[ubuntu-my] MyOSS Meetup August 2007 - Why FOSS for Small Business

Ezwan Aizat Bin Abdullah Faiz aizat.faiz at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 12:39:45 BST 2007

Thursday, August 2nd 7:30 PM

What - Meetup Agenda
7:30pm - 7:45pm Meet each other
7:45pm - 7:50pm Opening by the Organizer
8:00pm - 8:45pm Why FOSS for Small Business? By Khairil Yusof
8:45pm - 9:30pm Open Discussion

Benefits of Lower costs and risks

    * no feature restrictions
    * better use of old hardware
    * license free upgrades
    * vendor independence
    * less increase in IT costs as your business grows

Overview of Software and Services

    * Desktop
    * Office Productivity
    * Accounting, POS
    * CRM
    * Firewall/Internet Sharing
    * Printer/File Sharing
    * Email/Calendar
    * Knowledge Management Systems
    * Thin clients - Make use of older PCs

Licensing and Support

    * How do these licenses affect me?
    * What licenses are available?
    * What rights do I have?
    * Do I have to share everything?
    * Am I liable? Who supports it?
    * How/Where do I find support?

Target Audience

    * Small businesses
    * FOSS service providers


Free. No registration required, just come right in, have a seat, and
join the crowd.


aizat.faiz at gmail.com


OUM Angkasa Raya
Open University Malaysia
Floor\Tingkat 3, Bangunan Angkasa Raya,
Jalan Ampang,
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
TEL: 60-3-2148 8400

Located near Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC)
15 minute walk from the KLCC LRT station.
Praying facilities are available on the campus.

About MyOSS Meetups

Interested in helping out the Free and Open Source Community in
Check out http://foss.org.my/projects/meetups/howto

If you would like to do a presentation, please contact me at the above
email address.

Learn more about the MyOSS Meetups at
http://foss.org.my/projects/meetups/about .

This meetup is possible due to the support and facilities provided by
Open University Malaysia.

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