Category: Platform

IT Visionaries: Futurist Peter Schwartz's Tech Survival Guide for Next-Gen IT

IT Visionaries: Futurist Peter Schwartz's Tech Survival Guide for Next-Gen IT

Technology is imposing rapid change across industries with no signs of slowing. Few recognize this better than futurist Peter Schwartz, who has spent much of his career focused on forward-thinking. From early space travel, to the birth of the Internet, Schwartz has had a front row seat to it all.... Read More»

5 Easy Ways to Navigate the AppExchange Like an Expert

5 Easy Ways to Navigate the AppExchange Like an Expert

The AppExchange has more than 2,600 apps that help your business grow faster. But how do you narrow down that field to find the ones that will be most effective for your company? At Dreamforce ’14, guest speaker Garry Polmateer, Managing Partner at Red Argyle, helped answer that question and... Read More»

How PTOn Inspires Learning and Innovation

How PTOn Inspires Learning and Innovation

In 2009, I went to volunteer in the favelas of Rio de Janiero, with the intention of changing the world. I may not have ‘changed the world’ in my months abroad, but what I did get was a different perspective that has been invaluable to me in my life and... Read More»

5 Essential Steps For Enterprise App Development

5 Essential Steps For Enterprise App Development

Cloud, mobile, and social technologies are powering the current app revolution. It’s an exciting time to be in IT, with seemingly no limit to the innovation that can be accomplished on behalf of the business. But when it comes down to the specifics of how to develop the applications and... Read More»

IT Visionaries: How to Get IT a Bigger Seat at the Table

IT Visionaries: How to Get IT a Bigger Seat at the Table

You may recognize Brown-Forman not by its name, but by the spirits and wines in its brand portfolio. Among them are Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Southern Comfort, and Herradura Tequila. Founded in Kentucky in 1870, the company’s products are now sold in more than 160 countries. Brown-Forman has long been... Read More»

Healthcare Firms Find Care Coordination Success With the Salesforce1 Platform

Healthcare Firms Find Care Coordination Success With the Salesforce1 Platform

Home health care provider KinCare and Johns Hopkins Healthcare have been utilizing Salesforce to help with care coordination, improving customer service and reducing costs. KinCare is Australia’s largest home healthcare provider, serving 10,000 customers with 2,000 staff, most of whom are casual employees, called to work on an as-needed basis.... Read More»

How to Use Salesforce1 Lightning Connect to Solve Integration Nightmares

How to Use Salesforce1 Lightning Connect to Solve Integration Nightmares

Our IT environments have an increasing need to be connected. These days, any single company can be managing tens of thousands of points of integration. If all of that data is continually being copied, what IT ends up with is a data synchronization nightmare. My fundamental rule when I was... Read More»

Why Integration Should Be About Connecting, Not Copying Data

Why Integration Should Be About Connecting, Not Copying Data

Data integration is a huge headache for IT leaders. Recent research by Confirmit showed that 48% of those surveyed said it was the #1 pain point in their department. I’ve been there. During my nine years as a CTO at J.P. Morgan Chase, first for the investment bank and then... Read More»

The Best of Dreamforce is Coming to New York

The Best of Dreamforce is Coming to New York

You’ve all read the recaps, heard the buzz, and seen the content online, but it doesn’t compare to attending Dreamforce in person. So, we’re bringing all the action, excitement, education, and big announcements to our friends on the East Coast, for FREE! Register for free now and come experience the... Read More»

IT Visionaries: Heroku CTO on How the Internet of Things Can Transform Your Business

IT Visionaries: Heroku CTO on How the Internet of Things Can Transform Your Business

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the buzzier technology terms tossed around these days. While connecting physical objects to the Web sounds simple enough, what the space means for actual businesses can be more confusing. Morten Bagai is the CTO of Heroku, a cloud application platform for building... Read More»