Packaged Product Based on OSS Components

The mention of ‘Open Source Software’ conjures up a mixture of thoughts such as:

On a positive note:

  1. Free software
  2. Very reliable, robust and well tested components
  3. Can be modified and used
  4. Selfless developers working on this
  5. Lots of review points before it is released
  6. Mostly each component exposes and operates on open standard and protocols

On a negative note:

  1. Who owns the solution and who will support this?
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Welcome Address by Mr. Tarun Malaviya at 3rd Collaboration Retreat 2012

Following is an abridged version of the speech delivered by Mr. Tarun Malaviya (Co-founder and CEO at Mithi) during 3rd Collaboration Retreat 2012 held in September 2012 at Pune (India). … Read the rest

Email Mobility at Lower Cost

Email is one of the oldest and most widely used internet applications as it is both cheap and fast (instant). However, we, in India seem to be missing out this great opportunity for two main reasons:

  1. Fixed-line and PC penetration is very low in India and mostly concentrated in the urban areas.
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Survey Report – Trends in Collaboration Technology and Open Source Software, 2011-2012

Mithi has recently published the survey report on Trends in Collaboration Technology and Open Source Software. The survey was based on the feedback given by 100 participants during the 2nd Collaboration Retreat 2011, an annual event for select CXOs and Delegates organized by Mithi in Sept 2011.… Read the rest

Alternative to accessing a Single mailbox by multiple users

Many Email solutions like MS Exchange, Lotus Notes, etc provide a feature where multiple users can access the same mailbox. Each of these users can login with their own credentials, see a common mailbox, and can read/ reply to any of the mail.… Read the rest