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First Sports International Announces Pilot with Yorkshire CB

Posted on December, 18, 2014 by

As part of First Sports International’s ongoing Pilot scheme. We are pleased to announce that Yorkshire Constituent Body have today agreed to work with First Sports International to help build and provide the requirements necessary to offer all Constituent bodies nationally a template website via the Orchard Content Management system.

Yorkshire RFU are keen to work with First Sports International as the website will offer a “unique” and “one stop shop” meaning that any organisations using these systems will only require to enter data on one system.

Constituent Bodies are unique in the sense that they act as a ‘mini’ RFU and help govern and run the game in their respective counties. Yorkshire RFU currently governs approximately 110 clubs. This equates to the same amount of clubs that fall under the jurisdiction of Scotland RFU completely.

Each constituent body will want to be able to provide their clubs with key county data including; Competitions, Club Searches, Teams, News, Events across the whole county. The County website will act as a scaled down version of England Rugby.

First Sports International trialling new payments provision with four organisations

Posted on December, 18, 2014 by

Alongside First Sports International as a provider of free websites for sporting organisations, we are today announcing a further pilot with 4 organisations who have volunteered to trial the new payment proposition.

The payment module will enable users of the Game Management System to now only manage their members and administer their organisation. Payments will enable the users to set up costs associated to the membership schemes and either make these public via the websites, enabling non and current members to join and pay for their membership online or alternatively push notifications to their members to pay online via a link.

The payments module is a ground breaking project, further enhancing the proposition for users. Enabling those using our systems to manage their organisation’s via one central point. A website and back end administrations system that all interlink, with the addition that finance can also be managed via the system.

The pilot will aid First Sports International’s development of the product, ensuring that the wants and needs of the end users are met prior to launch. Those involved will help shape the product and direction moving forward.

First Sport International announces new Website proposition

Posted on December, 17, 2014 by

First Sports International have today announced that as part of its suite of applications, it will be adding a front end website to its users. This will provide organisations that have licensed the applications, the ability to offer the end users a free website and content management system (CMS).

The Content Management System (CMS) is provided by a Microsoft endorsed product known as Orchard.

The sites will provide the users with a brochure website, enabling sports organisations the ability to promote their offering on the web without the need for high website design costs and the ongoing, running costs that come.

The Orchard websites are easy to administer, simple to update and quick to create, template websites that are hosted for free.

The websites will be created via the existing Game Management System (GMS) whereby any organisations with access to the suite of applications will have the facility to create their own site directly from within the system.

Once created the administrator will have the ability to redirect the existing web address to their new domain. Copy across content and manage the information all in one central place.

First Sports International’s content management system will enable the end user to, view competitions, players, league tables, teams, coaches, events, create galleries, match reports, link to social media and a whole array of other tools.

This will all be managed and administered via the GMS system.

First Sports International nominated for Technical innovation of the year

Posted on September, 18, 2014 by

First Sports International and RFU Game Management System (GMS)

Twickenham Stadium will be the host for this year’s Rugby Expo Awards 2014, marking half time at this year’s two day Rugby Expo and a chance to celebrate the success stories and stars from the sport.

First Sports International and RFU Game Management System (GMS), has been nominated for Technical innovation of the year

The Benefits of Software Development In Sports

Posted on April, 10, 2013 by

With the success over the years of First Sports Internationals software you have to wonder what kind of impact the inclusion of software like this can have on teams in the future?

As it turns out using sports software can actually be quite beneficial to a team. First Sports International allows for the management of all data, it helps simplify the day-to-day running as well as the administration and how the team is marketed i.e.  through events, special tickets or loyalty programs. 

But it’s not just restricted to what First Sports International can do, there are other benefits from using sports software with your team.  Using this kind of software saves you time so you don’t have to hunt through sheets to find player information, you can use it to improve your organisation, match planning as well as ensure that you’re well supplied with equipment.

Depending on who develops it some software will also help you to set up websites as you can make a custom site to meet your own specific needs. Although the type of site you end up with will depend entirely on the software developer you use as each brings their own style to the table.

This isn’t so prevalent in sport yet, but in hobby websites like gambling or online gaming websites for example the difference is quite noticeable. For starters one of the biggest software companies Playtech has years of experience behind it that it then uses to create a unique gambling website to provide players with several high quality games that cover a range of genres from TV based slots to classic casino titles. Compare this to Cozy Games, another software developer, and you’ll notice a more simplistic approach to their games and a few similarities in the bonuses and perks that players can take advantage of. This works in their benefit as it creates a familiarity amongst the site for its various players, so you could go from one of their sites to another and you’ll always know what to expect There are many different software providers in gambling which offer a vast range of versitile sites.

Providing more software development in sports like the way First Sports International does can only be beneficial, in the next few years we might see more niche sports coming into their own because they used this kind of software to get their team off the ground.

Hobby Web Sites – Making A Difference

Posted on March, 05, 2013 by

Many gambling and gaming sites on the web rely on first class software companies; names like Playtech, Microgaming, or Cozy Games are just a few examples of some of the most popular, trustworthy, and widespread gaming software with years of experience behind their backs. While the sports industry is just now beginning to turn its head toward these technologies in hopes of improving management features, casinos and gaming sites have been making the most of them for years now. The so-called hobby site industry is in bloom and according to related data it will continue to follow an ascending path.

 

How Can Good Software Make A Difference?

Websites that are hosting various games and similar means of entertainment solely focus on high quality; they are capable of successfully covering an impressively wide array of games ranging from 3d or video slots, TV show based slots and classic bingo or lottery games. If you are a big fan of the game of lottery and you would rather play from home to save more time, you can visit the LotteryPlanet site. For more details on the type of activities you can do on the site, look at the Contact page. The FAQ section will introduce answers to the most common questions of a lottery player; the Chat feature will bring you face to face with a live, highly trained representative part of the customer support team for similar reasons. There is also a Dictionary area on the site where you can learn all the specific lotto terms and jargon that will help you decipher lotto news and tips on the site. You will find out how to easy draw a prize, which is the difference between your local time zone and the lottery draw time, and how to become more successful at the game.

Football Association of Moldova selects First Sports

Posted on January, 11, 2013 by

December, 2012 – First Sports International is delighted to announce that the Football Association of Moldova (FMF) has selected First Sports as its long term sports software partner. First Sports and FMF commence in 2013 a process of implementing sports CRM and  football management systems across national and grassroots football in Moldova.

Romanian Football Federation selects First Sports

Posted on January, 11, 2013 by

December, 2012 – First Sports International is delighted to announce that the Romanian Football Federation (FRF) has selected First Sports as its long term sports software partner. First Sports and FRF commence in 2013 a process of implementing sports CRM and  football management systems across national and grassroots football in Romania.

Faroe Islands Football Association selects First Sports

Posted on January, 11, 2013 by

December, 2012 – First Sports International is delighted to announce that the Faroe Islands Football Association (FSF) has selected First Sports as its long term sports software partner. First Sports and FSF commence in 2013 a process of implementing football management modules across the association.

Georgian Football Federation selects First Sports

Posted on January, 11, 2013 by

December, 2012 – First Sports International is delighted to announce that the Georgian Football Federation (GFF), the governing body for football in Georgia has selected First Sports as its long term sports software partner. First Sports and GFF will partner to roll out a Football Management System throughout the association over the coming years.