August 5, 2009

The best free open source software for Windows

If you run Microsoft Windows, you owe it to yourself to try these 10 killer open source apps -- InfoWorld's top picks

July 13, 2009

Office 2010 looks solid and smooth

Microsoft's technical preview packs a streamlined look and feel, co-authoring and collaboration hooks, and numerous refinements, with the promise of Office Web apps to come

June 30, 2009

The better Office alternative: SoftMaker Office bests OpenOffice.org

SoftMaker Office 2008 shows superior compatibility with Microsoft Office formats, while OpenOffice.org 3.1 underwhelms

June 30, 2009

Office-compatibility torture test

SoftMaker Office shines and OpenOffice.org falters in InfoWorld's Office-fidelity face-off

June 30, 2009

First look: Microsoft Office 2010

An early Community Technology Preview reveals the obligatory Windows 7 flash, a more smoothly integrated Outlook, easy macro-like automation, and the blissful end to nested-menu tedium

June 30, 2009

The many faces of OpenOffice

Variants from IBM, Novell, Sun, and elsewhere tout a variety of advantages over the OpenOffice.org core

June 30, 2009

Why is Microsoft Office so hard to kill?

Apart from the popularity of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, Office happens to be the world's most successful rapid application development platform

June 25, 2009

Bending the back office: Open source CRM and ERP

SugarCRM, Openbravo, and Compiere tap the power of open source development to make customization easy, but the line between community and commercial is quickly crossed

June 23, 2009

Can you manage an iPhone like a BlackBerry?

Apple's iPhone 3.0 OS and iPhone Configuration Utility 2.0 extend the iPhone's enterprise-class management and security features. The InfoWorld Test Center sees how far they really go

June 10, 2009

Telepresence shatters communication barriers

From high-end suites to tabletop codecs, telepresence systems create a near face-to-face experience at increasingly affordable prices

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