Posts Tagged ‘salesforce.com’

Information Governance & The Cloud

The practice of Information Governance (IG) is evolving rapidly; it has become much more than just Data Governance. One of the most interesting and challenging additions to IG recently has been management of Cloud-related issues. The Cloud of 2014 is much different than how it was conceived just a few years ago (with strict and […]

Microsoft-Salesforce Integrations as Cloud Giants Shake Hands

Microsoft and Salesforce has made significant progress to their strategic partnership announced in May. They unveiled new joint solutions—including Salesforce1 for Windows, Salesforce for Office, and Power BI for Office 365 and Excel integrations with Salesforce—at Dreamforce 2014.  The companies disclosed that in early 2015, they will release a Salesforce1 app for Windows Phone. Alongside, […]

Health plans adapt toward customer-based business model

According to Forrester: New regulations are driving changes through the US healthcare insurance industry. Care delivery and payment models bring new responsibilities and opportunities to impact healthcare quality and cost. This forces the businesses within this market to adopt customers-centric business practices. “2014 Technology Imperatives For US Healthcare Insurers” by Skip Snow, April 11, 2014 […]

Forbes on Why Salesforce is Winning the Cloud War

Forbes has a nice article on why Louis Columbus and Alex Williams thinks Salesforce is Winning the Cloud Platform War.  They have a lot of great points but one of the most telling is Louis’ focus on developers. I’ve started to look at the developer area as the crucible or foundry for future apps.  While […]

Integrate your Salesforce.com implementation into Sitecore CMS

Gone are days when going online for an enterprise was considered a proud moment and the only purpose its public facing website served was an instant ‘brochure’ for visitors about its products and offerings. Nowadays visitors can not only browse the information but also can purchase directly on the website or show an interest into […]

Chatter to become the primary interface for salesforce.com

We continue to follow closely the developments at salesforce.com because of the now wide range of solutions available through their platforms.  For example, I recently blogged about how to use Force.com to build a portal .  Salesforce.com also has Chatter, which is an extremely powerful social platform that runs on browsers, desktops and mobile devices. In […]

Salesforce: Can I really build a portal on the platform?

Back in 2012, Gartner included Salesforce.com in their Horizontal Portal Magic Quadrant as a Visionary.  Since that time, many people have scratched their head wondering how is a CRM system a horizontal portal?   In fact, Michael Porter recently blogged about Virgin Airline’s new employee portal built on Salesforce.  But the real story behind Salesforce […]

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Virgin Airlines Doesn't Think Salesforce Chatter is Just Social

Matt Weinberger at citeworld.com has an article about Virgin Airline’s new employee portal built on Salesforce Chatter and Force.com.  It’s a great example of the power of Social and SaaS.  I fully believe that employee intranets should have social components but those social components should not overlook the fact that you still have to meet […]

Virgin Airlines Intranet Homepage

Virgin Airlines Doesn’t Think Salesforce Chatter is Just Social

Matt Weinberger at citeworld.com has an article about Virgin Airline’s new employee portal built on Salesforce Chatter and Force.com.  It’s a great example of the power of Social and SaaS.  I fully believe that employee intranets should have social components but those social components should not overlook the fact that you still have to meet […]

Lotus Live and Saleforce.com

So can you take two cloud or SaaS applications and make them work together? The short answer is yes.  I find it interesting because of all the social collaboration, email, web conferencing and other capabilities you get in LotusLive can be merged with the CRM capabilities of Saleforce.com. Even more intriguing is the possibility of […]