Zurmo Open Source CRM GA Release Goes Around the World in 80 Days

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The Open Source Customer Relationship Management project, Zurmo, announces the unveiling of the software’s GA release in an around the world tour starting next month. Zurmo founders will be meeting with community members, contributors, potential partners, and Open Source enthusiasts in Italy, South Korea, China, Belgium, Germany, Argentina, and the United States at GA launch parties. Sign up to attend a GA party in your country, get involved, and learn more at Zurmo.org

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We have worked together through thick and thin preparing our GA release and it only makes sense that we meet our community members in person, where they live

The gamified, Open Source CRM project Zurmo announced today the unveiling of the software’s GA release in an around-the-world tour that will include cities in Italy, South Korea, China, Belgium, Germany, Argentina, and the United States. The GA release, which is slated for September, will include further development of CRM gamification, Social CRM functionality, mobile integration, and additional functionality that meets the project goal of providing a robust CRM system that is scalable from a development standpoint and easy to use. Upcoming events can be found on the Zurmo Community Calendar.

“Although Zurmo is a US based project, a large portion of our most passionate contributors are located overseas in countries that have embraced the open source model. We have worked together through thick and thin preparing our GA release and it only makes sense that we meet our community members in person, where they live,” states Zurmo Community Manager Stafford McKay. “We are looking forward to bringing Zurmo around the world and sitting down with as many people as we possibly can who have made Zurmo possible. We rarely have the opportunity to see our contributors because they live and work in different locations. But as a Customer Relationship Management tool, the software we are building is ultimately about bringing people together,” continues McKay.

Cities and Dates for Zurmo GA Launch Parties:

August 28 – Rome, Italy
September 20th – Seoul, South Korea
October 1st – Beijing, China
October 9th – Brussels, Belgium
October 11th – Berlin, Germany
October 17th – Buenos Aires, Argentina
October 23rd – Chicago, USA

For details on event times, locations, and to sign up, visit the Zurmo Community Calendar

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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