In some projects for friends-and-family clients, I'm investigating open-source, Web-based software solutions in these categories, and hoping my site-visiting friends can point me to more options.
- Accounting: I'm checking out WebERP, and it seems powerful, but focused on wholesale or retail businesses that keep inventory instead of service businesses. Know of good options for those?
Just a quick shout-out: My pal Steve Yelvington has posted several items in recent days describing Morris Communications' development and deployment of a new site management system grounded in Drupal.
I'm a Drupal fan, natch, but even if you are not, these posts will be worth your time. Steve describes in detail the decisionmaking processes that led to building and organizing the administrative tools -- be they custom work or stock Drupal modules.