Monday, August 4, 2008

Infoworld presents the Best of Open Source Software Awards 2008

Infoworld presented today the InfoWorld's Annual BOSSIES - 2008 Best of Open Source Software Awards, that "recognize the best free and open source software the world has to offer to businesses, IT professionals, and productive individuals who rely on computers to get work done. The 2008 BOSSIE winners include 60 products in eight categories covering business and productivity applications, development tools, middleware, networking, security, and storage."

I highlighted the category Best of open source enterprise applications, with mainly these winners:
- Business intelligence (BI) - Pentaho Open BI Suite
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) - Compiere
- Customer Relationship Management (CRM) - SugarCRM
- Business Process Management (BPM) - Intalio BPMS

You can see the full report to further details.

This is a good award to recognize the effort of open source community in develop good tools.

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