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The Jain International Trade Organization - USA Chapter Joins the Global Tendenci AMS Community

The Jain International Trade Organization - USA Chapter (JITO USA) makes a power move by joining the global Open Source community with Tendenci AMS. 

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About JITO USA's Mission

The Jain International Trade Organization, founded in 2007, strives to unite influential and powerful businesspersons, industrialists, entrepreneurs and knowledge workers throughout the world for noble causes such as economic empowerment, social upliftment, education, service and more. JITO USA provides a robust networking platform that will enable its members to take advantage of the synergy of individuals’ core competencies and to leverage the power of connectivity. 

JITO Organization - USA Chapter continues to expand in the United States with the support of Tendenci - Open Source AMS software. The Jain International Trade Organization has recently launched a website for its U.S. members to join chapters in San Francisco and New York, as well as units - in the works to become chapters - in Chicago and Los Angeles.

There truly is no limit for JITO USA with Tendenci's scalable entity-pointer system, which increases efficiency and productivity of their chapter leadership teams by allowing all chapters to operate under the same umbrella!

JITO USA is all about staying true to their vision to promote collaboration and economic empowerment amongst its members and the community at large. With Tendenci software, the organization has launched a successful Member and Trade Directory, Job Board and Events Management system so their members can continue the organization's mission and further the JITO USA projects and initiatives. In addition, as running an association is quite complex and non-profits have public fiduciary responsibilities to their members, JITO USA tracks comprehensive insights about their site users, members, content, and activities happening on the website with Tendenci's Reports Module. Not to mention, Invoicing Reports that visually depict key revenue generating metrics.

JITO USA continues to pave the way and lead industries for its members' continued success.

We are proud to partner with The Jain International Trade Organization and truly look forward to their continued success as they grow and expand, empowering all around them.  

Visit JITO USA website 


About Tendenci - The Open Source AMS

First established as Schipul - The Web Marketing Company | Headquartered in Houston, TX and San Francisco, CA | Tendenci - The Open Source AMS is a Cloud-Based All-In-One Management software solution, designed specifically for the needs of nonprofits and associations. Tendenci's mission is to Connect and Organize the World's People. Do Good. Tendenci has been building websites and helping organizations increase their revenue streams around the world for over 20 years


Six Reasons to Switch Your Proprietary Software and LOVE the Open Source with Tendenci AMS

Tendenci is a gift to the world. And during this month of love, we want to share with you six reasons why you should switch your proprietary software and LOVE the open source with Tendenci AMS.

Open Source wins over closed proprietary softwares. Check out our list of closed source alternatives to Tendenci.

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You have a lot of options when choosing an MMS or AMS. But if you need to scale to support hundreds of thousands of members, have recurring individual and corporate level memberships, and need the full features of a seasoned large scale enterprise AMS, it’s possible you might hit some limits with the new kids on the block.

Proprietary vendors are companies first and communities second. Tendenci is a community first, and though there is a small company behind it, with the support of the Open Source community, Tendenci software has grown far bigger than we ever expected. And given it started in 2001, when you switch from a proprietary solution, it's an upgrade!

Open Source is the voice of the people - a shared language that brings everyone together.

Think Free In Terms of Freedom with Tendenci AMS

  1. Free Software, Free Society - In the selected essays of Richard M. Stallman Second Edition 'Four Freedoms' he wrote "A program is 'free software' if the program’s users have the four essential freedoms:
  • The freedom to run the program as you wish, for any purpose.
  • The freedom to study how the program works, and change it so it does your computing as you wish. Access to the source code is a precondition for this.
  • The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor.
  • The freedom to distribute copies of your modified versions to others. By doing this you can give the whole community a chance to benefit from your changes. Access to the source code is a precondition for this.

 

  1. Tendenci Software Means Greater Functionality and Usability on a Global Scale - Tendenci is a very large project with robust functionality. But it’s still a great low-cost AMS solution for small Associations too! You can easily disable modules you don’t need and keep it simple. Functionality will be there as YOUR small association needs to expand in the future! Freedom is actually pretty cool. Pay less with Tendenci and get greater functionality. 

