UAB Foundation

Carles Hilario Apr 24, 2014

An agreement signed between the Fundació Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (FUAB) and NaN·tic allow all International Trade students to use Tryton in their practical classes. Tryton is 100% open source high performance business management software.

The Foundation UAB students of International Trade will use Tryton. Tryton is the 100% open source business management solution used by several companies around the world. The catalan company NaN·tic will deploy and set up this software for 30 students ensuring them "a 100% real experience" during their practical classes starting next fall. This means that they are going to learn how to manage business opportunities (CRM), budgeting, purchasing, production, logistics and picking, projects, controls and quality indexes, billing... to summarize: all Tryton’s functionalities. NaN·tic will also provide assistance and technical support to all the teachers staff to ensure a fully course optimization.

Albert Cervera, NaN·tic co-founder and Tryton’s Foundation board member, explained that "this agreement will let students work in a technological environment like those that can be found in any business. Using this tool they’ll improve their knowledge of business management and, by extension, their chances to land on the job market". In addition, Cervera also noted that "with this deal UAB Foundation obtains an ERP with large benefits and with excellent growth prospects, while Tryton is introduced to the university thankfully to an institution as prestigious as the UAB Foundation". Albert Cervera remarked the importance of recognition to the open source technologies by highly reputed institutions as university foundations. Cervera is totally convinced that this type of agreement can be replicated by many other universities anywhere in the world.

About Tryton: Is a three-tiers high-level general purpose application platform under the license GPL-3 written in Python and using PostgreSQL as database engine. It is the core base of a complete business solution providing modularity, scalability and security. The core of Tryton provides all the necessary functionalities for a complete application framework: data persistence, extensive modularity, users management, workflow and report engines, web services and internationalization. Thus constituting a complete application platform which can be used for any relevant purpose.

About UAB Foundation: The Fundació Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (FUAB) is an institution created within the Autonomous University of Barcelona to collaborate in developing and conducting educational projects complementary to their academic programs. Also wants to promote new management systems. Professional studies about International Trade aim of training top skilled professionals for companies that have a presence and activity in the international arena.