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Re: NoumberFour AG :: Serious Competitor

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陈帆
- 12/30/2014 23:23:18
+1, improve the existed function first, thanks,

On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 4:02 AM, Mario Arias <the.clone.master@gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry, but we can not talk about going mainstream and global if we are not
> able to provide such basic elements like accurate "today sales report"
> because of timezone problems...
> Or just say "POS is not compatible with Anglo Saxon Accounting" and close
> reported issues...
>
> Odoo's biggest contender right now is itself...  There are so many "small"
> ignored or pending issues affecting Odoo... Ask any customer if they prefer
> a pretty web site or accurate accounting reports that don't change output
> data if you create them in the morning or late in the evening...
>
> Focus more on fixing these issues, and less in comparing to others, and that
> market will be ours...   ;-)
>
> Regards,
> -Mario
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 5:59 AM, Stuart J Mackintosh <sjm@opusvl.com> wrote:
>>
>> Fabien,
>> 
> cite="mid:CANRftavs0vpX7AfOcD84t8s=tXYSUerMYtefJ=oeWvZZqsyb8w@mail.gmail.com" >> type="cite"> >> >> But our main challenge is much bigger. We need to move forward quickly to >> be the first to crack the SME equation and reach the other 80% of the >> market. The first product that will succeed will explode and become >> mainstream. >> >> >> I think this is the key point, history tells us that it is not the >> technically best product that becomes mainstream, but the one that gets >> excellent market coverage, is able to win hearts and minds, and has >> stickyness. The opportunity at stake is for a global market, but every >> client who invests will make their decision at a very local level based on >> services available. >> >> Unlike web browsers, office apps and online storage, an ERP system needs >> local support and consultancy skills to implement well and ensure the client >> gets the best value out of it. >> The large players have failed to capture the SME space as they made >> disproportionate revenues from the larger players so did not need to look >> for further markets and is now too late to adapt (unless they buy their way >> in). Xero etc are relatively simple so although are easy to implement, will >> never provide the depth and value that an ERP can. >> >> The winner of the mainstream market will be whoever can maintain a network >> of local, capable and professional ERP consultants, keep strong community >> support and remain Open Source, and operate a workable business model to >> afford the marketing, promotional and supporting services. >> >> This is a lot to balance, and Odoo may be leading the way just now but it >> must maintain engagement of partners and the community. >> >> SJM >> >> >> -- >> >> Stuart J Mackintosh >> >> Director / Owner >> >> <img alt="OpusVL Logo" src="cid:part1.04090100.08020501@opusvl.com" >> height="38" width="150"> >> >> Business software solutions - Joined-up, flexible & open >> >> * Open Source Specialists >> >> Drury House >> >> Drury Lane >> >> Rugby >> >> CV21 3DE >> >> T: 01788 298 450 >> >> DDI: 01788 298 457 >> >> E: sjm@opusvl.com >> >> W: http://opusvl.com >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Mailing-List: https://www.odoo.com/groups/community-59 >> Post to: mailto:community@mail.odoo.com >> Unsubscribe: https://www.odoo.com/groups?unsubscribe > > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing-List: https://www.odoo.com/groups/community-59 > Post to: mailto:community@mail.odoo.com > Unsubscribe: https://www.odoo.com/groups?unsubscribe -- Jeffery -kunshan