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From "J.Lance Wilkinson" <jl...@psu.edu>
Subject Re: Crowdvine for ApacheCon NA 2013
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:19:54 GMT
Steve Holden wrote:
> For the moment we are on both. Lanyrd does allow you to create a 
> personal schedule, but apparently only through the mobile (iPhone, 
> Android) apps they promote. Lanyrd is more modern, and I suspect that 

	Don't find any Lanyrd mobile apps in the Google play store; went
	to m.lanyrd.com and indeed there's a mobile optimized website
	there but nothing to suggest it has the ability to build any
	personal schedule either.

> over the long haul they will overtake Crowdvine, because they seem able 
> to make more effective use of web APIs, they are better known, and don't 
> expect the individual users to do as much work.
> 
> regards
>  Steve
> 
> On Jan 22, 2013, at 9:34 AM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> 
>> For whatever it's worth, Lanyrd has the advantage that more people 
>> have heard of it, and CrowdVine is superior in every other way, 
>> especially the itinerary planning tools.
>>
	Most conferences I've attended (e.g., Brainshare, Adobe Max)
	had their own web-based personal scheduling tool.  Never used
	Crowdvine before Apachecon, never used Lanyrd before yesterday.
	Personal scheduling is about the only reason I'd used either
	since almost everything else is back on the main conference
	site.

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