OPEN EDUCATION – one more thing to be excited about!

August 28, 2014

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The growth of MOOCs and online courses

One of the things that excites us the most at Tendenci is seeing other people really accelerate open source across all sectors. Not surprisingly we see community building as essential in both academics and in business. Because business… can be […]

Moving with the cheese…

August 22, 2014

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Ann Marie Olivo

When I joined the Tendenci team a year ago, I had just finished my PhD in Linguistics at Rice University. While I loved lecturing, researching, and expanding college students’ young minds, I felt like I wanted to do more outside […]

Tendenci Presents at OSCON: Make your Open Source More Open – Conquering the Accessibility Challenge

August 8, 2014

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OSCON 2015 Presentation in the Main Hall

Tendenci was honored to be invited to speak at OSCON (the Open Source Conference) this July in Portland to run a work shop on the accessiblity challenge in software and web applications. CEO of Tendenci, Ed Schipul was joined by […]

SXSW V2V – Proprietary to OS: Giving Away $6 Million is Harder than you Think

August 8, 2014

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SXSW V2V DJ by eschipul

What would it take for you to give away $6 Million worth of source code? What types of road blocks would you expect in the transition from a marketing company with a proprietary  software to an open source software company? These […]

Opportunity Houston 2.0 – PRSA Houston Event Recap

May 9, 2014

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Drayton McLane, Jr.

Yesterday, PRSA Houston led a luncheon at the Houston Racquet Club where Drayton McLane Jr., chairman of the McLane Group and former owner of the Houston Astros, spoke about Opportunity Houston 2.0. Opportunity Houston 2.0 is a 6-year marketing/fundraising initiative […]

Social Media and Online Community Event Planning Checklist

March 17, 2014

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social media and online community

When event organizers plan fundraising events, they meticulously plan out details regarding location, accommodations, logistics, and fundraising goals, but it’s also important to formulate a strategic plan for connecting with your online community. This past Saturday, I gave a talk […]

The Power of Technology and The Millennial Generation

March 14, 2014

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Becky Leven Portrait

Millennials are important! They’re a technology-rich, internet-laden demographic that has untapped potential, if you can figure out how to engage them. Join Tendenci‘s Becky Leven, a proud Millennial, as she discusses The Power of Technology and The Millennial Generation, a […]

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with SXSW Today

March 13, 2014

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SXSW Film Logo

Nothing can make sense of the tragedy that happened last night in downtown Austin during SXSW. All of the facts aren’t known yet, but we do know that innocent lives were lost and many more were injured in the accident. […]

Open Source = Unemployed, & This ROCKS! – A 2014 SXSW Interactive Talk

March 10, 2014

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Portrait of Sarah Worthy

Join Sarah Worthy, Director of Product and Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at AuthorizedCV, a health IT startup in Houston, and Ed Schipul, CEO of Tendenci for their 2014 SXSW Interactive workshop: Open Source = Unemployed, & This ROCKS! Worthy and […]

4 Tendenci Clients Nominated for AMA Marketer of the Year Award

March 6, 2014

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Marketer of The Year Awards Logo 2013

Every year, the American Marketing Association (AMA) gives out the coveted Marketer of the Year Award to companies in 26 different categories. Ranging from the Performing Arts or Healthcare to Restaurants or Sports. This year, YMCA Houston took home the […]