands Open Source Package

August 19, 2005


SugarCRM has added to its suite of commercial open source customer relationship management (CRM) products with the release of Sugar Enterprise Edition.
Priced at $499 per user, per year, Sugar Enterprise Edition also includes technical support. Key features include support for the Oracle 9i database, an offline client, advanced reporting, and a "Module Loader" for plug-and-play installation of third-party extensions.

Last month, SugarCRM marked the one-year anniversary of its launch by noting several milestones. SugarCRM said there have been more than 260,000 downloads of its Sugar Open Source Edition and 250 paying customers for its professional edition.

Also, some 575 open source developers are contributing new code and enhancements to the system, and nearly 9,500 participants are active in multiple forums sponsored by the company.


SugarCRM Expands Open Source Package

August 19, 2005


SugarCRM has added to its suite of commercial open source customer relationship management (CRM) products with the release of Sugar Enterprise Edition.
Priced at $499 per user, per year, Sugar Enterprise Edition also includes technical support. Key features include support for the Oracle 9i database, an offline client, advanced reporting, and a “Module Loader” for plug-and-play installation of third-party extensions.

Last month, SugarCRM marked the one-year anniversary of its launch by noting several milestones. SugarCRM said there have been more than 260,000 downloads of its Sugar Open Source Edition and 250 paying customers for its professional edition.

Also, some 575 open source developers are contributing new code and enhancements to the system, and nearly 9,500 participants are active in multiple forums sponsored by the company.


Why to create an innovation strategy?

August 19, 2005

As we all know that an organization is likely to spend too much money and time attempting to create new products and services that may not succeed. Worse, the new products or services generated may not align well with organizational strategic objectives. Thus the time and energy invested in the innovative process ends up wasted.And results in Costs rise.

The best way to prevent this from happening is to develop an innovation strategy.

An effective innovation strategy can help you to move beyond trying to extend old products to old markets, it can help you to create new markets and news uses for old products, create new products altogether, create new categories and even have a possible industry shifting breakthrough.


Why to create an innovation strategy?

August 19, 2005

As we all know that an organization is likely to spend too much money and time attempting to create new products and services that may not succeed. Worse, the new products or services generated may not align well with organizational strategic objectives. Thus the time and energy invested in the innovative process ends up wasted.And results in Costs rise.

The best way to prevent this from happening is to develop an innovation strategy.

An effective innovation strategy can help you to move beyond trying to extend old products to old markets, it can help you to create new markets and news uses for old products, create new products altogether, create new categories and even have a possible industry shifting breakthrough.