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07 February, 2018
Filed under CiviCamp
CiviCRM is back in Denver for a Mile-High CiviCamp brought to you by CiviCRM partner, Cividesk.
This casual, locally organized one-day event is intended for evaluating, new and current users of CiviCRM.
 
Attend the morning sessions to learn about what CiviCRM can do for your organization, take part in the afternoon sessions to hone your CiviCRM skills or attend the "Ask an Expert" session for answers to all your questions. 
 
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07 February, 2018
Filed under CiviCamp, Community, Sprints

Just arrived back home after spending a few days with the CiviCRM community in Brussels. And as always I really enjoyed myself and returned inspired and full of inspiration.

I started last Sunday, 4 feb 2018 at FOSDEM (https://fosdem.org/2018/). What an experience, I have never seen so many geeks in one spot! It was great to dive in, look at all the stands And I had a nice chat at the CiviCRM stand. Good that we (as in the CiviCRM community) had a stand there and we all took turns. Thanks Tim, Mathieu, Jaap, Klaas, Michael, Alain, Rose, Fabian...

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04 February, 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.

It’s important to understand that simply moving to an opt in process and regarding all existing contacts as being opted out overnight is probably not what is best for your organisation.  There are many factors to consider before determining whether to base your marketing contacts on an...

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02 February, 2018
Filed under Training

Cividesk wlll be offering the intermediate level on-line training for Events, Organizing Successful Events in CiviCRM on Wed., February 7th from 10 am to 12 pm MT.  This class is a good follow-up to the Fundamentals of Event Management taught by Cividesk.

We'll go more in-depth on creating an event in CiviCRM. We'll look at price sets and profiles, how to set them up correctly and make sure they work well with your event. We'll also cover different registration options available in CiviCRM and the best practices for configuring your event to make...

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02 February, 2018
By guyiac
Filed under Training

One way we try to give back to the CiviCRM community is by offering free user training each Wednesday in the form of one-hour webinars focused on specific areas of Civi. We've recently posted our upcoming training sessions for the next few months. To find out more or to register, go to https://greenleafadvancement.com/training. We hope you will join us!

Brought to you by Greenleaf Advancement.

30 January, 2018
By KarinG
Filed under CiviCamp

Tickets as low as CAD $49 (includes lunch) for CiviCamp and as low as CAD $15 for Workshops; Sprint is Free (if you're an official CiviCRM Partner contact me for a discount code)

Join us on Tuesday May 22 - 2018 for CiviCamp Calgary - a one day event covering everything related to CiviCRM. Attend CiviCamp and learn about CiviCRM and what it can do for your organization, meet other CiviCRM Users, CiviCRM Partners and CiviCRM Core Team Members and gather their feedback, learn advanced strategies for managing your online database, ask any questions you might have, share tips and build...

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29 January, 2018

We are thinking about creating a native CiviCRM extension Someone Else Pays.

In CiviCRM you could use the soft credits (with a new soft credit type) to register another contact pay for an event registration, a membership and in theory any contribution. Our customer Domus Medica is using that at the moment. We encounter some issues though. Some of the issues are possibly bugs but some are also because we think soft credits is originally not meant to cater for this. It was meant to cater for soft credits. So we prefer to...

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24 January, 2018
By totten
Filed under Tools, API, Architecture, WordPress

The civicrm-setup library aims to replace the CiviCRM installer. Following the December/January iteration, it's available for use as a CLI installer and as a web-based WordPress installer.

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23 January, 2018
Filed under Tools, API, CiviCRM

The power of Workplace by Facebook is now available for CiviCRM users!

New button in the User Profile opens up a communication channel within CiviCRM for work chat, team groups, project updates, instant messages or alerts (see pic. 1 below). The functionality will noticeably improve communication across organization inside or outside the office as it falls back on all the strengths Facebook has to offer, the most prominent being the user-friendly familiar interface and secure collaboration.

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16 January, 2018
Filed under Training

Due to popular demand, I am offering an additional online session of the Fundamentals of Contact Management.  I will be teaching this first in the series of CiviCRM fundamentals classes this Thursday, January 18th from 12 to 2 pm MT.  Click here for more information and/or to register. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, susan@cividesk.com