Category: Collaboration

4 Ways To Boost Your Performance and Love Your Job with Chatter [INFOGRAPHIC]

4 Ways To Boost Your Performance and Love Your Job with Chatter [INFOGRAPHIC]

As enterprise companies get more social, we move from understanding what's possible to making it a reality. And as more and more companies move forward with platforms like Chatter, success grows from employees who actually use the social platform. The problem is that a lot of users -- people just... Read More»

How Deloitte and Salesforce Work Together to Create Innovative Healthcare Communities

How Deloitte and Salesforce Work Together to Create Innovative Healthcare Communities

Healthcare is a highly competitive and rapidly evolving industry, and with the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) and the establishment of Healthcare Information Exchange (HIX) there is a need to deliver a flexible, progressive and innovative platform that’s accessible via the latest mobile technologies. The goal – a simple and interactive... Read More»

How Your Online Community Can Increase Customer Retention

How Your Online Community Can Increase Customer Retention

When you’re talking about growing small and medium-sized businesses, you cannot overemphasize the importance of customer retention. According to Bain & Company and Harvard Business Review, boosting customer retention by 5% increases profits by 25% to 95%. Due to the high cost of acquiring new customers, extending the life of... Read More»

3 Lessons Your Workplace Should Take from Team Sports

3 Lessons Your Workplace Should Take from Team Sports

60 Minutes Sports recently aired a segment on the head coach for Harvard Crew, Harry Parker. Mr. Parker coached Harvard Crew for 51 years, and according to some, is the winningest coach in all of sports. Ever. As I watched the segment, it dawned on me how very different sports... Read More»

3 Ways to Recognize and Motivate Employees Using Salesforce

3 Ways to Recognize and Motivate Employees Using Salesforce

More than two thirds of employees say they would work harder if they were better recognized. With the Salesforce release of Winter 14, sales organization can now leverage the powerful and robust employee recognition process from Work.com, all within Salesforce. Create a collaborative culture where feedback and recognition are constantly... Read More»

3 Team Building Activities to Build Your Business

3 Team Building Activities to Build Your Business

Salesforce.com's NYC sales team helps restore buildings damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Team building exercises can help people work together better, but they tend to be gimmicky. Rather than relying on old icebreakers, the modern business should be geared toward helping the community while bringing the team closer together as well.... Read More»

7 Ways To Network Without Leaving the House

7 Ways To Network Without Leaving the House

Jeff Pulver, a co-founder of Vonage and an Internet entrepreneur, had a passion for connecting that started at an early age. When he was nine his uncle showed him a ham radio. “It was a moment that changed my life. I was like— wow—my uncle found the cure for loneliness.”... Read More»

16 Free Ways to Create Employee Engagement

16 Free Ways to Create Employee Engagement

Of the country’s roughly 100 million full-time employees, an alarming 70 million (70%) are either not engaged at work or are actively disengaged. That number has remained stagnant since Gallup began tracking the U.S. working population's engagement levels in 2000. Talk about a lost decade. (See How to Tackle U.S.... Read More»

3 App Savvy Steps for Your Quote to Cash Cycle with Salesforce AppExchange

3 App Savvy Steps for Your Quote to Cash Cycle with Salesforce AppExchange

The Salesforce AppExchange has nearly 2,000 apps designed to solve your business challenges, but have you ever considered how your use of apps directly benefits your customers? Never fear: App Savvy is here. Our new App Savvy series will share tips, tricks and app best practices that will improve your... Read More»

How to Boost Performance with Open Innovation

How to Boost Performance with Open Innovation

We all want to be more innovative, and the key is collaboration. Collaborating with your entire organization, your customers, supply chain partners and brand advocates will enable everyone to take a crack at helping develop a new product, improve an existing process or solve a vexing problem. Problem solving is... Read More»