Leading Open Source Collaborative Solution Now Available with the Leading Open Source CRM Solution, SugarCRM, and Delivered by the Leading Open Source Systems Integrator, Levementum

SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2010 — MindTouch, the industry’s leading open source alternative to Microsoft SharePoint, today announced its partnership with Levementum, the industry leading open source systems integration firm, enabling sales collaboration solutions that redefine collaborative CRM, through MindTouch’s availability as an integration with SugarCRM. MindTouch announces this collaboration during the week of SugarCon 2010 [...]

Leading open source collaboration provider will reveal the value of adding collaborative solutions to CRM deployments

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — March 9, 2010 — MindTouch, the open source alternative to Microsoft SharePoint, will present at this year’s SugarCon event in San Francisco, being held April 12-14. SugarCon 2010 unites CRM customers and developers with companies and projects committed to building open business applications for the Cloud. Aaron Fulkerson, CEO of MindTouch will lead the discussion, aimed at highlighting how companies [...]

Ramji Joins Executives from SugarCRM and Canonical to Provide Strategic Insight as MindTouch Brings Collaborative Networking to the Enterprise

SAN DIEGO, February 23, 2010 — MindTouch, the open source alternative to Microsoft SharePoint, today announced that technology thought leader and open source veteran Sam Ramji has joined its advisory board. Mr. Ramji will provide strategic insight and guidance to the MindTouch executive team as it positions the company for continued market capture in the enterprise collaborative networking space.

“Having Sam join our [...]

The Open Source vs. Proprietary competitive landscape is constantly changing and current information is hard to come by. We decided to create this matrix for those looking for an open source alternative to proprietary solutions.

So to try and help, we have looked at search data from Google which produced some surprising results.

Our Methodology to Determine Popularity

We used a number of tools from Google to determine popularity of the products around the world. For instance, the search volume methodology [...]

As part of MindTouch’s 2009 open source best practices research,  we asked C and VP level Open Source Executives who they thought are the most influential people in the industry today.  Over 50 votes from Executives in Europe and North America were cast to determine the 2009 edition (note: they could not vote for anyone in their own company).  What makes this list remarkable is that industry insiders were the judges.

There were a few surprises from outside of the open [...]

Deki for CRM Offers Smarter Collaboration and Augmented Intelligence within Leading CRM Solutions to Dramatically Improve the Context around Leads and Customers

NEW YORK, O’REILLY WEB 2.0 EXPO, Sept. 16, 2008 – MindTouch, creator of an award-winning open-source social enterprise collaboration platform, and SnapLogic, the SaaS integration company, today announced Deki for CRM, enabling customers to derive greater value from their existing CRM systems such as SugarCRM and Salesforce.com through augmented intelligence and team collaboration.

Deki for CRM is a solution built [...]

With a wave of great new customers and several time consuming projects coming to fruition, July has been a great month for MindTouch. One of the larger projects reaching completion is the initial launch of a new MindTouch.com website. If you haven’t seen the new site I encourage you to take a look. More iterations to the site remain, but the foundation has been laid. What you’ll discover at the new website is a more accurate depiction of the power [...]