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KnowledgeTree is an enterprise-level open source document management application built with PHP & uses MySQL for storing the data.

It enables reaching documents via web, desktop or Microsoft Office applications (via an add-in) & sharing them become easier with integrated dicussion forums, e-mailing, tagging & more.

KnowledgeTree

With a role-based permission system, every user can view the documents they are permitted to, updates on documents are tracked & every user can connect with a different language to the system which is great for virtual, multilingual offices.

KnowledgeTree accepts adding documents in bulk (zipped), has built-in support for scanners & OCR softwares. Also, with the API support, it can be integrated with 3rd party softwares.

Besides those powerful features, the application has a powerful search module which works on numerous document types (Microsoft Office, PDF, OpenOffice, XML, HTML, RTF, text) & offers solutions to improve workflows.

Tasks Jr. is an open source to-do-list application that works web-based, has also a PDA interface & built with PHP/MySQL.

It enables you to create tasks with sub-tasks where they can have different due dates or priorities. The application has an option to remind the upcoming tasks daily via e-mail.

Tasks Jr.

Tasks can be sorted easily & a "search feature" helps finding them with keywords. It also has iCalendar support that makes sharing the tasks possible.

Tasks Jr. is multilingual & already translated to various languages.

P.S. The application is a light version of a payed application. Although not developed any more, it already offers the standard features & can be improved as it is open source.

Tracks is a web based, advanced & open source to-do-list (getting things done) application built with Ruby on Rails.

It comes with a built-in web server (WEbrick) which makes it easier to run on your own computer or it can be installed to any Ruby on Rails enabled web server.

Ruby on Rails To Do List Application

Application has a very slick interface & offers a high usability with drag’n drops & Ajaxed actions.

Tracks is a multi-user to-do-list application where everyone can have their own tasks.

Items can be categorized, proritized, scheduled & starred (for reaching them easier).

With a chart-supported statistics page, you can see the progress of your tasks, analyze them better like finding out which are your productive days, which task took more then expected & more.

Ruby on Rails To Do List

The application has a powerful feed support (text, iCal and RSS). You can subscribe to a list & get status updates for them.

Tracks also makes it possible to getting integrated with other apps. with its API. And, it provides a lightweight interface for mobile phones at  http://tarcksurl/mobile/.

OpenGoo is an open source web office for any company/team to create, collaborate, share and publish all its internal and external documents.

The application is in beta status & built with the mashup approach – by combining multiple solutions & offering it as a single package.

Open Source Web Office

Information that can be collaborated includes:

  • Text documents
  • Spreadsheets (coming soon)
  • Presentations
  • Task Lists
  • E-mails
  • Calendars
  • Web Links
  • Contacts

OpenGoo simply works in a XAMP (Apache, PHP, MySQL) environment.

Update (12th March 2010): OpenGoo is now named as Feng Office.

cyn.in is an open source collaboration software which helps teams to create collective knowledge.

It enables teams to share workspaces, applications, documents, files and digital content within a secure, unified environment & a web 2.0 interface.

Collaboration Software

Wikis, blogs, discussions, file repositories, events and web link-bases can be created & managed with a role based powerful access control.

Besides the users in the team, customers are also integrated to the application.

cyn.in is an amazing collaboration software with a very attractive user interface & is worth to take a look at.

And, it is platform independent, as it comes as a VMware instance which can be run via a VMware workstation, player or server.

activeCollab, a feature-rich project management & collaboration application, is giving away 3 Corporate licenses ($399 value/each) to WebResourcesDepot readers.

Details of the giveaway can be found inside the post.

What is activeCollab?

ActiveCollab is a well-planned tool that’ll organize & facilitate all your workflow once you begin to use it.

activeCollab Project Management

You install it on your server & get the full source code (PHP) which is great as you buy the application once and its yours forever.

And, you can customize it however you want in means of design & features (activeCollab is very flexible and you probably won’t need it).

It has all the features of such a system requires like:

  • Projects > milestones > tasks
  • Companies > users
  • Discussions
  • Assignments
  • Files
  • Tickets
  • Pages
  • And permissions.

activeCollab makes it impossible to miss a deadline as it has a status messages and reminders feature which informs users with their upcoming duties and also notifies them when something important for them happened in the project (like "a file related to your task is uploaded").

activeCollab Calendar

The application has a slick interface, you can switch from one project to another with few clicks & find what you need easily. Besides that, it is optimized for mobile devices and printing.

And, a good feature is the versioning in the pages section. You, or your customers can enter data anytime and you’ll be able to reach every version of it.

activeCollab has other beautiful features which you’ll like. Click here to check them all.

To give a try to activeCollab with the free hosted demo, click here.

How to win the free licenses?

Just comment to this post with at least "I want the license" text besides any other comment.

