Category: Platform

IT Visionaries: The New Role of the Enterprise Architect

IT Visionaries: The New Role of the Enterprise Architect

Technology continues to disrupt long-established roles across business and IT, including that of the enterprise architect (EA). As the former Chief Architect and CTO of JPMorgan Chase, Adrian Kunzle knows this challenge all too well. For the latest installment in the ongoing “IT Visionaries” series, Kunzle, now SVP of Product... Read More»

How iBeacons Can Turn Your In-Store Staff into Mind-Readers

How iBeacons Can Turn Your In-Store Staff into Mind-Readers

iBeacon technology is hot stuff right now. I’ve heard people frame iBeacons as a potential savior for the brick-and-mortar retail experience. I’ve heard testimonials about all of the incremental revenue that might be generated at, say, a basketball game, through iBeacons. And I’ve heard how an iBeacon might be responsible... Read More»

IT Visionaries: How One CIO Runs an Entire Company on a Cloud Platform

IT Visionaries: How One CIO Runs an Entire Company on a Cloud Platform

SVP and CIO of Enterprise, Pradip Sitaram, oversees the direction and management of the information technology portfolio for Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. Enterprise is a national organization that creates and advocates for affordable homes in thriving communities, linked to jobs, health care, strong schools, and transportation. In a few short... Read More»

4 Things to Consider When Choosing an Intranet Solution

4 Things to Consider When Choosing an Intranet Solution

A recent study from Harvard Business Review reveals that attributes of top performing companies include: collaboration, honesty, innovation, and agility. With the right intranet solution, you can strengthen these aspects of your business. Here are four things to consider when choosing an intranet platform: 1. Will the intranet platform encourage... Read More»

The 5 Elements of Great Customer Loyalty Apps

The 5 Elements of Great Customer Loyalty Apps

Most every company wants to build relationships with consumers and earn their loyalty. In today’s environment, developing and delivering customer engagement apps can add tremendous value when it comes to increasing brand awareness and drawing repeat business. To design apps that truly make an impact, keep in mind these five... Read More»

How Wearable Technology Can (And Will) Change Your Business

How Wearable Technology Can (And Will) Change Your Business

In recent years, wearable technology has become a hot topic in the tech industry. With its tight relationship with the Internet of Things, many insiders have designated wearables for business as the next big thing. But while the most talked-about new wearable technologies—such as the Apple iWatch and Google Glass—are... Read More»

Wearable Tech Takes Center Stage at Google I/O

Wearable Tech Takes Center Stage at Google I/O

In addition to sharing the event space that will hold Salesforce's annual Dreamforce conference in three months, Google's annual conference, Google I/O, shared something else in common with Salesforce this week: a focus on wearable technology. Early indications were that the Google keynote would be heavily Android-focused, and it did... Read More»

Why Faster Enterprise App Development is Better

Why Faster Enterprise App Development is Better

Companies everywhere are feeling a need for speed. In the rapidly changing world of information technology, agility is not only essential when it comes to application development, but it can also have the biggest impact organization wide. According to a new IDC white paper, sponsored by salesforce.com, the top business... Read More»

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»