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From "Chandresh Turakhia" <chand.turak...@bhartitelesoft.com>
Subject Re: ComputerWorld Article, Mentions OFBiz
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2007 11:12:42 GMT
Give me a decent story. Promise shall try to keep nice coverage ( 
accurate ). Know few guys in media....

My new email : chandturakhia@gmail.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Shere" <dshere@steelerubber.com>
To: <user@ofbiz.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 8:23 AM
Subject: Re: ComputerWorld Article, Mentions OFBiz

> "So Rosa hired a consultant to customize the Apache Open For Business 
> open-source ERP software for his firm's distribution arm.
> But the project management spun out of control, causing the effort to go 
> over budget. The first problem: The consultant had no experience with Open 
> For Business, and its learning curve was steeper than expected. The second 
> problem: Because Open For Business is very customizable, both Prevention 
> Partners and its consultant "got caught up" in much customization, Rosa 
> recalls. And Open For Business is based on Java, which Rosa's developers 
> aren't experienced in, so they couldn't take over."
> This guy didn't ask his consultant if he had any experience with OFBiz? 
> That's just that guy being stupid.
> They're implying that OFBiz is "too customizable"... that sounds to me 
> like someone who marries his wife because she's great at conversation and 
> then divorces her because she talks too much.
> That last sentence may as well say "OFBiz is based in Java, which is an 
> obscure programming language that no one knows and is a bitch to learn"... 
> that just makes me laugh.
> Yes, David, terribly inaccurate. :)
> David E. Jones wrote:
>> Not a lot of detail on the project, nor terribly accurate on the ones it 
>> does have, but an interesting read with some good points anyway:
>> http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&amp;articleId=9011649
>> David
> -- 
> David Shere
> Information Technology Services
> Steele Rubber Products
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