Award winning open source ERP vendor xTuple recently held its user conference—xTupleCon 2014—in its home town of Norfolk, VA. Educational sessions covered not just the xTuple products but also GitHub, common EDI challenges, tools to increase sales, and more. TEC's Ted Rohm takes a look at xTuple's development, open source philosophy, products, and plans for 2015, plus what feature Norfolk Forum speaker Steve Wozniak had to say on the future of computing.
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building an open source community around those key assets. Company 1.0 (OpenMFG): 2001–2004. Manufacturing only, no financials Company 2.0 (OpenMFG): 2004–2007. Community! Customer relationship management (CRM), multicurrency, and more. At this time, the product wasn’t yet fully open source. Company 3.0 (xTuple): 2007–2011. Real open source release of PostBooks, support for scripting. Company 4.0 (xTuple): 2011–present. Major research and development on multiple fronts. Lilly pointed out that