Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Target Process announces a Free Community Version

TargetProcess announced yesterday on their product blog the availability of the "Free Community Edition" of TargetProcess:

You may request and download On-Site version with 5-users licenses included....

[T]he Community Edition has no restrictions at all! It is a full featured version (yes, you have ALL features included: integrated bug tracking, test cases management, subversion integration, time sheets, Web Services API, etc). Moreover, Community Edition has no expiration date.

Read the announcement on thier product blog
This is a nice concept. I just today had chat with a colleague of mine who manages venture funded (and pre-venture funded) start-ups and asked me what software he should use. In a start-up, once the ball is rolling, you don't have to worry so much about money. It's available from revenue. Before that point, money comes from investors and is extremely tight. This concept let's him use a tool and get his processes down without any limitations or cash-out. When he is larger, he can pay his fair share...