Category: Platform

ICYMI: 5 Highlights from Today at Dreamforce

ICYMI: 5 Highlights from Today at Dreamforce

Day 3 of Dreamforce has come and gone. No doubt your head is spinning with everything you’ve learned this week about Salesforce’s new Customer Success Platform and how you are going to implement it to grow your business and build customer relationships. Companies can use this never-before-seen technology to better... Read More»

Marc Benioff Announces Salesforce Customer Success Platform, Analytics Cloud

Marc Benioff Announces Salesforce Customer Success Platform, Analytics Cloud

A traditional Hawaiian blessing and song, plus a surprise performance by The Beach Boys kicked off the second afternoon of Dreamforce 2014. But neither took place simply to entertain the audience. Both were intended to highlight the arrival of Salesforce’s newest innovation, detailed by Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff. Salesforce... Read More»

Google Brings Face-to-Face Meetings to the Salesforce1 Platform

Google Brings Face-to-Face Meetings to the Salesforce1 Platform

Does this sound familiar? You’re collaborating over a document in a Chatter group. One person from your team makes a suggestion that ignites the conversation. Suddenly, questions and ideas are flooding your Chatter stream. But the document needs to be finalized before lunch. You think, if only we were all... Read More»

Introducing Salesforce1 Lightning

Introducing Salesforce1 Lightning

I recently celebrated my nine-year anniversary at Salesforce. And one of the really amazing things about working here over the years is that you get to see the Salesforce1 Platform evolve from humble beginnings into what is today — an amazing force for innovation for our customers. It’s fun to... Read More»

Wave: Analytics for the Rest of Us

Wave: Analytics for the Rest of Us

In case you missed it, today marks the beginning of Dreamforce '14 — and, in addition to all the happy hours, breakout sessions, keynote speakers, philanthropy, and concerts, that means product launches. One of those includes Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud. It’s analytics for the rest of us: a beautiful... Read More»

Why the Most Security-Conscious Organizations Choose e-SignLive: App Mavericks

Why the Most Security-Conscious Organizations Choose e-SignLive: App Mavericks

When it comes to security, the Joint Chiefs of Staff knows a thing or two. So it stands to reason that their e-signature solution of choice, e-SignLive by Silanis, will meet the security standards of even the toughest CIO, too. Silanis has operated in this space since 1992, and in... Read More»

You Want to be Agile? 4 Mandatory Changes for Corporate IT

You Want to be Agile? 4 Mandatory Changes for Corporate IT

I am reminded every day that the pace of innovation just gets faster and faster. Agility in the eyes of the business functions comes in the form of tangible business capabilities that can be seen, touched, and experienced. These are usually instantiated in the form of some sort of application... Read More»

IT Visionaries: Salesforce CIO On Cloud Development, What Makes His Job Fun

IT Visionaries: Salesforce CIO On Cloud Development, What Makes His Job Fun

Salesforce.com CIO Ross Meyercord has spent the last two and a half years leading and growing an information technology team that is also influencing the broader IT industry. In the following “IT Visionaries” interview, Meyercord shares how his department is taking the preeminent cloud technology the company offers and applying... Read More»

IT Visionaries: Improving Hospital Collaboration with a Mobile, Social Intranet

IT Visionaries: Improving Hospital Collaboration with a Mobile, Social Intranet

Employees of today want to work the way they live. This means being empowered by social and mobile tools. David Baker, VP of IT for St. Joseph Health, recognized this and set out to build a social and mobile solution to increase collaboration and improve productivity for employees at 14... Read More»

7 Best Practices for Using Technology to Build Customer Connections

7 Best Practices for Using Technology to Build Customer Connections

Companies have more options than ever before for adding new customers and earning their loyalty. Connected devices, and the social, mobile, analytics, and cloud (SMAC) technologies that power them, create huge amounts of data. This information serves as a digital footprint around consumers, organizations, processes, and products. Cognizant, a global... Read More»