Category: Cloud

IdeaExchange Update: Customer Ideas in the Winter '15 Release

IdeaExchange Update: Customer Ideas in the Winter '15 Release

The Winter ‘15 release is here- which means it’s also time to take a look at the customer Ideas being delivered! As a reminder, these Ideas come from our IdeaExchange—the place where members of our community can go to create and/or vote on the product enhancements they deem important. So... Read More»

Optimizing Lead and Referral in Banking [Infographic]

Optimizing Lead and Referral in Banking [Infographic]

As software ‘eats the world,’ tech disruptors are no longer nipping at the heels of traditional banks; they’re in their kitchens cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Why is this happening? Information siloes and other obstacles to cross-team collaboration at traditional banks contribute to a startling 63% of leads that fall through the... Read More»

VIDEO: What We Learned at Dreamforce '14

VIDEO: What We Learned at Dreamforce '14

Dreamforce is all about innovation, fun, and giving back. It is the Super Bowl of cloud computing. And it's an amazing place to learn amazing new things and meet fabulous new people. That's what we did, anyway. In order to get the most out of my Dreamforce experience, I set... Read More»

The Check Six Measures: Managing Like a Pilot

The Check Six Measures: Managing Like a Pilot

My father retired was a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and he spent many years teaching at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. One thing he always taught his students about flying—and me, when I started driving—was "check your six." In military parlance, your "six" is the area... Read More»

How to Run a Business and Keep Your Weekends Free

How to Run a Business and Keep Your Weekends Free

Entrepreneurs sacrifice a lot for their businesses. Money, time, social life—all of these tend to go out the window. What I didn’t expect to lose, however, were my weekends. Business owners don’t procrastinate; we are constantly firing on all cylinders. I thought I’d get my work done during the week,... Read More»

3 Savvy Self-Promotion Examples For Professionals

3 Savvy Self-Promotion Examples For Professionals

We have all been exposed to the brash, unethical type who simply is not in tune with the delicate balance between over-promoting and under-promoting himself, right? One of the unfortunate ripple effects created by over-the-top self-promoters is that their behavior causes good, solid contributors to shrink back when it’s time... Read More»

“Winning at Work: Success Secrets from 20 Top Influencers”: A New Salesforce E-Book

“Winning at Work: Success Secrets from 20 Top Influencers”: A New Salesforce E-Book

Navigating a career is becoming increasingly complicated. Industries are constantly changing—but sometimes, the more things change, the more they stay the same. While certain technical skills may not be applicable throughout your entire career, there are some tried-and-true tips for succeeding, no matter what disruption occurs around you. And what... Read More»

A Single Step: How Lauren's Kids Used Salesforce to Grow Their Nonprofit

A Single Step: How Lauren's Kids Used Salesforce to Grow Their Nonprofit

Has Salesforce changed your business, website, or life? If so, please fill out this form to be featured in a customer story. If chosen, we'll share your story on our blog and our social channels! The ancient proverb from Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu tells us: A journey of a thousand... Read More»

5 Key Questions from the Bluewolf State of Salesforce Report

5 Key Questions from the Bluewolf State of Salesforce Report

Every year, Bluewolf, a global business consulting firm, publishes The State of Salesforce, an annual analysis of how the best companies use salesforce.com. Bluewolf, in partnership with the MIT Sloan School of Management, collects data from more than 1,000 salesforce.com customers, with respondents from a variety of roles, company sizes,... Read More»

4 Crucial Steps to Trade Show Follow-up

4 Crucial Steps to Trade Show Follow-up

How much time do you spend preparing to sponsor a trade show event? If you’re in marketing, this question is probably a no-brainer: a lot. Preparing booth signage, finding session speakers, ensuring you have sufficient staff and that everyone is where you need them to be can mean a number... Read More»