Note: Tendenci AMS, as measured by an independent third party ranking firm, is the only top 5 AMS on the market that is Open Source on a global scale. We are people who understand the power of associations. And the importance of freedom from centralized platforms and the tyranny of regimes limiting access for all. 

 

  1. Tendenci Is Community First - Open-source is in line with our core values at Tendenci. Our mission is to Connect and Organize the World’s People. Do good. We are change makers who understand the power of associations, which is why we built a software to help NPOs anywhere with any budget to further their cause both nationally and internationally.

 

  1. Freedom to Choose With Tendenci AMS - Looking to make real changes in the world? Host your site and your data on your own server if needed. We dig that! Tendenci, however, is not just for hosting websites. Tendenci is an investment that results in a financial gain to our clients. And while you can certainly host with us, you don't have to. It's okay to support local open source developers in your own country and community as well. Or even get started with our Tendenci AMI and grow!  

 

  1. Freedom to Customize Tendenci To YOUR Associations Needs - You have innumerable ways to customize Tendenci. Association Management Software is complex because associations are complex! So if you are looking to make some minor changes, do it! Looking to write an entire app specific to your organization that integrates with Tendenci? We love it!

Tendenci scales  to support large national and international organizations with multiple chapters, who may also benefit from a custom server configuration. 

Need even further customization for your organization’s unique needs? You can fork Tendenci AMS on GitHub at https://github.com/tendenci/tendenci/. Every Tendenci site lets you pull down and customize existing templates as well. You can try that out on our free Demo site.

 

  1. Tendenci Is Accessible To The World - Languages, languages, languages! Translation and localization of your AMS is possible because the community uses the amazing Django Project web framework and thanks to the people at Transifex who support open source. The world is anxious for growth and because your organization needs to communicate with different constituents in the language of their choice, Tendenci  allows each individual user to specify the language of their choice. 



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Lastly, our CEO Ed Schipul has attended enough board meetings to understand your organization is likely made up of volunteers and the rules for nonprofits are different. Tendenci - The Open Source AMS software is a relationship marketing application that fully meets the needs of large organizations. Have any doubts and concerns? Contact us today. We are here to serve you. Join us

We want to say THANK YOU to all of the developers out there who are contributing, translating, updating and maintaining a very complex piece of software. Tendenci AMS software is inclusive of other languages and cultures, and run by a team that believes in security and privacy. We love and very much dearly appreciate you all. Let's continue to do good today, and tomorrow even more, together. 

Remember, all of the code is on github, documentation is on readthedocs, and translation is crowd-sourced on Transifex. Self-host or host with us - your choice, your data, your association.

Give us a call, let's talk at (281) 497-6567 or visit us at www.tendenci.com 
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Much open love always,

Team Tendenci
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Wondering What Version of Tendenci Do You Have?

As an SaaS and Open Source product, Tendenci has seen tremendous growth in features and functionality over the years. Contributors from all over the world continue to help improve and advance Tendenci software so that all members of the Tendenci community have better, stronger tools to serve their organizations.

Updrade Your Site To The Latest Version

Technology moves fast. If your site is over two years old, it is time to upgrade now and not get caught facing the expiration of older products. While we are currently still supporting older versions of Tendenci, we are focusing all new development on the latest technologies available. Don’t get left behind – upgrade today!

Note: All of our wonderful clients are running on Tendenci's latest software version.
To verify which Tendenci version your website is currently supporting - click on Support on the top far right of your admin naviagtion menu. You should see the following: Tendenci Version:

And of course for the geeks there is always https://tendenci.readthedocs.org/en/latest/


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Tendenci Lifecycle Support 

Every Tendenci product has a lifecycle. The lifecycle begins when a product is released and ends when it is no longer supported. Here are the details of the Tendenci lifecycle. Also, check out Tendenci Changelog – a chronological list of user-facing changes made to the Tendenci platform. 

