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bbdevdays 2024: Celebrating our Award Members!

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bbdevdays 2024 was more than an event; it was a celebration of innovation, collaboration, and the limitless potential of technology for social good. If you missed it or want to rewatch, it is now available on demand!

The virtual curtains have closed on bbdevdays 2024, Blackbaud’s annual developers’ conference, and what a spectacular event it was! From the amazing keynotes to the expert panels to the networking sessions, this three-day extravaganza brought together developers, partners, and social impact enthusiasts from around the world.

bbdevdays closed with a celebration of the outstanding members of our community, our best presentations, and our Innovation Grant award winners. Celebrate them with us!
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Community Awards

Developer Community Impact Award

This award recognizes a community member who furthers our collective capabilities with their contribution of technical resources they have created.

  • Alex Wong, Director, Business Information Systems, FIDF

Community Award

This award recognizes that contributions to the community come in many forms, including informative posts, discussion thread replies, sample code, and all-around general helpfulness.

  • Hallie Guiseppe, Director of Advancement Operations, Alvernia University
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Golden Tickets

Selected by our participants, Golden Tickets are awarded to our highest rated sessions. These winners will present encores at bbcon:

  • Enhancing Data Integrity: Charting New Paths with Power Automate and Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT®
    Hallie Guiseppe, Director of Advancement Operations, Alvernia University
  • How UConn is leveraging Power BI + Blackbaud CRM™ for their Presidential Engagement Dashboard
    Tom Scarlett, Director of Programming Services, UConn Foundation, Inc.
  • Automation Techniques to Simplify Updating Raiser's Edge NXT® Portfolio Progress
    Douglas J Foley, Database Manager, Archdiocese of Omaha
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Innovation Grant Award Winners

npAutomate Automate This! Award

This award recognizes an individual with a creative and original idea for a Power Automate flow that solves real-world challenges for the social good community in a Blackbaud product.

  • Kristina Pollard, Database Coordinator, Development, UT Medical Center
    Idea: Employee Payroll Deduction Request Processing with Microsoft Power Automate
    Outcomes: Better Staff Engagement in Fundraising; Reduce Staff Time from Weeks to Hours

Sentinel Consulting How’s Your Data Award

This award recognizes an individual with a great idea on how to better represent data trends or analysis and an accompanying process or solution to act based on that data report!

  • Sandy Thomas, Director of Advancement Services, Widener University
    Idea: Endowment Reporting Improvements with Microsoft Power BI
    Outcome: Improve Efficiency in Reporting Across Multiple Data Sources and Departments

Microsoft AI Vision Award

This award recognizes an individual with a next-level idea leveraging Microsoft Copilot.

  • Carrie Davis, Sr. Full Stack Developer, Georgia Tech Foundation
    Idea: Automating Microsoft Teams Interactions with SKY API and Microsoft Copilot
    Outcome: Contact Report Submissions and Quality


While bbdevdays 2024 is now over, the learning keeps going! It’s not too late to register to see what you missed on-demand. Recordings will be available through June 21 for our Explorer Pass holders and August 5 for our Developer Pass holders.

And with our new Power Platform offerings in Blackbaud University, our Regional Workshops in Washington DC and Atlanta, and our monthly Power Automate and Power BI User Groups, you have new opportunities to keep learning.

bbdevdays 2024 was more than an event; it was a celebration of innovation, collaboration, and the limitless potential of technology for social good. We look forward to you continuing to explore the world of possibilities with us!

News Community News 06/18/2024 11:20am EDT

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