Glasgow - first steps and first meeting

Following the excellent work begun in Edinburgh by Graham Clarkston and Marcus Wilson - an event has been organised for Friday 11th May to allow third sector organisations in Glasgow to come along and find out more about CiviCRM, the various options available to implement and to meet developers and current users to get a better idea of the various platforms and integrations that are making CiviCRM a go to solution for the third sector

McSpringtime - Scotland 2nd time out

On a sunny Monday  in early March another great meet up, organised by Graham and Marcus was kindly hosted by Macmillan Cancer Support.  You might wonder what a Rotary Club, charities from entirely different fields, and a developer with a host of varying clients have in common apart from the obvious need to manage organisational relationships and data with an excellent open source CRM.  
 

First CiviCRM Scotland meet up - a great start

Scotland joined the civiCRM community in great style at their first meet-up organised by Graham Clarkson of Queensferry Rotary Club and Marcus Wilson of Pooka in the beautiful centre of Edinburgh on Monday 4th December.

A good mix of end users, potential users, implementors and developers got together in MacMillan Cancer Support’s offices to learn more about the community and see a demonstration of how the Rotary Club use CiviCRM to help them successfully manage their hugely popular charity abseil.

Seeing a way forward for visually impaired users

Having made amazing strides over the last year in terms of the user interface, some of the folk attending this years UK CiviSprint took a look at what improvements could be made in terms of accessibility.   Issues have been raised in recent years by screen reader users and people who are not comfortable using a mouse or trackpad.  After testing the new bootstrap-based Shoreditch theme, with a variety of assistive technology, several issues were identified and put to the team of developers.