For a full list of all updates associated with each push, follow us on Github! 
https://github.com/tendenci/tendenci 

 

 

 


This Week Tendenci is Celebrating Twenty-three Marvelous Years of Serving the World's People

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This week our team at Tendenci is celebrating twenty-three marvelous years of serving the world's people. So, cheers to our clients and to the Open Source Tendenci Community! Our success is yours. Your success is ours. 

Twenty-three years ago, our Founder and CEO Ed Schipul started this wonderful company which was first known as Schipul The Web Marketing Company and today, with a broader global vision, is known as Tendenci - The Open Source AMS. 

We would like to take this moment and express that we understand we are living through uncertain times due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has brought us all a deep economical shock. And it is especially in times like this, everyone needs to unite. 

Nothing is more satisfying to us than to continue to help organizations reach the far corners of the world, even through our hardest times.

Yes, we are all being challenged, but crushing coronavirus uncertainty is a must. And restoring the confidence of nonprofits and associations is our mutual goal. Greatfully, Tendenci software - being open source is the advantage we hold. Proudly. 

Building on last year's message from Founder and CEO Ed Schipul, we would like to reinforce our message - thankfulness is more important than ever before. 

 

"We started out with a vision of connecting people and communities throughout the world, and while the technology involved has changed rapidly over time, our commitment never has. 

Tendenci was built on the shared needs of organizations and nonprofits, designed by you to help people engage in fruitful discussion and support each other in individually specific ways.

Taking Tendenci open source was always the goal, a return to the roots of the Internet itself. Sharing information leads the way to bigger ideas, dreams that can be realized more quickly and more completely when we work together.

With developers around the world collaborating on Tendenci, the entire open source community benefits from a diversity of thought, a culmination of ideas that allow us all to step forward together. 

We could not have taken this journey without you and thank you all for your support throughout the years. Tendenci will continue to grow and expand, knocking down barriers and delivering communication opportunities to people of all nations, regardless of circumstance. 

Our vision and mission is still the same. To connect and organize the world’s people. Do good.

As a community, we can make that happen." - Ed Schipul

 

Tendenci thanks the Community for believing and supporting our strong and powerful secured open source software. Let's continue to reach the far corners of the world together. And remember, Our mission is to Connect and Organize the World's People. Do Good

Happy Twenty-three Marvelous Years!

 

With love, 

Tendenci

 


About Tendenci - The Open Source AMS 

First established as Schipul - The Web Marketing Company | Headquartered in Houston, TX and San Francisco, CA | Tendenci - The Open Source Association Management Software is designed specifically for the needs of nonprofits and associations. Tendenci's mission is to Connect and Organize the World's People. Do Good. Tendenci has been building websites and helping organizations increase their revenue streams around the world for over 20 years. Tendenci was written in Python, PostgreSQL, Django and is fully open source. All of the code is on GitHub https://github.com/tendenci/tendenci

 

 


FLYAPS | Top 10 Programming Languages Used by Global Companies

World's Top 10 Programming Languages

It is great to see hundreds of programming languages available, and Python holding it down as the top Programming Language with its full-stack frameworks. Tendenci software is fully Open Source. Written by our team and the Tendenci community in Python, Postgres, using the Django Project Framework. 

Open wins over closed. 

From the source: https://flyaps.com/blog/top-10-coding-languages-used-by-global-companies/

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 From the source: https://flyaps.com/blog/top-10-coding-languages-used-by-global-companies/

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"Python is an open-source OOP language with diverse applications. It is used in web and mobile development with its full-stack frameworks like Django, Pyramid, TurboGears, or microframeworks like Bottle, Flask, Falcon, and others.

Python is also extremely popular among data scientists or AI specialists: the capabilities of the technology for data analysis and deep learning are hard to overestimate.

Python-based mobile apps’ APIs are compatible with all the major operating systems. Some of the Python libraries, e.g., Kivy, are a great tool for the creation of cross-platform mobile apps.

