Reposted from OpenLMIS
The release of OpenLMIS version 3 is truly something to celebrate – it is the result of an extraordinary collaboration of organizations and individuals around the world.
Teams from multiple countries contributed technical requirements, defined business processes, and wrote countless hours of code for the latest iteration of OpenLMIS, a powerful, enterprise class logistics management information system (LMIS).
The OpenLMIS Initiative’s mission is to make a high quality, powerful LMIS software available in low-resource environments – providing high-quality logistics management to improve health commodity distribution in low- and middle-income countries. OpenLMIS increases data visibility, helping supply chain managers identify and respond to commodity needs, particularly at health facilities where lack of data significantly impacts the availability of key medicines and vaccines.
Over the last year, software development teams led by VillageReach in the U.S. and SolDevelo in Poland completely redesigned the core software architecture of OpenLMIS, using a micro-service approach to create a more flexible and extensible architecture.
As of today, an initial set of services is now accessible under this new architecture, providing users a high degree of customization without changing the core code. Users can choose which features they want to…