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OpenApp

55 Fitzwilliam Square
2 - Dublin
Ireland
353 1 614 5978
353 1 614 5979

OpenApp was founded in 2002. We provide development, support and training for Open Source technologies and applications based on Zope, Linux, StarOffice (and related technologies). We are currently 8 full time employees, self funded and breaking even.

Our customers include:

1. Beaumont Hospital, the second largest hospital in Ireland  - Laboratory Document Management, Hospital Intranet, Oncology Review Board, Poisons Office DM, Physiotherapy Scheduling, Cleaning Audit System, A&E Notes Application all built on Zope, Plone and Nuxeo CPS. We have also built and support their email, groupware, systems management and various other open source technology deployment and training initiatives.
2. Health Service Executive - partnered with Siemens Business Systems - Health Atlas Ireland, built with Nuxeo CPS, Zope3, Mapserver, PostGIS, R and supporting libraries. This application, due to complete in October 2006, will be a countrywide deployment. (still in development)
3. MediaTeam - News Site and newsletter management for www.techcentral.ie and www.techzone.ie built on Plone and many add on products.
4. eIFL - Electronic Information for Libraries - an advocacy group for the availability of electronic resources for libraries in developing countries - multilingual collaboration site built on Zope3 and Nuxeo CPS.
5. CHPower - an Electricity supplier - Customer Management and Billing System - mostly bespoke application built originally on Plone but mostly Python and Zope now.
6. We have run a number of Zope and Plone Training Classes using materials from Beehive.
7. We have other customers for Linux Thin Clients and related infrastructure.
8. We published 'StarOffice for ECDL - A Practical Guide' in partnership with Blackrock Education Centre - the first non Microsoft material accredited for ECDL or ICDL worldwide. We are also in the process of having 'The StarOffice Training Room' accredited - a Learning managemement system built on Nuxeo CPS in collaboration with Blackrock Education Centre and OpenForum Europe.

Our Community contributions include:

1. Zope, Plone and CPS contributions - Plone Banner Manager(Simon Michael), RML Page Templates (Michael Kerrin), PrimaGIS for Zope3(Michael Kerrin, Con Hennessey, Sean Gilles), Webdav for Zope3(M Kerrin), Twisted for Zope3 and CPS (M Kerrin), code commits to Zope and Python Cartographic Objects(ZCO and PCL), and some Zope3 bug fixes
2. OpenOffice - Con Hennessy was a member of the first management council of OOo and moderator of some lists.
3. Founders and chair OpenIreland - Open Source advocacy effort in Ireland - partnered with OpenForum Europe, Ireland members of TOF-E, an eTen supported OSS initiative. brought Paul Everitt to Ireland to talk at the ICT Expo in 2004.

References:
The MediaTeam
TechCentral.ie is Ireland's online resource for information technology news. It is a Plone based multi channel news site with hosted advertisements and personalised newsletters.
CHPower
Customer management and billing system for an electricity supply company.
Beaumont Hospital Dublin
OpenApp have provided a combination of training, mentoring, development and support to Beaumont Hospital Dublin, over the last few years.
Health Atlas Ireland
Health Atlas Ireland is an open source application developed to bring health related datasets, statistical tools and GIS together in a web environment to add value to existing health data. The application is part of the PloneGov project, an international Plone and Zope based e-government collaborative initiative.