… at least according Smile, a French consulting company.
ERP5 va même jusqu’à gérer les paies alors qu’aucun autre ERP libre n’est allé aussi loin
Which roughly translates to:
ERP5 even manage payroll, while any other free software ERP has gone as far
Hey wait. I wrote this module!
And here is their final evaluation (0 is the lowest, 5 the highest note) of all payroll systems for each ERP (from page 88):
|Compiere GPL||☆☆☆☆☆ (0/5)|
As you can see I not only got the first place: I wiped out the competition.
Sorry for the shameless self-promotion, but I was so happy to get this distinction after so many pain trying to transform laws into code that I couldn’t resist… :)
These modules were so extensive that I wrote a detailed tutorial based on them. As it was the only comprehensive documentation available on ERP5, my work virtually became the ERP5’s bible for developers for a while.
This document was enough of a reference to be cited in a couple of academic papers from 2006 to 2009:
The irony is that after leaving the open-source ERP world in 2007, I was recruited by Smile in 2011, the very same company which produced the original white paper. My job? Working full on OpenERP, the direct competitor of ERP5.