Enfold Systems Uses Journyx To Track ROI Of Open Source Technology
Chooses Journyx Timesheet As Their Project Management And Time-Tracking Solution
Sep. 30, 2006 02:00 AM
Enfold Systems -- provider of Windows integrated open source content management solutions, is using Journyx Timesheet software to track the investment in its open source software (OSS) while balancing the growth of the company. The fact that Journyx Timesheet is built on open source technology was a major factor for Enfold Systems in choosing Timesheet as their project management and time- tracking solution.
Journyx -- the first company to provide Web-based time-tracking and project accounting solutions that guide customers to per-person, per-project profitability -- writes its Timesheet software (available as both an ASP and on a standard license basis) in Python. An OSS interpreter is provided with each Journyx software shipment. On Linux, Journyx ships Apache (a Web server) and PostgreSQL (an SQL database server) in OSS as a part of the application.
"Journyx Timesheet allows us to track user time and monitor project budgets even though 60 percent of our company's resources are located outside the United States," said Toby Roberts, Vice President of Enfold Systems. "Timesheet helps us improve project budgeting -- monitoring our actual costs versus estimates -- and enabled us to submit more accurate proposals. Additionally, Timesheet allows us to track the ROI in our software products."
"Journyx is happy to be working with Enfold Systems, a company that shares our enthusiasm for the open source movement. Open source developers benefit from a reduction in the friction-to-idea exchange that commercial enterprises engender through the use of lawyers, contracts and payments," said Curt Finch, CEO of Journyx. "OSS developers experiment with new tools immediately instead of paying for legally licensed access to technologies. OSS is winning the minds of developers -- and that is precious real estate."