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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Hugger-Mugger Fixes Goofed Open Source ERP Implementation

Jul 06, 2005, 22:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)

[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this link. ]

"The low cost and easy accessibility associated with open source applications make them very attractive to some companies. But, as yoga and exercise products manufacturer Hugger-Mugger discovered, love at first sight led to a hastily implemented and ultimately botched implementation of Compiere's open source ERP.

"The Salt Lake City-based Hugger-Mugger, a 23-year-old firm that chalks up annual revenues of about $5 million, quickly learned that too much, too soon can be as damaging in ERP deployments as too little, too late, according to company president Tom Chamberlain..."

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