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Posted by Si Chen 2009-07-23

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM 1.0.4 Released

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM version 1.0.4 has been released on SourceForge.net at:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/opentaps/

This version contains a number of bug fixes compared to opentaps 1.0.3 and is recommended both as an incremental upgrade for users of opentaps 1.0.3 and for new deployments.

NOTE: This is NOT opentaps 1.4, which is a new version of opentaps to be released later this year.... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2009-06-05

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM 1.0.3 Released

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM version 1.0.3 has been released on SourceForge.net at:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/opentaps/

This version contains a number of bug fixes compared to opentaps 1.0.2 and is recommended both as an incremental upgrade for users of opentaps 1.0.2 and for new deployments.

opentaps can be downloaded from SourceForge.net at:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=145855 ... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2009-01-08

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM: 1.0.2 Released

ERP and CRM suite, including eCommerce, inventory, warehouse, order, customer management, general ledger, MRP, POS. Database independent service-oriented architecture (SOA)

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM version 1.0.2 has been released on SourceForge.net at:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/opentaps/

This version contains a number of bug fixes compared to opentaps 1.0.1 and is recommended both as an incremental upgrade for users of opentaps 1.0.1 and for new deployments. ... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2008-09-16

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM: 1.0.1 Released

ERP and CRM suite, including eCommerce, inventory, warehouse, order, customer management, general ledger, MRP, POS. Database independent service-oriented architecture (SOA)

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM version 1.0.1 was released today on SourceForge.net at:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/opentaps/

This version contains a number of bug fixes compared to opentaps 1.0.0 and is recommended both as an incremental upgrade for users of opentaps 1.0.0 and for new deployments. ... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2008-06-06

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM 0.9.7 Released

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM version 0.9.7 was released today on SourceForge.net at:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/opentaps/

This version contains a number of bug fixes compared to opentaps 0.9.6 and is recommended as an incremental upgrade for users of earlier 0.9.x versions.

opentaps can be downloaded from SourceForge.net at:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=145855

Posted by Si Chen 2008-04-21

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM 1.0.0 Released

The opentaps project has released version 1.0.0 of the opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM system. This release brings together a unique platform that features a complete ERP and CRM system, business intelligence, and mobility integration for manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and e-tailers.

Opentaps promises to bring together all operations of an organization on a common platform. As a result, sales force, plan and warehouse management, and finance and accounting staff would be able to share data and automate key processes seamlessly. Popular open-source reporting tools bundle with opentaps then allow reports and dashboards to be built for decision-makers to gain greater visibility into operations and improve bottom-line results. Finally, a built-in online store, with support for Amazon, eBay, PayPal, and Google integration could connect any business with customers worldwide.... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2008-04-01

opentaps Open Source ERP+CRM 1.0.0-Preview7 Released

The opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM application suite released version 1.0.0 Preview 7 today. Significant enhancements from the last preview release include:

* A set of cross-application unit tests to verify the correctness of key areas such as order management, inventory, purchasing, and accounting.
* Improved e-mail processing and management features. Customer service e-mails can now be associated with orders and assigned to different reps for processing.
* Improved the use of form letters for generating outgoing e-mails and
* Support for managing resellers and partners, including contact information, agreements and contracts, and invoicing partners based on their sales activity.
* Completed most of the documentation site for opentaps screens.
* Completed the Amazon.com integration. This feature is now in production and allows the uploading of products and inventory information to Amazon, the downloading of orders, and the acknowledgment of shipments.
* Completed contact, calendar, and task integration using the Funambol data synchronization server. This will enable our users to integrate opentaps with Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, mobile phones, as well as Google calendar and Gmail.
* Improved support for UPC codes and other product ID schemes such as ISBN throughout the application for use with barcode scanners.
* Support for DBCP database connections
* Support for localized date entry formats... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2008-02-18

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM: 1.0.0-Preview6 Released

ERP and CRM suite, including eCommerce, inventory, warehouse, order, customer management, general ledger, MRP, POS. Database independent service-oriented architecture (SOA).

The opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM application suite released version 1.0.0 Preview 6 today. There have been over 500 commits since the release of Preview 6 at the end of September. Significant enhancements include:

* Upgraded Pentaho component to the new 1.6 version
* Live documentation is now available from opentaps application pages to the opentaps documentation site at http://www.opentaps.org/docs
* Amazon.com product, inventory, and order integration now ready for beta-testing
* Google Checkout support
* Support for credit card security code in online store and internal order entry
* CRM activity and cases security enhancements: highlighting of new cases and activities and security settings to make activities private
* Significantly enhanced Material Resources Planning (MRP)
* Support for third party warehouse inventory, such as those held in backup or supplier warehouses
* Support for UPS pickup call tags
* Improvements to built-in reporting capabilities, with better support for JasperReports, charting, and Excel files.
* Other improvements throughout the application. ... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2007-10-25

opentaps Open Source ERP+CRM 1.0.0 Preview 5 Released

ERP and CRM suite, including eCommerce, inventory, warehouse, order, customer management, general ledger, MRP, POS. Database independent service-oriented architecture (SOA).

The opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM application suite released version 1.0.0 Preview 5 today. There have been over 1,300 commits since the release of Preview 4 at the end of July. Significant enhancements include:

* Integration of Pentaho business intelligence suite into opentaps for integrated reporting
* Integration of newer JasperReports modules
* Ebay and Amazon.com order integration
* Support for paychecks and payroll features
* Integrated postal address validation in CRM module and support for bulk postal mailing labels
* New Ajax pagination tool
* Screens for customer, commission, and vendor agreements and contracts
* Cash drawer for tracking cash transactions
* Credit limits feature
* Improvements throughout the order entry, warehouse, and purchasing applications.... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2007-09-27

opentaps Open Source ERP+CRM 0.9.6 Released

ERP and CRM suite, including eCommerce, inventory, warehouse, order, customer management, general ledger, MRP, POS. Database independent service-oriented architecture (SOA)

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM version 0.9.6 was released today on SourceForge.net at:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/opentaps/

This version contains a number of bug fixes compared to opentaps 0.9.5 and is recommended as an incremental upgrade for users of earlier 0.9.x versions. The Version 1.0.0 Preview release is recommended for new deployments. ... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2007-09-07

opentaps 1.0.0 Preview 4 Available for Download

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM released Preview number 4 for its upcoming 1.0.0 release on sourceforge.net.

This preview release has over 800 new commits since the release of preview 3 in the beginning of June. Some significant enhancements include:

- Initial feature set for new Purchasing application completed.
- Significant enhancements to customer service order entry
- Google products (froogle) export feature
- Technical integration of the Funambol Data Synchornization server for integrating opentaps with Outlook and mobile phones is completed. Data integration development is ongoing.
- FCKEditor has been integrated into opentaps CRM for developing marketing forms.
- LiveCatalog (http://www.opensourcestrategies.com/ofbiz/opentaps_live_catalog.html) for integrating opentaps with PHP or Ruby On Rails front end or content management systems, such as Joomla, is now available.... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2007-07-20

New source code repository for opentaps configured

The opentaps source code repositories have been consolidated and can now be checked out from

$ svn co svn://svn.opentaps.org/opentaps_all/versions/1.0/trunk opentaps-1.0.0

This now includes both all the framework/, applications/, and hot-deploy/ module components in the same repository. You can also download opentaps-1.0.0-preview3.zip from http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=145855&package_id=160479&release_id=507533... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2007-06-06

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM version 0.9.5 Released

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM version 0.9.5 was released today on sourceforge.net at http://sourceforge.net/projects/opentaps/ Key enhancements from the previous 0.9.4 version include:

* Accounts Payable check run

* Recurring invoices and scheduled accounting transaction postings

* Terms for invoicing, including due dates, vendor ID codes, and shipping terms

* Segregated invoice and payment handling permissions in financials... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2007-05-17

opentaps ERP + CRM 1.0.0 Preview Release Available

The opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM suite released the first preview of its 1.0.0 release. opentaps 1.0.0 offers significant new features compared to the 0.9.x series, including:

* Support for Java 5
* CRM including sales teams, team calendars, file uploads, alerts and notifications, web-based email, and inbound and outbound mail sorting
* Financials application for managing invoices, payments, customer billing accounts, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, reconciliation financial reporting.
* Warehouse application for managing inventory, shipping, and manufacturing production
* Fully integrated ecommerce store which supports physical products, product variants, digital and downloaded goods
* Production, order, and material resources planning (MRP)
* Integration with UPS, DHL, and FedEx for shipping and with credit card payment processors including CyberSource, Authorize.NET, PayPal, and WorldPay
* Language translations including English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, German, Portguese, Rumanian, and Arabic... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2007-05-10

