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Tiki Advantages

Development StagesDevelopment Time Website StructureWhy Tiki?


Why Do We Use Tiki Groupware?

www.Tiki.org

✔ 'All-in-One' Program

Tiki includes all the basic needs most organizations demand today...
  • think versatile, all rounder
    • the Swiss Army knife or 'smart phone' of the IT world
  • not narrow and specialized ''
    • i.e. webStore, Blog, Calendar, Planner, CRM, ERP, etc.''
  • also, should you want to 'push the limits'
    • it's highly customizable because it's genuine Open Source

✔ Business Grade

Strong case for business use...
  • Genuine Open Source software
    • makes transferring data between programs significantly easier
  • Five year LTS versions ('Long Term Support')
    • because 99% of end users don't like changes!
  • Zero 3rd party plugins
    • that could stop development, turn paid, etc.
  • over 15 years in development
  • active developer community
  • uses latest technologies to keep it future-proof
  • multi-lingual for global use

✔ Databases (called 'Trackers')

Used for gathering and reporting data of any type...
  • Work Order Entry
  • Client on-line orders
  • Billing / Invoicing
  • Expense Management
  • Warehousing
  • etc.

✔ Wiki pages (i.e. webpages)

A 'blank sheet of paper' for doing whatever you like...
  • add a web form ('Tracker') to gather data
  • or display a report of that data ('Tracker List')
  • use it to
    • share information
    • show a presentation
    • create a training manual
    • or print-screen help pages
    • display a YouTube video or slideshow
    • etc.

✔ User Contributions

Users can participate on many levels...
  • no programming knowledge necessary
  • Tiki is very easy to learn and advance quickly
    • BASIC:
      • create and edit internal or external wiki pages (web pages)
      • contribute to or admin a Calendar
      • create or modify existing databases (Trackers)
      • create or modify File Galleries folders i.e. file exchange
    • INTERMEDIATE:
      • modify existing databases ('Trackers')
      • create and edit new databases ('Trackers')
      • manage users
    • ADVANCED:
      • Site settings management
      • user and group permissions management
    • ADMIN. LEVEL:
      • site back-up and maintenance

✔ File Galleries

Basically, a copy of DropBox...
  • the files you need, anytime, any device, any browser
  • for exchanging or archiving files
  • eliminates the need to set up your own server to exchange files

✔ Calendar

For unifying your business or organization's ecosystem...
  • employees, contractors, clients, etc.
  • can be used as a passive HR tool
  • keeps everyone connected and up to date

✔ News Blog

For displaying the latest news...
  • your news or just reposting relevant articles
  • great for CSRCorporate Social Responsibility compliance

✔ User Management

For any type of registered user...
  • employees
  • contractors
  • clients
  • suppliers
  • one-time access
  • etc.

✔ Permissions Management

Any level you choose...
  • from macro 'global' to granular 'object' permissions
    • group level
    • users level
    • object level (i.e. File Gallery folders, Trackers, etc.)
  • view, edit, create, delete, upload/download, etc.

✔ So much more

Over a 100 internally managed plugins...
  • maps
  • forums
  • video conferencing
  • newsletters
  • polls and surveys
  • etc.