[kwlug-disc] General Thunderbird development ?
Insurance Squared Inc.
gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Fri Dec 19 10:54:41 EST 2008
It seems I need to develop a CRM type database for my niche as
everything I'm finding just doesn't work well enough. The CRM is
basically a client administration database, server hosted and accessed
through a browser. Our leads are inserted into the system then it
manages them through to sales and afterwards. It'll be developed in
It's all standard database stuff, with one exception. I'd like to
integrate thunderbird into the system. But I'm not sure if that can
easily be done, and if so, what functionality is possible. Part of the
confusion is that thunderbird is local, and the CRM is hosted on an
But ideally, I'd like to be able to somehow use thunderbird for emails,
while still tagging emails to the client records of the CRM. For
example if I pull up client A, it'd be nice to view all the emails that
went back and forth with that client, even if I'm not at the machine
that sent and received the emails.
Does anyone have any thoughts on such an integration? I know it's a bit
of a vague problem, but I'm not 100% certain exactly how much
integration is actually feasible.
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