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Impact of Big Data on Enterprise Integration

This article explains the new challenges in enterprise integration caused by the advent of big data, and presents some approaches to overcome them. Big data is the latest buzz-word in the industry. At…

Document management

Document Management with OpenKM

Document management is an immensely complex task for organisations, where several people work on multiple documents, each of which probably has more than one version. How long can one depend on memory for…

Customer relationship management

Quickly Get Set, Go with SugarCRM

In this article, we take a look at SugarCRM, an open source, cloud-based Customer Relationship Management solution. We know that organisations and enterprises, big or small, can save a lot (in terms of…

Art of Illusion

Art of Illusion: Creating Digital Art the Easy Way, Part 1

Want to create great looking digital art? You don’t need to buy expensive hardware and software like Maya or Photoshop. The Art of Illusion comes to your rescue. This simple yet very powerful…

Pie charts with Open Flash Charts

Draw Great Graphs with Open Flash Charts, Part 2

In the first part of this series, I gave a brief introduction to Open Flash Charts (OFC) and discussed how to draw bar charts with it. In this article, I will explain how…

Time to PICloud

PiCloud — An Easy Way To the Cloud

This article provides an introduction to PiCloud, a cloud computing solution. There are three components to PiCloud: PiCloud refers to the cloud computing infrastructure provided by PiCloud Inc. Client refers to the computer…

FOSS in Academic Institutions

FOSS in Academic Institutions

In recent years, we have seen open source being widely adapted by many organisations around the world — not only because of its cost-effectiveness, but also because of its stability, reliability, flexibility and…

Programming tools for Linux

Programming Tools for Linux

This article is not so much about the various languages, as the programming tools that can be used to write programs using the languages. When students first start taking programming courses at various…

Building Image Processing Embedded Systems using Python

Building Image Processing Embedded Systems using Python, Part 3

The third and final part of this series [Part 1 & Part 2] shows you how to use the pySerial module, Arduino, and finally, how to combine everything learnt so far to build…

Lisp warning!

Lisp: Tears of Joy, Part 10

Lisp has been hailed as the world’s most powerful programming language. But only the top percentile of programmers use it, because of its cryptic syntax and academic reputation. This is rather unfortunate, since…

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