Category: Mobile

FREE E-BOOK: 10 Essential Elements of Great Enterprise Mobile Apps

FREE E-BOOK: 10 Essential Elements of Great Enterprise Mobile Apps

Mobile devices, whether you’re talking about smart phones, tablets, or other form factors, present unique development and design challenges. The kind of information, the actions you can take, the way the interface looks and works, needs to be fundamentally different in a mobile environment. Which is why, at salesforce.com, we’ve... Read More»

APIs Are Bridging the Mobile App Gap

APIs Are Bridging the Mobile App Gap

Almost overnight, it seems, our lives came to revolve around social networks: We scan our Facebook feeds for updates from our families and relevant news, use Twitter to follow friends and celebrities, and pin the latest fashions or home-improvement ideas via Pinterest. Behind it all is the desire to drive... Read More»

4 Ways a Mobile Sales Team Gets Better Insights

4 Ways a Mobile Sales Team Gets Better Insights

The amount of data available on a sales lead has grown tremendously in the past few years. A prospect is no longer just a name and a phone number on a card in your Rolodex. They are a collection of online tracking data, social profiles, company information, account history, and... Read More»

4 Best Practices for Building the HR Apps Your Employees Want

4 Best Practices for Building the HR Apps Your Employees Want

The world is more connected than ever before. Mobile and social applications have changed the way people go about their daily activities. Guess what? Employees now have expectations that the same experience they have with technology in their personal lives will be replicated at work. This shift has HR departments... Read More»

How Salesforce Uses Mobile and Social Tools to Delight Employees

How Salesforce Uses Mobile and Social Tools to Delight Employees

Attract and inspire amazing people. That’s the #1 priority of the salesforce.com Employee Success team. How do they accomplish this awesome task? By fostering a more human, less corporate environment. This means empowering employees with mobile and social tools, built on the Salesforce1 Platform. Central to this endeavor is the... Read More»

How Facebook Is Using Custom HR Apps to Win the Talent Race

How Facebook Is Using Custom HR Apps to Win the Talent Race

Facebook is in a constant battle for talent. The social media giant competes with both large Silicon Valley companies and small startups for the best and the brightest. Along with successfully managing the hiring process, Facebook’s human resources department makes it a priority to attract, retain, and invest in current... Read More»

The 3 Technology Roadblocks Standing Between Us and True Mobility

The 3 Technology Roadblocks Standing Between Us and True Mobility

I have a vision. A vision that one day sales teams of every size can seamlessly share their presentations with each other and every client they meet without restrictions. In my work with some of the largest and most powerful sales teams across the country, I’ve found that one of... Read More»

How My 14 Year Old Daughter Built Her First Mobile App...In 25 Minutes...Without Any Code

How My 14 Year Old Daughter Built Her First Mobile App...In 25 Minutes...Without Any Code

Over the holidays, my daughter reminded me that I promised to teach her how to build a mobile app. So I told her to grab her laptop, I'd grab mine, and app building we would go. Minutes 1-2 First, we had to come up with an idea for what the... Read More»

How Apps Can Boost Your Back Office Performance

How Apps Can Boost Your Back Office Performance

In a theater performance, the actors usually get all the glory, but what happens behind the scenes significantly affects the outcome of the show. Your business is no different. The back office may not be an obvious moneymaker like the front office, but it’s more important than you realize. With... Read More»

Salesforce.com EVP of Technology Shares Thoughts on Innovation and a Teenage Marc Benioff

Salesforce.com EVP of Technology Shares Thoughts on Innovation and a Teenage Marc Benioff

Salesforce.com Executive Vice President, Technology Steve Fisher has been with the company nearly a decade, but his connection to the organization goes back much further. Fisher and Salesforce CEO and Co-Founder Marc Benioff wrote video games together in high school and founded Liberty Software. With Salesforce’s 15th birthday almost here,... Read More»