Blog posts by parvez

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July 13, 2020
By parvezFiled under

Last Friday, Team Veda streamed our first episode of a brand new bi-weekly YouTube Live Stream called CiviCRM.Tea{with}Veda ☕ - CiviCRM.TV for short!

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February 4, 2018
By parvez Filed under CiviCRM

Our new extension aims to enable charities/organisations to manage their supporters in a GDPR compliant manner. GDPR in itself does not introduce many new requirements however it does introduce a number of new obligations on organisations that hold and use data about individuals.

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October 6, 2017
By parvez Filed under Extensions, Internationalization and Localization

Our new extension aims to enable charities/organisations to manage their supporters in a GDPR compliant manner. GDPR in itself does not introduce many new directives however it does make organisation appointed officials directly responsible for any breach in directive and therefore has a degree of responsibility which had been missing from previous iterations.

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May 10, 2017
By parvez Filed under Partners, CiviCon, Community

It’s 5:45pm CDT on the final day of the CiviCRM St Louis conference and I’ve been walking for almost two hours, I have no clue where I am. I know I set off in the opposite direction to my hotel and I know I left the conference before it finished but I really didn’t think this through.

So what drove me to walk with the pure aim of just walking, akin to a mini TV version of Forest Gump?

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February 24, 2016
By parvez Filed under CiviMail, CiviDay

Well, ok, not quite but I’m hoping that anyone who’s used CiviMail and message templates in anger will relate to the need for change and how CiviMail can become an asset rather than the elephant in the room.

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September 1, 2015
By parvez Filed under CiviContribute, WordPress

Over the past year there've been a few conversations in the community about the availability of a WooCommerce CiviCRM extension. A couple of attempts are out there but accessing the codebase hadn't beared any fruit for us!

Thanks to funding from Cool Earth, we're pleased to share alpha versions of our WooCommerce integration Extensions.

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August 14, 2015
By parvez Filed under Case studies and user stories

CiviCRM stumbled into my life back in 2007 when I was evaluating future products for the closed source consultancy who employed me. Who decided to look into open source? Well that was me! I’d been in IT for a while and could see the changes in software were coming, no longer were the niche technology stacks that giants such as Oracle and Microsoft owned proving to barriers, instead open technology and the power of the enthusiast guided by the brilliant were taking shape.

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June 8, 2015
By parvez Filed under CiviContribute

Over the pond, we brits love our underdogs, we love the fighting spirit that the underdog has, and the belief that they may just make it. Partly its down to our lives being a collection of "Nice try" and "It wont happen for you" and us not wanting to celebrate anything too soon, in the insane belief that it might not happen. Well thats my excuse for not putting up this blog post any sooner.

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December 22, 2014
By parvez Filed under Extensions, Internationalization and Localization, Make it happen

In the UK we’re used to being able to lookup our addresses based on our postcodes and charities add this to their wish lists for their own sites. However, once they establish the costs associated with this, they often find the ROI isn’t in the black and drop the idea.

There’s some good news………

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February 12, 2014
By parvez Filed under CiviMail

Wouldn't it be nice if Macilhimp was tightly integrated into CiviCRM?

Well, thanks to funding from Zing, work to better integrate CiviCRM to Mailchimp has begun.

We've put together the key functions we're aiming to deliver, taking on the existing integration built by Derek Williams @ Science Gallery.

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