What Highrise from 37signals Means for Ministry

Truth be told, that is just another one of my catchy subject lines to make you read the post (sorry to those seeking a trustful person, ’cause I am as depraved as any blogger). I have subscribed to 37signals news alerts by email and I just got one that summarizes something I have been looking forward to considering. You can read about their description of the product in the quote and at the links below, but let me just add that I am very excited to see how this tool could be used by church plants, smaller ministries, and those of us helping out ministries with technology. Looks to be a great way of keeping track of people in a low-footprint, agile kind of way.

We’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on our latest
product, Highrise (previously known as Sunrise). Highrise is a
shared contact manager that helps you keep track of who you talk
to, what was said, and what to do next. Like Basecamp helps you
collaborate on projects, Highrise helps you collaborate on
people. You can use it alone or with your co-workers. You can
think of it as a company-wide, web-based, shared address book
with a few twists.

Here are a few Signal vs. Noise posts previewing Highrise:

Preview 1: An introduction to Highrise
URL: http://tinyurl.com/2pyusz

Preview 2: Highrise permissions and groups
URL: http://tinyurl.com/39vqq9

Preview 3: Highrise welcome and workspace tabs
URL: http://tinyurl.com/2fbrpo

Preview 4: Adding people to Highrise and dealing with duplicates
URL: http://tinyurl.com/2pblnm

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