And also, Python has special libraries for creating graphical user interfaces (GUI). Python interface for Qt (PyQT) is a very often-used tool for this. It unites the powerful Qt Design studio and set of Python modules for app development."

 

 


About Tendenci - The Open Source AMS 

First established as Schipul - The Web Marketing Company | Headquartered in Houston, TX and San Francisco, CA | Tendenci - The Open Source Association Management Software is designed specifically for the needs of nonprofits and associations. Tendenci's mission is to Connect and Organize the World's People. Do Good. Tendenci has been building websites and helping organizations increase their revenue streams around the world for over 20 years.


Black Lives Matter - A Message from our CEO

As a company we have a very clear vision.

To Connect and Organize the World's People. Do Good.

With the turmoil tearing through our country as the realization of systemic racism and the physical danger black people are facing, as the CEO of Tendenci, I want to add to the dialogue. While these opinions are being typed by me, I do hope every member of the Tendenci team shares these values.

I believe in this:

Black Lives Matter

I'm a graduate of Texas A&M University, I have *not* served in the Military but I am an Army brat. Many in my family have served and I grew up on Army bases. So as we say at TAMU "Let me tell you a Story Ags!"

The Survey Questions from "Brats: Our Journey Home".

Years ago I filled out a survey for a movie that was in Production/Screenwriting stages called "Brats: Our Journey Home". The survey had tons of questions about my experience growing up as an Army Brat. One question was on racism in the Army.

I responded, in all seriousness, to the question that If I thought Racism was no longer a big problem in America. Literally, I said "no, I don't think  it is."

Truly I can't make this up.

The next day, my phone rings. It's either the producer or the director on the line. I'm like "what? huh?" Obviously I wasn't expecting that. We exchange small talk and then he asks me "So Ed, you really don't think Racism is that big of a deal in America?" 

I repeated my answer, perhaps a bit more timid, but still I replied with "no, not really. I just don't see it."  (stay with me and keep reading please....)

The producer asked me, and I am paraphrasing as it has been a while, the following:

Director: "Ed, can you name one place in the United States of America in 1958 where a black man could tell a white man what to do and they had to do it unconditionally?"
Me: "um... an Army base?" (Ding ding ding... the lights start to go on....)

Director: "Yes. That's it Ed! One place! You grew up on bases all over the United States and overseas and YOU never saw how large a problem it was and still is. Because you are white, even though racism was still there on base to a lesser degree, it wasn't visible to you. YOU grew up a white kid in a non-political environment and thought nothing of having a black family join y'all for dinner. That's how you were raised."

The director continued..

"Have you ever heard the saying that 'you don't care about the color of a man's skin if he's sitting in a foxhole with you?' You have because your Father served in Vietnam."
Me: "OK.. you make a damn good point. I learned to ride horses from Master Sergeant Willians (Ret), and played basketball, and worked out with the GIs at the gym, and I guess I just never really thought about it."

I'll stop there. I was wrong back then. And I promise you, if you think racism is not a big issue in America to this day, you are wrong. There ARE things we can do to change it. And we must. 

I have contributed, but more importantly, I need to recommit to ACTS of change. Not words or hashtags. 

I believe this image from twitter user x says it far better than I can, so I will let these words speak for themselves:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CA8FEIuF3a5/

from twitter user https://www.instagram.com/moonsoulchild/

 

#peace

 

Ed Schipul

CEO, Founder

Tendenci - The Open Source AMS


Press Release: Introducing Tendenci All In-One Open Source AMS Software Solution available in AWS Marketplace

Tendenci AMI | Amazon Machine Image | Top 10 Global Open Source Association Management Software 

Responsive showcase of Tendenci AWS Marketplace

This is an exciting month for Tendenci as every developer in the world can now deploy Tendenci software in AWS Marketplace.

