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New Service for Online Campaigns and Fundraising

Pioneers in open source solutions for business in Puerto Rico, Altamente now offers Kanpora, an online platform that makes CivicCRM and Drupal based solutions easy to implement.

In March 2013, Altamente started exploring technology alternatives that would enable non-profits to do more good works, optimizing their administrative processes and contributor relationship management.

Colabora Brings Webmail, Cloud Services and Collaboration

Over the next few months we will be upgrading and migrating our customers to a new web service. For the same monthly fee* they will now have access to cloud storage and sharing of files as well as the ability to coordinate calendars with coworkers and share contacts. These new services all extend to apps on mobile devices.Have you factored in the cost of the myriad of "free" services?

New Version of Social Network for Scientists and Puerto Rico

Altamente proudly announces its successful completion and launch of CienciaPR 2.0, providing a better home for networking, learning and promoting science in Puerto Rico.

Recently, Altamente was hired by Ciencia Puerto Rico as the technology solutions provider and consultant responsible for migrating a five year old social media platform in active use by over 5,000 scientists to a new more robust version. Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) is a nonprofit organization composed of scientists, professionals, students and citizens committed to promoting science, research and science education in Puerto Rico.

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Insider's Look into the English for the Future Policy Congress

This past October in Cartagena, Colombia, the British Council celebrated the first in a series of three annual policy conferences on the subject of English language education in the Americas. The policy dialogues are meant to stimulate frank discussion of challenges, opportunities and choices faced by policy-makers working with English language teaching and hence were not open to the general public but limited to ministers of education, regional education secretaries and their advisors.

Wordpress Spammer Bots - A Workaround that Works

Overestimate the quality of Wordpress code at your own peril.

We run a small sitewide multi-domain Wordpress installation for blogs and simple sites.  Wordpress (and before that Wordpress MU) is easy to install, manage, hack, and looks nice out of the box.

The only problem is that it is just not that well engineered, and I have done more than my fair share of double takes as to how primitive the system is.

Overestimate the quality of Wordpress code at your own peril.

Here is a specific example and my method for working around a particular limitation (without patching the core).