Zurmo adds Reporting and Workflow to Roadmap, Announces Enterprise Class CRM Functionality will be available freely as part of Open Source CRM

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Reporting and Workflow are not typically available in Open Source CRM software editions. Inclusion of the features is part of the Zurmo Project’s strategy of making full Enterprise class CRM functionality available freely and openly. Keep up to date with the roadmap, get involved, and learn more at Zurmo.org

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You will not find another Open Source CRM application that is freely available, includes full Enterprise class functionality, based on original code, and so simple to further develop

The Open Source CRM project Zurmo today announced the application will be adding Reporting and Workflow early next year. Zurmo is the first CRM project of its kind to include deep Enterprise features in an Open Source Edition. The application is currently in beta. Significant releases to date have included Sales Force Automation, Activity Management, Gamification, and Social CRM.

“Reps and managers are blindfolded if they don’t have the ability to drill down on customer facing metrics through reporting. Without automation through a good workflow engine, employees get caught up in tedious minutiae and lose face time with their customers,” states Zurmo Co-Founder Jason Green. “Certain functionality is undeniably crucial to attaining an effective CRM strategy. Developers and end users shouldn’t be deprived of real CRM functionality just because the software edition they are using is freely downloadable. Zurmo is about taking the handcuffs off and giving the open source CRM community the respect it deserves.”

“You will not find another Open Source CRM application that is freely available, includes full Enterprise class functionality, based on original code, and so simple to further develop,” states Zurmo Co-Founder Ray Stoeckicht. “At Zurmo we want people to take what we’re building together and make it better. We help the community. The community helps us grow and support the software. It’s kind of a no-brainer.”

Learn more about the decision to include Reporting and Workflow in Zurmo Open Source by reading the project blog: http://zurmo.org/features/no-joke-open-source-crm

Get Involved with the Zurmo Open Source CRM Project
Zurmo is looking for contributors to add code, fix bugs, and work on translations. The project is built on an honest open source model supported by a diverse community passionate about engineering the highest quality CRM on earth that people will actually use. Learn more about participating in the project: http://zurmo.org/get-involved.

About Zurmo Open Source CRM    
Zurmo is an Open Source CRM alternative that is mobile, social, and gamified. A test-driven methodology has been utilized for building every part of the application. This means you can create and maintain a custom-built CRM system with the assurance that future updates are not going to break your installation. The application has been translated into several languages including French, Spanish, German, and Italian. Learn more, download, and demo at http://www.zurmo.org. Get involved with the project through the Open Source CRM Community Forums and view the Calendar of upcoming events including Developer Learning Sessions and live demos.

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