I don't understand how a non-profit organisation that fosters open source ideology can spend money for something like this when even better solutions (such as full-fledged CRM) exist as open source software for free.
Especially am I totally against putting our private data into a foreign system we have no control over, while we could host a real CRM for free and on our own systems. /Manuel Am 27.01.2011 20:02, schrieb Nico Ray: > On 27.01.2011 16:50, Ilario Valdelli wrote: >> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 4:30 PM, Nico Ray<n...@sabine-nico.ch> wrote: >>> Hi all, >>> >>> Quick question : do we already have a database for all contacts (press, >>> people asking for info, etc...) ? If not, wouldn't it be a good idea to >>> have one, in order to track who was contacting who, why, when ? >>> >>> Obviousely, this list should be stricly restricted. >>> >>> In case it already exists, please let me know : I do have 2 press contact >>> to add. >>> >>> Thanks and regards, >>> Nico >>> >> Yes Nico, it has been a point discussed in a board meeting. >> >> It's a "must" for communication and marketing point of view and I have >> selected a tool like this: >> >> http://www.emailbrain.com/eb/standard-edition.shtml >> >> In addition I have already a tool written by me that I can release as >> "open license" to be adapted for WM CH purposes. >> >> Ilario >> >> _______________________________________________ >> http://wikimedia.ch Wikimedia CH website >> Wikimediach-l mailing list >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediach-l >> > > Thanks Ilario, > I just had a look on your emailbrain tool and it looks really perfect. > Now the question is : is it feasable for Wikimedia CH to spend 108 USD > (53.73 USD x 2) per year as per the price list on > http://www.emailbrain.com/eb/pricing.shtml ? > > How shall we proceed with this ? (i.e. in a quick mode ideally) > Nico > > > _______________________________________________ > http://wikimedia.ch Wikimedia CH website > Wikimediach-l mailing list > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediach-l > -- Regards Manuel Schneider Wikimedia CH - Verein zur Förderung Freien Wissens Wikimedia CH - Association for the advancement of free knowledge www.wikimedia.ch _______________________________________________ http://wikimedia.ch Wikimedia CH website Wikimediach-l mailing list https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediach-l