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Improving User Experience in OpenBoxes

OpenBoxes is an open source Logistics Management Information System designed for government and non-profit health systems in the developing world. Historically, the OpenBoxes team has focused its efforts on remaining free and accessible to all who desire to implement the software. This means that software improvements have often been driven by available funding, and user experience improvements have not been a priority despite advocacy by the OpenBoxes team.

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OpenBoxes 0.8.15

This release includes improvements to the Putaway, Purchase Order, Product Supplier, Inventory Item features, performance improvements to Global Search and Edit Product page, as well as a new feature that gives users the ability to create Product Types that will act as templates when creating new products.

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OpenBoxes 0.8.14 Hotfix 1

This release includes improvements to the Email Notification and Purchase Order features, performance improvements to the Putaway feature, as well as a new feature that gives users the ability to add external links as documents to a stock movement or PO.

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Google Summer of Code

We have submitted an application for the Google Summer of Code this year and wanted to solicit some project ideas for students.

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DigitalOcean Marketplace

We’re very excited to announce that OpenBoxes 0.8.14 can now be installed as a DigitalOcean droplet using the 1-Click App DigitalOcean Marketplace.

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OpenBoxes 0.8.14

This release includes usability improvements to the Stock Movement, Receipt, Putaway, and Dashboard features, as well as a new Stock Request feature that allows you to place replenishment requests with another warehouse. Lastly, there were also several more enhancements to Purchase Order feature.

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OpenBoxes 0.8.13

This release includes improvements to the Purchase Order feature, new Quantity On Order reports, and a fill rate indicator for the dashboard.

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OpenBoxes 0.8.12

This release includes a ton of new features, improvements, and bug fixes.

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Need to Know: OpenBoxes and Supply Chain

The 2010 Haiti earthquake hit, and offers of in-kind donations came pouring in overnight. The need was unthinkable, and …

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Self-Service Deployment & User On-boarding

In collaboration with Partners In Health, we have submitted a concept note for the Digital Square’s Notice EO Phase 1 Shelf Readiness project and we need your feedback.

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