Integration of Open Source Systems for SME

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 8)


To support the enterprise requirements in the case of enterprise resource planning, customer requirements management, document management systems and business intelligence proprietary but also open source software can be used. This paper focus on the open source branch and shows on a model which fields should be considered in selecting the best bundle for integration of these open source products. Therefore, a market analysis was done to identify the small and medium enterprise requirements and in an ongoing process the best open source systems fitting together has been chosen and proved by some case studies. The rating criteria’s are license, the activity of the community and the proposed interfaces.


Open source software Enterprise resource planning Customer relationship management Business intelligence Document management Small and medium enterprises 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Applied Science KufsteinKufsteinAustria

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