Thanks to our relationship with Amazon Web Services AWS, developers can finally launch an instance with one click deployment of a site for your Nonprofit or Association! Check out Tendenci AMI (Amazon Machine Image) https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B087XX3NLS

Tendenci is an All In-One Open Source Association Management Software Solution and this Tendenci AMI is a great way to get started and grow - easy to install, customize and upgrade. With Tendenci AMI, a developer can launch an instance or multiple instances, and run Tendenci software as a virtual server in the cloud. 

 

Are you a developer looking to deploy all in-one global open source AMS sofware out there in the marketplace?

The product is available to run on AWS and can be purchased via AWS Marketplace. Get started with Tendenci in Amazon Web Services. https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B087XX3NLS

Software Highlights 

  1. Open source: you are free to read, modify and distribute the Tendenci code
  2. Simple to deploy: the CLI, accessible from a shell or a web user interface, is concise and clearly documented
  3. Meets all of the needs from small organizations to multi-chapter multinational global associations and businesses 

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Find software product Tendenci, buy and deploy cloud software in AWS Marketplace today.

https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B087XX3NLS

Tendenci - The Open Source Association Management Software is an associate of Amazon.com

What is AWS Marketplace?

AWS Marketplace is an online store that makes it easy for customers to find, compare, and immediately start using the software and services that run on AWS. Visitors to AWS Marketplace can use 1-Click deployment to quickly launch preconfigured software and pay only for what they use, by the hour or month. AWS handles billing and payments, and software charges appear on the customer's AWS bill.

Why would a customer shop on AWS Marketplace?

Finding and deploying software can be challenging. AWS Marketplace features a wide selection of commercial and free IT and business software, including software infrastructure such as databases and application servers, IoT solutions, developer tools, and business applications, from popular solution providers. AWS Marketplace enables customers to compare options, read reviews, and quickly find the software they want. Then they can deploy it to their own Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance using 1-Click or using the AWS Marketplace Management Portal.

Software prices are clearly posted on the website and customers can purchase most software immediately, with payment instruments already on file with AWS. Software charges appear on the same monthly bill as AWS infrastructure charges.

Why would software or SaaS sellers sell in AWS Marketplace?

With AWS Marketplace, software and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sellers with offerings that run on AWS can benefit from increased customer awareness, simplified deployment, and automated billing.

AWS Marketplace helps software and SaaS sellers of software and services that run on AWS find new customers by making their products available to AWS customers, ranging from individual software developers to large enterprises.

Selling in AWS Marketplace enables independent software vendors (ISVs) to add hourly billing for their software without undertaking costly code changes. They simply upload an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) to AWS and provide the hourly cost. Billing is managed by AWS Marketplace, relieving sellers of the responsibility of metering usage, managing customer accounts, and processing payments, leaving software developers more time to focus on building great software.

Additionally, customers benefit from the ability to easily deploy pre-configured images of the software, simplifying onboarding for new customers.

 


 About Tendenci - The Open Source AMS 

First established as Schipul - The Web Marketing Company | Headquartered in Houston, TX and San Francisco, CA | Tendenci - The Open Source Association Management Software is designed specifically for the needs of nonprofits and associations. Tendenci's mission is to Connect and Organize the World's People. Do Good. Tendenci has been building websites and helping organizations increase their revenue streams around the world for over 20 years.

 


Tendenci AMS Software Market Projection Continues to Thrive Worldwide

It is great to see yet again HTF Market Intelligence Consulting Private Limited - an independent third party rank Association Management Software from a global perspective! As a part of the Tendenci AMS Community, we will let the summary from HTF on market growth and Tendenci's Global Share speak for itself. 

Tendenci - The Open Source AMS continues to grow globally, we believe, because it is a community much more than anything else. Open Source is the voice of the people - a shared language that brings us together. 


