6. Open source adoption rate

Learn the response to the sixth question in SearchCRM.com's exclusive open source CRM quiz. Read the answer and more detailed information on open source technology and vendors.


6. Open source adoption rate

True or False? According to some experts, the low level of awareness surrounding the open source model will change as open source is covered more in the press.

a) True
b) False

ANSWER: A

According to open source guru Bernard Golden, awareness about open source CRM will also continue to grow in the coming years with more coverage in the press. In January 2006, Golden predicted that stories about open source CRM would become common in the mainstream technology press and even general business publications. Many of these stories would compare open source CRM with Software as a Service (SaaS) CRM and conclude that many organizations may be better served with an open source product.

"The primary impediment to open source CRM adoption will, ironically enough, be tied to the increased awareness about it." he said. "As more mainstream organizations consider using open source CRM, they will call for more business-oriented analysis of how the products can improve their financial results and customer satisfaction."

< Previous answer


Next answer >

Return to the answer page
Return to the quiz

This was first published in October 2006

Dig deeper on Marketing management and strategy

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

This Content Component encountered an error
Close