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Blackbaud’s Annual Developers’ Conference Will Help Social Impact Organizations Explore Ways to Automate and Extend Their Blackbaud Solutions with New Tech Innovation

Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the leading provider of software for powering social impact, kicked off bbdevdays, its annual developers’ conference, this week showcasing technology innovation as well as customer and partner achievements. This three-day, virtual event celebrates and supports developers of every skill level and explores ways to automate and enhance Blackbaud solutions, providing a forum for inspiration, connection and skill building.

“bbdevdays is a conference by our developer community, for our developer community, which is now more than 12,000 strong,” said Mike Gianoni, president, CEO and vice chairman of the board of directors, Blackbaud. “This gathering showcases our customers and partners, and all they are doing to expand what’s possible for social impact organizations. We’re proud to unleash their potential through our open ecosystem and our commitment to bringing cutting edge technology and responsible AI to the sector.”

With this event, Blackbaud is building on innovation momentum, as the company continues rolling out new updates and features to help social impact organizations customize and extend their software for their unique needs. Recent momentum includes:

  • New AI capabilities for Blackbaud products, with a continued focus on the company’s Intelligence for Good® strategy and recent recognition for the company’s AI focus
  • Increased security options with total database encryption now available for Blackbaud CRM™, Blackbaud Altru®, Blackbaud’s K-12 education products, and many other products across the Blackbaud portfolio
  • Trailblazing enhancements for Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT®, including new Standard Reports and Query APIs
  • Modernized SKY APIs® for Blackbaud Grantmaking™ that provide a host of possibilities for connecting to solutions like accounting platforms and productivity tools
  • An expanded School API to give K-12 schools more capabilities, choice and extensibility to manage everything from admissions to health services with partners like Ubiq, BrightArrow and August Schools

At bbdevdays, attendees will explore conference sessions, developed by both industry leaders and Blackbaud experts, covering topics such as:

  • Leveraging AI and automations to increase efficiency and accuracy
  • Cybersecurity for low-coders
  • When and how to build customizations
  • Extending solutions using Blackbaud SKY APIs and UX components
  • A variety of demos on how to get the most out of Blackbaud solutions

Supporting the Developer Community 
Through bbdevdays, Blackbaud will celebrate its developer and partner community with awards, grants, and a spotlight on early-stage software companies that are extending Blackbaud’s software with new innovation: 

  • Innovation Awards: Blackbaud will recognize the contributions of two developers in the social good community with its Innovation Awards and will select three individuals to receive an Innovation Grant to help bring bold ideas to life for the community and publish/share them online for all.
  • Blackbaud Social Good Startup Program: Startup founders will showcase their unique integrations with Blackbaud products in dynamic sessions covering AI innovations, SKY API tools, and Raiser’s Edge NXT solutions, highlighting the transformative potential of these technologies.

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