<ul><li>SugarCRM </li></ul><ul><li>Built using PHP  </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing, Sales, and Support </li></ul>Information
<ul><li>Commercial Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Like freemium but you get the code. </li></ul>Information
It’s A Platform Not A CRM
<ul><li>Yes, It is actually a CRM. But only upon first glance </li></ul><ul><li>Capable Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Remove ...
<ul><li>Why do you care? </li></ul><ul><li>Millions of $ lost on CRUD </li></ul><ul><li>Know your options for internal sof...
<ul><li>Two Standard Options </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Build </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Specialized Software </li></ul>Options
<ul><li>Custom Is Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>You Could Outsource </li></ul><ul><li>You could use a framework </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Fits now but not later </li></ul><ul><li>Compromise on features </li></ul><ul><li>No system does exactly what you ...
<ul><li>Use a platform that is built to be extended.  </li></ul>Third Option
<ul><li>Module Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Studio </li></ul><ul><li>Logic Hooks </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade Safe Additions </l...
Questions? Josh Sweeney Twitter: @JoshSweeney Blog: JoshSweeney.com Website: www.ALT-Invest.net
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The It's A Platform Not A CRM slidedeck has been used at Atlanta Linux Fest in 2009 and BarCamp Atlanta 2008 to present how SugarCRM can be used as platform to build software at a low cost.

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  • If you want to here more then feel free to find me after this presentation
  • If you want to here more then feel free to find me after this presentation
  • Experience about flex CRUD app
  • Example: Recruiting Application, not extendable
  • One note to take away is to not get hung up on the name, many software packages can be repurposed. Splunk is a good example
  • SugarCRM - Its A Platform Not A Crm

    1. 1. <ul><li>SugarCRM </li></ul><ul><li>Built using PHP </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing, Sales, and Support </li></ul>Information
    2. 2. <ul><li>Commercial Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Like freemium but you get the code. </li></ul>Information
    3. 3. It’s A Platform Not A CRM
    4. 4. <ul><li>Yes, It is actually a CRM. But only upon first glance </li></ul><ul><li>Capable Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Remove The Default Modules </li></ul>Overview
    5. 5. <ul><li>Why do you care? </li></ul><ul><li>Millions of $ lost on CRUD </li></ul><ul><li>Know your options for internal software </li></ul>Overview
    6. 6. <ul><li>Two Standard Options </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Build </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Specialized Software </li></ul>Options
    7. 7. <ul><li>Custom Is Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>You Could Outsource </li></ul><ul><li>You could use a framework </li></ul><ul><li>You will end up managing a product. Update, Repair, Change, etc.. </li></ul>Custom Build
    8. 8. <ul><li>Fits now but not later </li></ul><ul><li>Compromise on features </li></ul><ul><li>No system does exactly what you need. </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive to change </li></ul>Buy Specialized Software
    9. 9. <ul><li>Use a platform that is built to be extended. </li></ul>Third Option
    10. 10. <ul><li>Module Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Studio </li></ul><ul><li>Logic Hooks </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade Safe Additions </li></ul><ul><li>Automation ( Workflow Engine ) </li></ul><ul><li>SOAP/REST API ( Integrations ) </li></ul><ul><li>Built in Security </li></ul>SugarCRM
    11. 11. Questions? Josh Sweeney Twitter: @JoshSweeney Blog: JoshSweeney.com Website: www.ALT-Invest.net
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