NewsForge: Open Source MetaDot Helps Organic Farmers Grow
Apr 14, 2005, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Organic Valley farming cooperative had a Web site and email
for its member farms, but it desperately needed a corporate-style
intranet to facilitate collaboration and better communication.
That's where the open source MetaDot project came in, replacing
phpWebSite as the sole point of reference for Organic Valley's
employees and members. Now that the organization is familiar with
open source software, it's finding open source alternatives may be
the answer to more software dilemmas.
"George Neill, director of IT for Organic Valley, says that
MetaDot's open source intranet portal software has enabled workers
to operate as a community..."