I have moved the Synap Software blog from self-hosted Typo installation to WordPress.com. The main reason for this move was that my Typo installation was old and not playing nice with new versions of Rails.
You can now store and share documents in PlaybookIQ. This makes for a convenient place to store coaching documents, product sheets, proposals, invoices, or any documents that relate to a contact. Attached documents are shared with everyone on your team (unless the contact is ‘private‘, then only you can view the document). To use thisContinue reading “Share Documents in PlaybookIQ”
Heres a simple new feature that can make your work a bit easier. To get daily email reminders of your tasks due simply click ‘Edit’ in the top right of the application to open your user profile. There, you will see a new profile item, “Email Reminders”. This was a highly requested feature thatContinue reading “Your PlaybookIQ Tasks for Today: Email Reminders”
You can now mark a contact private so that others on your team cannot view it. By default, contacts are private to your company and others in your account can see all contacts in your account. To mark a contact private, simply mark the “Private” checkbox when entering or editing a contact. Only theContinue reading “Private Contacts”
The best way to see what a software product can do and to tell if it’s a fit for your needs to see it populated with data. In some applications you get “preview” screenshots which are sample data presented as static images where your real data will eventually show up when entered. The preview screenshotsContinue reading “Sample Data”
PlaybookIQ help is now available the new PlaybookIQ Help Center. There, product information is organized in what we think is a helpful and informative way. You’ll find a new “Getting Started” section that should help you get up and running in no time. We hope you agree this is a helpful addition to PlaybookIQ and,Continue reading “New Help System”
I have moved the PlaybookIQ blog to the Synap Software servers. The PlaybookIQ product blog is now at: https://synapsoftware.com/crm.
Rails Rumble is a “48 hour design/develop/deploy competition”. The 2008 Rails Rumble is the weekend of October 18th and 19th (GMT) and the Rails Rumble blog is now online. The organizers explain the rumble this way. For those of you who weren’t involved last year, the Rumble is a 48 hour design/develop/deploy competition. Basically, youContinue reading “Rails Rumble”
From an article I wrote in 2006, here are some ways small software companies should rejoice in and respond to the Innovator’s Dilemma. Listed here are principle causes of company failure as identified by Christensen. In response to each one, I have identified how these pitfalls can be avoided, and indeed exploited, by small softwareContinue reading “The Innovator’s Dilemma”
Morph Labs and FiveRuns Partner Mor.ph is a scalable cloud-computing deployment “Platform as a Service (PaaS) ” with features like backups, distributed processing, and 99.9% reliability built-in. FiveRuns “provides simple and affordable products for monitoring Rails applications and their supporting infrastructure.” I have used both companies’ products and services and am excited to see theyContinue reading “Developer Notes: Mor.ph and Five Runs”