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linux business process workflow

Posted on 2007-11-17
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Dear All,
i would like to develop or customized a ready made open source linux based workflow for a small dept( task managment, document managment, project managment....etc).
any suggestions ?
Thank you all.
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by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
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I'm guessing that perhaps you placed this question in the SBS Small Business Server Zone by mistake then?  Because SBS is a Microsoft Windows Server.

But just to give you a hand here... are you looking for a hosted product? or in-house?  Because if hosted, I can recommend www.centraldesktop.com or http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/design-an-online-workflow.html  At least you can look at those for other ideas as well.

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i guess by mistake i place in the wrong place, anyhow any other suggestion?
i went through the links you provide but it doesnt fullfil my requirments.
am looking for a customized interface to monitor all the dept activities from task,projects,contact...etc.
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what are they currently using for email?

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microsoft exchange and would like to change to sendmail or qmail
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If you're already using Exchange, why switch?  Is this an Small Business Server 2003?  If so, then why not just deploy Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager?  BCM is included with either Office Small Business or Professional... and is a completely customizable with a fully accessable API, but the base product is fairly good as is.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/contactmanager/FX101674171033.aspx

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it's licesining issue and we dont want to invest more in microsoft
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Mind if I ask what kind of company you are?  How many users? and where located?

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ok we are based in kuwait and we are 44Users
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and what type of organization?  What service or product?
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IT services
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Then why aren't you registered as a Microsoft Partner so you can use Action Pack Licensing to run your entire business with for only $299.00 per year?  That has to be a much lower cost than anything, even open source.

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that's good i didnt know about it :)
thank you for your advice but beside that what do you recommend ?
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I can't recommend anything else because I don't use anything else.

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