 Latest Updates

April 15, 2020

HTF - Pie Chart AMS Global Marketplace Tendenci Thrives Worldwide

Source: https://publicist360.com/2020/04/14/association-management-software-market-is-dazling-worldwide-tendenci-personify360-aptify/



February 24, 2020

HTF - Pie Chart AMS Market WorlWide Tendenci Thrives

 

Here is the comparison from prior months growth

 

October 31, 2019

HTF - Pie Chart AMS Market WorlWide Tendenci Thrives

 

July 2019

HTF - Pie Chart Tendenci Thrives Worldwide

 

THANK YOU to all of the developers out there who are contributing, translating, updating and maintaining a very complex piece of software. AMS software that is inclusive of other languages and cultures, and a team that believes in security and privacy. Lets continue to do good today, and tommorrow even more, together. 

All of the code is on github, documentation on readthedocs, and translation is crowd-sourced on Transifex. Self host or host with us, your choice, your data, your association.  

THE OPEN SOURCE WILL SUCCEED ABOVE ALL. MAKE NO MISTAKE. AS LONG AS WE KEEP SECURITY OUR TOP PRIORITY.

 OUR MISSION IS TO CONNECT AND ORGANIZE THE WORLD'S PEOPLE. DO GOOD.

 


Tendenci AMS Software Market Projection Thrives WorldWide

It is great to see again an independent third party rank Association Management Software from a global perspective. As a part of the Tendenci AMS Community, we will let the summary from HTF on market growth and Tendenci's Global Share speak for itself. 

Tendenci - The Open Source AMS continues to grow globally, we believe, because it is a community much more than anything else. Open Source is the voice of the people - a shared language that brings us together. 

HTF - Pie Chart AMS Market WorlWide Tendenci Thrives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: http://dailymarketinsight.com/17179/association-management-software-market-is-thriving-worldwide-tops-professional-in1touch-raklet/

 

July 2019 Market Share Report

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From the report: 

Global Association Management Software Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, risk side analysis, and leveraged with strategic and tactical decision-making support. The study provides information on market trends and development, drivers, capacities, technologies, and on the changing capital structure of the Global Association Management Software Market. Some of the key players profiled in the study are Cvent Event Management, TOPS Professional, in1touch, Raklet, Book-It Membership Software, Tendenci, Personify360, Aptify. 


THANK YOU to all of the developers out there who are contributing, translating, updating and maintaining a very complex piece of software. AMS software that is inclusive of other languages and cultures, and a team that believes in security and privacy. Lets continue to do good today, and tommorrow even more, together. 

All of the code is on github, documentation on readthedocs, and translation is crowd-sourced on Transifex. Self host or host with us, your choice, your data, your association. 

 

OUR MISSION IS TO CONNECT AND ORGANIZE THE WORLD'S PEOPLE. DO GOOD.

 

 

 

 


A fond farewell from Rachel and a celebration of new beginnings

  Former President Rachel Schipul 

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To our Tendenci clients, you are changing the world. It has been a privilege to be a leader for the company and the community, and I thank you all for the opportunity.

It is with mixed emotions that I say that last Friday December 6, 2019, was my last official day with Tendenci. I say “official” because you never really leave a community that you care deeply about. (And don’t worry, Ed is still guiding the ship with the help of a strong team.)

I have been an avid part of the growth of Tendenci from a small, proprietary software product launched almost twenty years ago into the global, multilingual, open source resource it is today. My enthusiasm for Tendenci is as strong now as ever. And I’m proud of what we have accomplished.

I have truly enjoyed working with so many great people over the years, both the amazing employees who feed my soul and the wealth of Tendenci users who keep me challenged. Software, like a garden, is never finished. It is designed, built, tended, and constantly improved. Keeping things fresh, adding new functionality, and building on the latest technology are the core of a thriving environment.

To everyone I have worked with, keep moving forward. I know there are great things ahead for you and all of the Tendenci community!

Feel free to connect with me (Rachel on linkedin) as I move forward knowing Tendenci is in good hands and our clients are safe and growing! I will still be in the background keeping Ed in line and celebrating the future successes of Tendenci and the community as they happen. Rock on y’all!

 

(Editor “Ed” notes: THANK YOU RACHEL FOR YOUR HUGE CONTRIBUTION TO OUR GLOBAL GROWTH!)

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