Open Source Code
OPEN SOURCE 4th Quarter® has been designed
to provide an open source platform for the development of accounting-based
business systems. It is unique in this regard because such a product
could not be developed until we invented the methods required to
Every level of 4th Quarter, from the patented
structure of the data, to the program code and the graphical
user interface, has been designed to support a maintainable system
that is both powerful and customizable.
The core accounting system is sufficiently generic
to handle the accounting needs of any mid-sized business with little,
if any, need for customization. And while the full 4Q suite requires
no customization, its greatest strength lies the ability that support
customization in any of its areas, at a variety of levels, using
a range of proprietary tools and structures.
If you want an automated control system, and your
business delivers unique value, then you will benefit from a system
that can be customized to match your unique services. To remain
competitive and to respond quickly as your business grows you must
have an information system that can evolve.
The 4th Quarter platform, with its suite of configuration
and customization options, provides the widest range of deployment
options, the highest ability to evolve after installation, the lowest
risk, and the lowest costs of any system available.