ERPNext Meetup in Pune, India

Dear Team,

We are very glad to announce ERPNext meetup in our Pune office on behalf of ERPNext Pune community. The main goal of this meetup is to bring more closer Pune community members of ERPNext. In future we will have the wider community of ERPNext with a team. Please note the Meetup agenda as per given below.

Everyone from Pune community is requested to attend this meetup and enjoy insights of great open source product, organized by DigitalPrizm Infotech Private Limited.

We are DigitalPrizm Infotech Private Limited is an expert provider of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Software, located in Pune- Maharashtra. And we helps in formulating systematic management solutions of various resources of a particular organisation. It inclusive helps in maximum financial and organisational stability generation. Also compact and comprehensive ERP solution for multiple sales location, distribution & manufacturing business to manage their entire downstream supply chains. Also, we provide a full spectrum of custom software services, with a focus on web and mobile application development. Our offerings cover all stages of the software development life cycle: from business analysis, design, and prototyping to the actual development, quality assurance, and post-project maintenance and support.

Date: Wednesday, 17-05-2017

Time: 03.00pm to 05.00pm

Location: DigitalPrizm Infotech Private LimitedN.402, Level-4, Sai Ram Apt., Near: Vanaz Corner, Kothrud,Pune.Tel: 020 69700097(Upstairs of “SUBWAY”)

Schedule: We will be having two and half hour gathering with Presentation, roadmap, and discussions, and other matters of ERPNext with closing by beverages & Snacks.

Sambhaji Kolate


@kolate_sambhaji can we move the meetup to 3pm?

A bunch of us will be traveling to Pune for the wedding and will be good to finish up by 5



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Yes, I will change time to 3PM to 5PM


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I have updated meet up time to 3PM - 5PM,
Looking forward to meet you all.

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Summary of ERPNext Pune Community Meetup II

Thanks Rushabh Mehta and @erpnext Team for becoming part of second meetup held in Pune. Many thanks to Indictrans Team and Digital Prizm Team for coming and organizing meetup in Pune second time.

Goal: Our goal is to build healthy ecosystem for ERPNext user, developer and service providers.

Format: Roundtable Discussion

Meeting summary:
We have discussion regarding Roadmap of Pune Community, Marketing and Contribution.

We have detailed discussion regarding, How to educate customer to contribute feature in core product? I will make document on advantages of contribution and I will share it in community.

Next steps planned:
We have decided to take code sprint (on Frappe Framework & Mobile APP) event in Pune next Month, Tentative Date will be 10th June 2017.

Venue: Pune


Sambhaji Kolate


Many thanks to Rushabh and @erpnext team, Indictrans team for coming and Digitalprizm team for organizing second meetup in Pune.

Here are some points listed out with small description we discussed in meetup "how we can educate Customer and Companies to Contribute in open source project " :-

1. You will earn a reputation as an innovative and open company.
These days, some level of involvement in open source development is pretty much a requirement for a company to be considered relevant. Large organizations such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter, have all open-sourced very significant projects and code bases. Think React.js, Bootstrap. Your company will earn respect and be able to demonstrate progress instead of just talking about it until the release of your final product.

2. You will be able to hire the best engineers.
The best engineers love open source. The personal benefits from contributing to open source are immense and if your company contributes to open source projects, especially high-profile ones, that can be a major drawing point for gifted engineers. Coding is their passion and what they do after work. It is a tremendous boon for a great engineer to be able to contribute to open source projects in order to achieve personal credit and feel the direct impact of the work — even if working for a huge corporation.

3. You will get more out of your best engineers.
The best engineers are passionate about their craft and when they (eventually) go home they often continue coding at night and on weekends and contribute to open source initiatives. By participating in the open source community, you may give them an outlet for their passion to work on open source projects relevant to your business.

4. Your engineer’s morale and pride will skyrocket.
Your engineers will be proud and be able to talk about the open source aspects of their work freely with peers. They will feel that they contribute directly to the greater good.

5. Other people will help you for free.
Other people will contribute to your open source projects. Some of them will just try them and give you feedback, some will contribute small fixes to documentation and some will actually fix bugs or even suggest and implement whole new features.

6.You will get upgraded system.
You will get upgradation whenever there is an updation in existing system.

7.Your will be ableto maintain your project.
Other people maintain your project.

8. you will get quality check from experienced people
Other people will check quality of your open source projects. Some of them will just try them and give you feedback, or even suggest and implement whole new features.

9. You will be able to influence the direction of the projects to which you contribute.
You can, of course, just use open source code without contributing. But when you contribute significantly, your voice will be heard when discussing new directions or you may just directly go ahead and add the feature that you need.

10. You will have able to forge partnerships with other open source companies.
Open source provides a communication channel and builds trust between companies. You can even develop your endeavor together as an open source project, which introduces a very streamlined way of cooperation and communication between developers from multiple organizations.

11. You will be able to use open source more efficiently.
There is a wealth of very high-quality open source code out there. Many organizations don’t take full advantage of it because they are not part of it. They don’t have the proper source control systems and policies, their development life cycle doesn’t work well with dependencies on external projects and they worry about violating licenses. By contributing to open source initiatives, your organization will be comfortable with the ecosystem and will be able to utilize other open source projects to which you don’t even contribute.

12. You will save a lot on training and documentation.
If you develop significant parts of your code base as open source projects and those projects are popular, then new employees may already be familiar — and even experienced — with your technology. This is great because you save time and new employees can be productive very quickly.

Bhagyashree Aher
DigitalPrizm Infotech Pvt. Ltd.