This month we had our Q3 2014 Product Webinar for Fellowship One. We shared some great news regarding the ACTIVE Network global headquarters relocation to Dallas, TX as well as the introduction of two new team members on our Product Management team:
- Greg Crow – Senior Product Manager
- Thomas Leong – F1 Product Manager
You’ll find the recording of the product RoadMap portion of the webinar below along with the Q&A document of the questions asked by attendees.
Q3 2014 Product Webinar – Q&A (coming soon)
THANK YOU to those of you who have provided feedback on the F1 Contributions App. We’re excited to release version 2.1 soon. In this release, we focused on improvements to reduce common errors and we’re introducing a new feature we think will excite you: batched check scanning.
Continue reading «Updates to the Contributions App»
Sharing reports is by far the most most often requested enhancement for reporting. Being able to define a report and pass it along to another member of your team gives our F1 Champions, or anyone else with reporting chops, the ability to help others leverage the value found in our very powerful, reporting tool.
Sharing a reports is simple!
- Open a report
- Select the desired filters
- Choose “Send a Copy” from the top right menu
Most Churches understand the importance of effective, creative, and timely communication with their members and visitors. What we sometimes struggle with is how to make that happen. There’s a lot going on in the world around us and keeping different groups feeling connected can be a challenge. Effective communication plays a key role in helping you stay tapped-in and create a healthy community. That’s why we’ve partnered with Mercury Flight to provide broadcast messaging that is simple, affordable, and best of all… integrated with Fellowship One!
Now you can call, text, or email hundreds (or thousands) or people in seconds, It’s the most effective tool available for improving communication with your congregation and positively impacting lives. With the combined power of Fellowship One and Mercury Flight, you can:
- Increase attendance
- Increase giving
- Connect with new visitors
- Communicate with volunteers
- Promote special groups and events
Follow these simple steps to get started:
- Register your church with Mercury Flight.
- Log into F1 and grant access to Mercury Flight from Admin Menu by selecting Integration › Applications.
- Start Communicating!
Setting up a campaign is easy! Write your Message, Select your F1 Group and you’re done!
After an extended period of product and company transition, we launched quarterly product updates for our church partners. In that inaugural Product Webinar, I spoke about our journey and Fellowship One’s product manager, Curtis Harris discussed how we are returning to our “iterative roots.” We are getting back into the rhythm of releasing incremental product features often, rather than holding back valuable functionality while waiting for a “complete” package.
Continue reading «Kingsley Allen on ACTIVE Faith – June 2014»
I’m happy to say that we recently released an enhanced version of the F1Touch iPhone app to leverage the latest iOS. We didn’t make many changes to the look or the features available, but you will notice better performance on your updated operating system. This update is now available in the App Store.
Continue reading «F1 Touch Update Available»
We’ve had almost 200 churches become part of the Activity Workflow beta and we’re adding more daily. More churches asked to join the beta than we expected, giving us the opportunity to monitor the system and ensure stability with the higher number of beta activations going into the system. We are all caught up and able to handle more. Fill out this online form if you want to join this group and get a hands on look at what we’re working on.
Continue reading «Activity Workflow – Beta Update»
Now you can quickly update gender from the household edit screen. This is something that many Fellowship One users have asked for, and will provide value for those entering and editing individual records.
Continue reading «Mass Edit Household Members»
In the summer, the temperature may be rising, but charitable giving is on the decline. Many factors play a part in this, including lower weekend attendance, vacation schedules, and summer distractions. Continue reading «The Summer Slump: Decreased Giving to Churches»
Two weeks ago we established a revival of iterative development; the idea that features will be released often and we will iterate toward completion as opposed to holding back valuable functionality while waiting for a “complete” package. Time will tell if we are successful, but here are the current fruits: Continue reading «Product News: May 2014»