Winners will be selected randomly from commenters 1 week later (07.21.2008) with the SQL query below:

SELECT * FROM wp_comments WHERE comment_post_id=400 AND comment_approved=1 AND comment_type='' GROUP BY comment_author_email ORDER BY RAND() LIMIT 3

Good luck to all : ).

Update: Giveaway is ended & winners are announced here.

ClockingIT is an open source task – time tracking & project management application (normall a free hosted app. & source code is available) built with Ruby on Rails.

With a slick Ajaxed interface and providing information in every step of creating projects or tasks, ClockingIT is a very user-friendly application.

Ruby on Rails Time And Task Management

It is a complete solution for managing projects within a team as it offers nice tools like an integrated wiki, forum & a Facebook-like chat within team members.

Features of this free Ruby on Rails application:

  • no restrictions or limits
  • time tracking & reports
  • milestones & due dates
  • tagging & search
  • timeline & activity log
  • notifications, rss & iCal
  • integrated wiki, forum & chat
  • multilanguage

Streber is a free wiki driven project management tool written in php5.

Freelancers and small teams can easily setup projects and keep track of tasks, issues, bugs, efforts etc.

It is a very user-friendly application with hidden details like right mouse-button brings up context-menus or navigation can be done with keyboard.

Free Wiki Project Management Application

Some features of this open source project management tool:

  • Tasks can have project-specific labels and categories
  • Tasks can be grouped hierarchically
  • Tasks can have required tasks
  • Tasks can be extended by issue-reports and linked to project-versions
  • Tasks can be grouped to mile-stones and groups
  • Multilangual and already comes with several languages
  • Project-user-rights can be adjusted (for ex: to provide clients a limited view of the current project state)
  • Version controlled upload of files
  • Advanced formatting with wiki syntax
  • Complete change history of anything
  • Notification mails on change
  • & more..

Streber requires a PHP5 enabled web server + MySQL as the database.

Intervals time and task tracking service was giving away 2 annual "Not So Basic" time and task tracking accounts ($600 value/each) to WebResourcesDepot readers. To remind:

What is Intervals?

Whether you are billing your customers hourly or not, you need to find out & analyze where your (or your team’s) valuable time is being spent to produce much more effectively.

Intervals Time Tracking Application

Intervals is a complete solution to this problem. You can manage projects, tasks and track the time for every task & project. It has a built-in invoicing system, ability to reach detailed work histories, real-time vs actual budget reports & more.

And the winners:

Lucky WebResourcesDepot readers of this giveaway are Alex & Brian.

Thanks to everyone and Intervals for contributing and this nice giveaway.

Intervals, a solid web-based time tracking and task management service with powerful reporting features, is giving away  2 "Not So Basic" annual plan accounts ($600 value / each) to WebResourcesDepot readers.

Information about how to get the chance to win the accounts can be found at the bottom of this post.

Intervals Tasks

What is Intervals?

Whether you are billing your customers hourly or not, you need to find out & analyze where your (or your team’s) valuable time is being spent to produce much more effectively.

Intervals is a complete solution to this problem. You can manage projects, tasks and track the time for every task & project. It has a built-in invoicing system, ability to reach detailed work histories, real-time vs actual budget reports & more.

Time TrackingIntervals Timers

Use the web based timer, add time manually, track time on every task you do, or track general time. Time is money, and you need to know where it goes. If you are losing time, it can kill your margins.

   

Task Management And Workflow

Intervals Tasks
Intervals has a flexible task management system. Tasks include document uploads, document versioning, notes and comments, due dates, task status, and daily email reminders about what is due.


Project Management Intervals Reports

The project management part is very easy to use as it hits the sweet spot between so simple it doesn’t do enough and so complicated no one will use it.

 

Document / File Storage

Intervals Docs
Add any type of files to the tasks or projects. Plus, Intervals versions your files so you can track iterations over time. Don’t like the latest evolution? Just revert to a previous document with one click.

  

Invoicing

Intervals Invoicing
For those businesses that rely on accurate time tracking and billing, the process is streamlined.

If you don’t bill based on actual work performed, you can create a freestyle invoice and roll it however you like it.

 

Conclusion

Intervals is specially ideal for small businesses; including designers, web shops, consultants, IT services firms, and communications companies that bill on an hourly or project basis.

If you are looking for a web-based solution that will keep your work-day organized, let you know the status of the projects that your team is working on with instant snapshots of user & task activities + provide you invoicing features, click here to check out Intervals (you can also create a 30 day trial account to test the system).

How to win the free accounts?

It is enough that you comment to this post with at least "I want a free account" text in the comment (detailed comments are always appreciated but does not effect the chance to win :) ).

Winners will be picked with the query below randomly on 05.22.2008 (1 week later).

The query: SELECT * FROM wp_comments WHERE comment_post_id=291 AND comment_approved=1 AND comment_type='' GROUP BY comment_author_email ORDER BY RAND() LIMIT 2

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