Requirements Gathering

Well on January 29, 2011, we sat down with 9 of the 18 non-profits that are requesting help from this years givecamp. I’ll be posting the video on youtube. Once I finish uploading them, the nonprofit well be linked to the appropriate video(please continue to check because each of these videos is taking 2+ hours […]

POSSIBLE Date change for SoMDGC ’11

    In an attempt to find the “perfect” weekend for our second annual givecamp we may have over looking the possibility that the College would have wanted the same weekend for an event they are hosting. Well it’s happen; before our event could be approved another request was accepted during the same weekend. The individuals […]

Northern Virginia Code Camp

I had the privilege yesterday(Dec 11, 2010) and attended the Northern Virginia Code Camp, or #NoVACC on twitter. While my focus today was on the MVC – with a session on Blend – the part the of this event that I’ll remember most is the charity that the Northern Virginia Code Camp sponsored – “Teardrops […]

Southern Maryland GiveCamp 11 – Charity Possible Selections

On December 8th, 2010 the Southern Maryland Give Camp Committee gathered in a coffee shop and talked about the non-profits that are requesting our services this time. I would like to take this time to see if there is an organization that can help out “The Diaper Drive”. This non-profit did request help from us; however, they […]

Southern Maryland GiveCamp ’11

It’s December 1st and, I hope, everyone is getting into the Holiday spirit. I have been working hard at getting my outdoor Christmas decorations up and working and this as really put me, yes me, in a good mood. Today is also the day we start reviewing the application that we received for our 2nd annual […]

Philly GiveCamp Day 1 and 2

I was assigned last night to two projects, “Weed and Seed” and “Light of Hope”. I guess I defaulted to the Project Manager and the “SiteFinity” go to guy, which is excellent cause I have five people working these project and I would probably just get in the way.So last night I created three projects […]

Give Camp Thank You

Well we had our lessons learned meeting last night (March 30, 2010), with the volunteers invited, nothing personal NPO’s, I was trying to make sure the the volunteers could speak technical. I am going to transcribe the lessons learned and post it into a wiki on our website, hopefully by the end of the week. […]

T-1 week and count

Well, we are a week away and I am still looking for developers. I am SO hopeful that during this last week the developer community is going to realize that they have nothing better to do that weekend, so why not. I am receiving items that our sponsors want added to the goodie bags, so […]

T –2 weeks and counting

Well to be honest; I am really starting to give nervous. We have 14 days before our event and I am still 25 volunteers, with 22 of them needing to be developers, short of what I feel we need to complete all 19 projects. I don’t know what to do, I have been ordering food […]

T – 3 Weeks and counting

Well, we are 3 weeks away and I am starting to get REALLY worried. At the point that I wrote this, we have 72 volunteers and we need 28 more technical volunteers in order to have 3 developers on each project. We have swag that each volunteer is going to be receiving, and I have […]