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Team Elements has been forked

Concursive Corporation recently announced a new product called ConcourseConnect, which is built on the Team Elements platform.

For all the details see the blog series at:
http://www.concursive.com/show/team-elements/post/551

ConcourseConnect is the de-facto Java Open Source Social Business Software platform. Some of you may find that moving to ConcourseConnect is more desirable given the feature set, others may want to stick with the project management capabilities of Team Elements, however Team Elements specific development will likely come to a close.... read more

Posted by Matt Rajkowski 2009-05-06

Team Elements 1.0 alpha developer release now available

An alpha version of Team Elements is now available in the subversion trunk. For more information visit:
http://www.concursive.com/ProjectManagement.do?command=ProjectCenter&section=News&pid=139

This version compiles and installs, and possibly upgrades a production installation. Please test and report your findings.

What's new...

Infrastructure:
- Java5/6 only; Java 1.4 no longer supported
- PostgreSQL 8.3 (8.0-8.2 supported); MS SQL not tested
- Upgraded WYSIWYG HTML editor to TinyMCE 3; compability for Firefox, IE, Safari
- Uses layoutDefault.jsp as default layout (build.properties may need update)
- Moved index.jsp to Welcome Servlet
- Added Yahoo UI (YUI) Javascript Library
- Added Java Standard Tag Library JSTL support
- Updated Lucene, BouncyCastle, nekohtml
- Added Bliki, Castor, Commons-Codec, Commons-IO, MPXJ, OpenCSV
- Added embedded Pluto Portal server
- Added a separate database connection pool for web-tier
- Added a separate database connection pool for application-tier
- Added a separate database connection pool for RSS feeds
- ConnectionPool previously could end up with a persistent connection even
though a temporary connection was all that was needed
- Major improvements to API and API Tools w/unit tests... read more

Posted by Matt Rajkowski 2008-03-12

Centric CRM Receives Funding From Intel Capital

Centric CRM Receives Funding From Intel Capital

Investment Will Help Open Source Customer Relationship Management
Technology Developer Grow As Market Expands

Norfolk, VA – June 13, 2007 – Centric CRM, a developer of open-source Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technology, today announced the company will receive investment funding from Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of Intel Corporation. Centric CRM will use the funds to pursue growth opportunities forecast for the CRM technology industry.
“After more than seven years of continuous development, Centric CRM is now a mature, robust and feature-rich product,” said David Richards, CEO of Centric CRM. “The investment from Intel Capital will be used to fund additional product development, and to expand our sales and marketing activities to capitalize on the rapid growth in our space.”
“Centric CRM is positioned to take advantage of the projected growth of its market,” said Lisa Lambert, managing director at Intel Capital. “In a business environment that shows a continued confidence and a renewed interest in customer relationship management, the company offers a key solution to help organizations acquire, retain, service and sell to their customers.”
According to Gartner’s published forecast, CRM Software, Worldwide, 2006-2011, “CRM market growth remained strong through 2006, fueled by continued business confidence generating solid vendor performance. Growth is expected to moderate in 2007 but remain healthy throughout the forecast period, with a compound annual growth rate of 11.7 percent.” 1
The rapid growth in the CRM technology market is being fueled by an increased business focus on strengthening customer relationships, as well as an increased acceptance by businesses of open-source and Software as a Service (SaaS) business models. Open source software developers make the software’s source code available to users under a license or other arrangement that allows users to modify the software to fit their needs. The SaaS model involves a web-delivered software application that the vendor hosts and operates for use by its customers, who do not pay for owning the software itself but for using it. Centric CRM delivers its software using both methods, allowing its customers to choose the approach that works best for them.... read more

Posted by cspearsall 2007-06-28

Centric Team Elements OSI-approved license

FINAL

For further details please contact:
Hazel Butters or James Gerber
Prompt Communications on behalf of CentricCRM
Tel: 617.576.5763 / 617.291.9899
centriccrm@prompt-communications.com

Centric CRM makes its first release under an OSI-approved open
source license

- Centric Team Elements is available now for download under the Open Software License
(OSL 3.0), one of the open source licenses approved by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) - ... read more

Posted by cspearsall 2007-06-28

Team Elements Launch Release

FINAL

For further details please contact:
Hazel Butters or James Gerber
Prompt Communications on behalf of CentricCRM
Tel: 617.576.5763 / 617.291.9899
centriccrm@prompt-communications.com

Centric CRM redefines “Enterprise 2.0” with release of Centric Team
Elements
Discussions, blogs, wikis, RSS and more seamlessly integrated with
front office CRM system

- Available for download under the Open Software License (OSL 3.0), one of the open
source licenses approved by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) - ... read more

Posted by cspearsall 2007-06-28

Centric Team Elements 0.9 is now available

Centric Team Elements is the newest member of the Centric team... a browser based application that allows users to create workspaces and share ideas, Centric Team Elements is the future of collaboration.

Version 0.9 provides a project-based framework, collaboration tools, and search. The roadmap details what to expect from 1.0. Please visit http://www.centriccrm.com for more information. You can setup a free hosted account at http://www.teamelements.com to learn about Centric Team Elements.

Posted by Matt Rajkowski 2007-06-27

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