Category Archives: Kontact

MyKolab.com: Building the Open Source Cloud service that was missing

In January this year we started the MyKolab beta phase and last week we finally moved it to its production environment, just in time for the Swiss national day. This seemed oddly fitting since the Swiss national day celebrates its … Continue reading

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Kolab 3.0: Update,overview and release plans

Almost half a year ago I had the pleasure to write the Kolab 3.0 primer, and ways of getting involved. Optimistically I scheduled the release for May/June 2012 in that posting. Attentive readers may have noticed that it is no … Continue reading

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A bridge leading nowhere: Outlook-centric groupware

I have a confession to make. I do not believe that Windows is the future of the Free Software desktop. Perhaps you wonder why I feel it necessary to make this point? A surprising number of Free Software (or Open … Continue reading

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When you go to FOSDEM…

…don’t forget to pack your résumé. If you’re looking for a job working on Free Software/Open Source, or want a change of positions, that is. At the current point in time I am aware of existing openings for all sorts … Continue reading

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The Kolab Story

I’ve been woefully aware that while I did write about having chosen Kolab as my next challenge, I have consequently failed to communicate the most exciting part of why this became my challenge. So let me try to tell you … Continue reading

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And the challenge is… Kolab!

The veil is finally lifted. After months of discussions and four months of preparation in Osnabrück, including a fight for dear life in the snow during the Battle of Osnabrück alongside my new comrade in arms from Scotland, Paul Adams, … Continue reading

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