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Early Access Releases

Posted by Matt Rajkowski on September 27, 2010 9:50 AM EDT
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Concursive is currently deploying customers on unreleased versions of ConcourseConnect 3.0 and ConcourseSuite 6.1. We have been fine tuning the releases for several months and they represent the best versions we offer. ConcourseConnect 3.0 includes features like Importing Users, a Photo Gallery, Streamlined Invitations, a 3rd party client API, UI improvements and a video module for the final release. We have done some integrations that customers can try, like OpenMeetings support. ConcourseSuite 6.1 is all about product consistency and stability. The 6.1 release might include a few unannounced features we are working on.

The commercial versions of our products include the ConcourseConnect Management plug-in which allows ConcourseConnect user data to be visualized in ConcourseSuite and for ConcourseSuite to be able to market to ConcourseConnect users. Another option we have is a tools suite for enabling groups in ConcourseConnect with their own Social CRM tools.

Customers can switch to CC 3.0 and CS 6.1 by following our upgrade procedure (backup everything, then the new versions will auto-upgrade the database). There might be some fine tuning of preferences afterwards, but that's it. 

If you are interested in the latest commercial versions of ConcourseConnect and ConcourseSuite, please contact us so we can get in touch with you. Concursive offers On-Demand, Hosted and Enterprise deployments.

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Happy First Anniversary ConcourseConnect!

Posted by Matt Rajkowski on May 12, 2010 10:00 AM EDT
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Today marks the one year anniversary of ConcourseConnect. There's a lot to take away during the last year, but perhaps the most important is that ConcourseConnect has proven that is a stable solution for enterprise collaboration. Let me break this down...

ConcourseConnect is successfully in use in production by customers that were paying for Jive SBS, Ning, and others. Concursive supports these communities through our Enterprise support package. In many situations, partners become the community managers and have gone through extensive Concursive training to provide social networking solutions to their customers.

The Open Source version of ConcourseConnect has reached 6,700 downloads, which comes out to at least 550 downloads a month. That doesn't include the direct source code checkouts either. ConcourseConnect has to be the easiest, full-featured social networking software to install, especially compared to other wiki and collaboration software like MindTouch, Socialtext and Liferay.

ConnectElements.com, the SaaS version of ConcourseConnect has reached 2,500 users! Setting up an account at www.connectelements.com is the easiest way to begin using ConcourseConnect for your organization. ConnectElements.com provides a private area in which you can create groups and projects, choosing just the participants involved for each one. To gain greater control or to host your own supported community, choose ConcourseConnect Express or ConcourseConnect Enterprise. If you need help, contact us!

ConnectElements 2.0 has been in the works for quite some time – and has already been deployed to dozens of customers and early adopters. ConnectElements is maintained by Concursive and has been refined through our relationship with customers, partners and the over 15,000 community members at Concursive.com.

Year one has been interesting, thanks especially to the small team of developers and project managers that continue to persevere and innovate at a quick pace. If you have any ideas or suggestions for us, please visit our Ideas page to contribute. If you're looking for a social networking platform, then give us a try!

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NORFOLK, VA (May 19, 2009) - Concursive Corporation (www.concursive.com), a leading developer of open source business software, today announced the launch of ConcourseConnect, a solution that enables the rapid creation of dynamic online communities -- with applications ranging from social networking sites to business directories and collaborative intranets.

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