New modules available and re-factoring planned

In preparation for the release of opentaps 1.0, there will be several new modules, including warehouse management and purchasing and planning. The goal of these applications is to provide better security, user interface, and more advanced features. All of these applications will share a similar look and feel to the CRMSFA application. The Financials module will also be re-factored to this look and feel and implement organization specific security.... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2007-04-19

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM 0.9.4 Released

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM version 0.9.4 was released today on sourceforge.net at http://sourceforge.net/projects/opentaps. This new release features the following enhancements over the previous 0.9.3 release:

* Shipping integration with Federal Express

* Improved support for serialized inventory, LIFO/FIFO inventory reservations, and inventory variance management

* Improved session-specific logging... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2007-02-21

opentaps 0.8.5 released

opentaps version 0.8.5 was released today as an incremental upgrade for existing implementations of the opentaps 0.8.x series. It includes the following key enhancements:

# Improved order management and editing features
# Ability to conduct manual credit card authorize and capture transactions
# Improved anonymous checkout in the ecommerce online store module
# New feature for billing additional shipping charges on outgoing shipments
# Improved error messages when SECA workflow services fail... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2006-12-22

opentaps ERP + CRM 0.9.3 released

opentaps open source ERP + CRM suite version 0.9.3 was released today. This release features the following key enhancements over the previous release:

Core Applications Suite:
- Improved marketing contact list emailing feature
- Improved internationalization of products and categories
- Ability to invoice additional shipping charges over and above the original order shipping charges
- Better inventory reporting
- Improved anonymous checkout in ecommerce (online store) module
- Support for Authorize.NET credit card processor
- Improved picking and packing sequence
- Improved inbound email processing
- Better error messages ... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2006-12-01

opentaps ERP + CRM 0.9.2 released

opentaps open source ERP + CRM suite version 0.9.2 was released today. This release addresses some issues and bugs from release 0.9.2 and adds the following significant features:

1. New Payments screens in the Financials applications to support AR/AP payments, in addition to the existing Payments screens in the Accounting application.

2. New translations of all applications to Spanish (Thanks to Rodrigo Aguinaga from Peru and Victor Hernandez from Mexico.)... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2006-08-24

New Features Development Now Open For Bid

The opentaps project (www.opentaps.org) has introduced a new program of open bidding for new application features. Any developer can submit a proposal to develop a new feature for opentaps, and the accepted entries will be sponsored and paid for by Open Source Strategies, Inc., the project manager of the opentaps project.

For more details, see:
http://www.opentaps.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=50&Itemid=71

Posted by Si Chen 2006-07-28

Javadocs for opentaps 0.9 and 0.8 available online

Developer javadocs for opentaps 0.9 and 0.8 versions are now available online at http://www.opentaps.org/javadocs/

Posted by Si Chen 2006-07-10

opentaps erp + crm 0.9.1 released

opentaps open source ERP + CRM suite version 0.9.1 was released today. This release addresses some issues and bugs from release 0.9.0 and adds the following significant features:

1. Inbound email sorting is now supported with a JavaMail poller which would store incoming emails with attachments and assign them to users in the CRM module.

2. The CRM module permits creating sales opportunities for sales leads.... read more

Posted by Si Chen 2006-06-22

Upgrade Scripts From Version 0.8 to 0.9 Now Available

You can now download SQL scripts for upgrading your MySQL or PostgreSQL database from opentaps version 0.8 to version 0.9 from sourceforge at http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=145855&package_id=160479

For more information about upgrading from opentaps version 0.8 to version 0.9, please see the documentation at http://www.opentaps.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=46&Itemid=68

Posted by Si Chen 2006-06-07

New Point Of Sales Documentation Available

Thanks to Ray Barlow of MAKEYOUR-point (www.makeyour-point.com), we now have a more complete set of manuals for the Point Of Sales (POS) terminal in opentaps/OFBiz. These manuals are now available for download from SourceForge.net at http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=145855&package_id=189005

Posted by Si Chen 2006-05-15