Category: Platform

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»

7 Salesforce Admin Villains and How to Defeat Them [SlideShare]

7 Salesforce Admin Villains and How to Defeat Them [SlideShare]

Spring is a wonderful time of year. Even here in foggy San Francisco, we get to enjoy warm days and sunny skies. I love the energy at work when we move past fiscal year planning and performance review cycles into a full throttle focus on attaining the goals we set... Read More»

How Cloud Platforms Save IT Time and Money On App Development

How Cloud Platforms Save IT Time and Money On App Development

When you can accomplish something faster and cheaper, you tend to do more of it. That’s certainly true of recently surveyed IT organizations who have built a portfolio of applications on the Salesforce1 Platform. Companies report a 70% reduced time to market for app development, and as a result, the... 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»