Category: Platform

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»

How One CIO Used Salesforce Integration to Beat the Economic Downturn

How One CIO Used Salesforce Integration to Beat the Economic Downturn

There’s no shortage of technological options out there for CIOs to consider. But for CH Briggs CIO Scott Withers, “It's not just about the technology. It's about the needs of the business and how I can use and select these technologies to make the business successful.” It was the needs... Read More»

Gartner Names Salesforce.com a Leader in the aPaaS Magic Quadrant

Gartner Names Salesforce.com a Leader in the aPaaS Magic Quadrant

It’s another major recognition for salesforce.com. The company has been named a leader in Gartner’s recently released Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Platform as a Service (aPaaS) report. Gartner defines an enterprise aPaaS as one “designed to support the enterprise requirements for business applications and application projects.” Salesforce.com’s Salesforce1 Platform,... 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»