The latest news and updates from cognidox

On the difference between Bug Tracking and Help Desk software

There's a long-running debate whether a bug or defect tracking software tool is just a synonym for a help or s...

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Version 1.7 of OfficeToPDF available

Today we released version 1.7 of our OfficeToPDF open source project for PDF conversion. You can read more abo...

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WordBridge Pro 0.6 (WP to Joomla blog integration open source tool) now available

I started this blog post simply to announce we have officially released a version of our open source WordBridg...

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Convert Office documents to PDF using OfficeToPDF 1.5

    We’ve made a new release (1.5) of our OfficeToPDF open source project and pushed the code to its usual hom...

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New release of OfficeToPDF server-based PDF conversion tool

  We've made a new release (1.4) of our OfficeToPDF open source project and pushed the code to its usual home ...

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Automating CogniDox testing using Selenium

We're gearing up for the next CogniDox software release and are starting to see payback from tools adopted to ...

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OpenOffice and LibreOffice compatibility with Microsoft

The city council in Freiburg, Germany found itself at the centre of controversy last week when it told the wor...

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Integrating CogniDox with Piwik for document analytics

 

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Saving Business Cost with Open Source CRM

  Gartner published one of their Hype Cycle reports for CRM Sales a few days back. There's a useful summary on...

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What's happening at UK BusinessLink? Where can Startups go for help?

  Although I'm in a Startup business I admit I've been confused about what is happening to UK Government suppo...

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Pricing and the Open Source business model

  For over a year, I've been following a great series of blog posts by Tarus Balog (founder and main mover of ...

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CogniDox releases WordBridge – an open source WordPress to Joomla bridge

  WordPress® has been around now for 8 years and in that time nearly 20 million blogs have been created using ...

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OfficeToPDF: open source PDF conversion for Microsoft Office 2007&2010

  This week we released another project under an open source license.

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A fable for these Open Source times... (#OSBC)

  Once upon a time, in a land far away but not unlike our own, an old King lay dying.

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The Business of Open Source Software (#OSBC)

I would like to be in San Francisco for the Open Source Business Conference that starts today, but it's not to...

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OTRS Joomla Gateway now supports Joomla 1.6

  We're pleased to announce that our free open source OTRS Joomla Gateway project now supports the latest vers...

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Will Open Source Silicon IP ever happen?

  I read an online journal called Open Source Business Resource (OSBR) which is edited by a team based in Cana...

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Celebrate Document Freedom Day 2011 say Cognidox

  Today is the day the world celebrates Document Freedom Day and we'd like to add our support to this from eve...

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Open Source Software Adoption - the Risks

  Gartner ran a user survey (available here - registration required) on the adoption and usage of Open Source ...

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Which is better: Drupal or Joomla?

  In CogniDox 8.4 released this week we added Drupal alongside Joomla! as web platforms that can be used with ...

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Open source doesn't feature in UK Government spending

  Francis Maude, the Cabinet Office minister in the UK government, told the Open Data conference on 19 Novembe...

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Software Risk and Source Code Access

  There was an interesting piece of news this week from the NCC Group plc, an  information assurance specialis...

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Releasing the OTRS Joomla! Gateway

  Last week we announced the availability of software we'd written to connect two of the most powerful and pop...

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Best Open Source Applications

  The InfoWorld best of open source (BOSSIE) awards are just out. Here's a link to a slideshow [now 404] of th...

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How Do You Spend £35 million on a Website?

  The Central Office of Information (COI) is the UK Government's centre of excellence for marketing and commun...

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Free as in not being ripped-off

  The theme of the week for me has been "free software".

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Open Source CMS Market Share Report

  The 2009 edition of the Open Source CMS Market Share Report was released today by the water&stone digita...

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The business of software - is selling commercial open source really that different?

  It's been one of those months where two or three thoughts or threads connect together.

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Open Source in UK Government

  IDC’s latest Worldwide Open Source Software 2009-2013 Forecast reports that global open source software (OSS...

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New release CogniDox v8.0 on the download servers

  This week we made our quarterly release of software, which we labeled version 8.0 (as opposed to 7.x) becaus...

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Building Software in-House – Why?

  I came across a survey by Cadence Design Systems, the electronic design automation (EDA) company, in which t...

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Adopting a line of Miro source code

  Miro, an open-source video aggregation site using VLC media player, has a novel idea for generating funds. T...

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Enterprise adoption of open source software

  Forrester Research has just published a survey of 2,200 IT executives in the UK, France, Germany, the US and...

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