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Event emphasizes “365 Days to Return on Investment” achieved with improved business processes and supply chain operational benefits

The success of xTupleCon 2014 is evidence of the business value of open source, declare senior research analysts in attendance at xTuple’s second global user conference.



Business partners receive accolades for achievement in sales, technical expertise, implementation success, and customer support and satisfaction

Open source business software vendor xTuple announces honors for top performers among its customers, partners, and open source community members. The company’s successful global user conference posted a 50 per cent growth...

Thanks to everyone who joined us for xTupleCon 2014. It was a great week - from Woz-mania, to some great in-depth pre-conference workshops, to the post-conference partner meeting... and of course, the two full days of regular sessions and keynotes.

By Daniel Pocock, Software Engineer

In 2013, Debian participated in both rounds of the GNOME Outreach Program for Women (OPW). The first round was run in conjunction with GSoC and the second round was a standalone program. The publicity...

By Ted Rohm

xTuple, an award winning open source ERP vendor, recently held its user conference — xTupleCon 2014 — in its home town of Norfolk, VA. xTuple’s mission is stated simply: “To help companies of all sizes successfully implement powerful and easy-to-use open source ERP software, to grow their business profitably.” The conference brought together a global community of open source...

By Reynolds Hutchins

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak regaled a crowded Chrysler Hall last Tuesday, recounting stories of his rise to fame from high school outcast to celebrated inventor.

By Reynolds Hutchins

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak was the headliner at the Norfolk Forum Tuesday night, where he also served as the opening act for xTupleCon 2014, the international open source ERP conference held by the eponymous Norfolk-based enterprise software company.

xTuple — affordable software designed for wholesale plumbing distributors. Priced for distributors of all sizes. xTuple runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, mobile devices or in the cloud. Features include robust accounting with fully integrated CRM, Sales Order/Quote Entry interface to Vendor Catalogs or Trade Service.

by Tara Bozick

Ned Lilly wanted his company's next conference to be twice as big as the first. He didn't anticipate that a "wonderful happy coincidence" would also mean giving xTupleCon attendees a night with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

By Tara Bozick

“How could Hampton Roads attract more tech talent?” I recently asked Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple. “What do you have to have to become a tech hot spot like Austin or San Francisco?

by Fred Blauer

While many of these application projects have been around for years, they have not been sitting still. They've been creating mobile-friendly front ends, adding POS (point of sale) capabilities, providing integrations with other systems, and invariably, expanding the deployment options with SaaS editions. You'll find plenty that's new in this year's crop of open source...


Publishes xTupleCon14 mobile app, extends registration, and adds new specialized developer workshop

With the addition of new event features, xTuple announced today the extension of open registration to October 3, 2014, for the Software Company’s global user conference. Featuring an opening keynote and reception with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, and dozens of...


Commonwealth of Virginia-sponsored Trade Mission delivers xTuple’s team of business technology experts to Greater Toronto Area

xTuple announces the Greater Toronto Area Business Showcase to be held on Friday 19 September 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport, part of the Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program.

The fly-in event brings...


Registration deadline approaches for World’s #1 Open Source ERP global user conference

Seats at xTuple’s global ERP user summit (#xTupleCon14) are filling fast, as the hotel room block and conference registration deadline of September 15 approaches.

At last year's inaugural xTupleCon, CEO Ned Lilly warned attendees that the 2014 theatrical release of "X-Men:...

Back-to-school rewards for global user conference (#xTupleCon14) attendees: xTuple announces the immediate availability of xTuple University (xTupleU) — an online learning center for the enterprise software open source community. During the beta period, registered users enjoy complimentary, unlimited access to all training videos on the site.

By David Gordon

ERP companies are integral to the success of electrical distributors as they control, or impact (in no particular order) order processing, inventory, pricing, supply chain issues (EDI, VMI, SPAs), delivery (and routing), accounting / finance, purchasing, credit, invoicing, collections, customer service and now they are even more involved in marketing (through CRM), data...

For those of us with kids, it's back-to-school time in the U.S. Some are moving into high school for the first time, some are (gulp) off to college. What better time for us to overhaul our own educational offerings, and introduce... xTuple University!


Prizes include Google Glass, mobile warehouse barcode scanners, and a chance to meet Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

xTuple invites developers worldwide to the company’s next open source developer contest, haxTuple 2014, a month-long hackathon and bug derby.

As in previous incarnations, xTuple opens its Qt/C++ Desktop client bug-shooting derby to the global...


User conference for World’s #1 Open Source ERP highlights innovation, from Woz to Glass

‘Days of Future Apps’ aptly describes the theme for xTuple’s global ERP user conference this October, as the complete xTupleCon14 agenda is announced.

In addition to hearing opening...


Open source software leader partners with oldest speakers' forum in the U.S.

xTuple CEO Ned Lilly announced today that pass-holders to the company’s “ultimate user conference” will enjoy the legendary Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, as opening VIP keynote speaker, thanks to a partnership...