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How to Rise Above Today’s Economic Challenges: Equip Your Sales Force with Mobile CRM


In today’s tough economic climate, companies need their sales teams operating at peak performance. But traditional customer relationship management (CRM) may be hampering field salespeople’s productivity, with frequent downtime and lengthy sales cycles cutting them off from their managers. Learn how mobile CRM solutions can help speed up and improve the sales process, so your company can survive even the toughest market.

salesforce ideaexchange  Sales Force Motivation , Salesforce Ideaexchange , Term Sales Force Automation , Salesforce com Integrates , Salesforce Mobile , Sales Assessments Sales Force Development , Covering Salesforce , Salesforce On-demand , Sales Assessment Test , Perspectives on Salesforce , Custom Objects in Salesforce . Executive Brief There''s never been a time when you haven''t needed your field salespeople to perform at peak ability. But a number of challenges in today''s global marketplace makes it harder than ever for Read More

Salesforce.com Wants to Help You Transition to a Customer Company


Coincidentally or not, my industry analyst career started at about the same time that salesforce.com was founded, back in 1999. And boy, has the vocal cloud software company had an amazing transition over the years—once dismissed as a fad-like niche sales force automation (SFA) vendor with glorified contact management capabilities, salesforce.com is now a $3 billion (USD) enterprise software

salesforce ideaexchange  GE Capital leverages the Salesforce Chatter social networking tool (in part based on the GroupSwim and DimDim acquisitions) so that its employees, customers, and partners can collaborate with real-time feeds, files, and updates. Reportedly, the company has cut down in-person meetings by 30 percent via Chatter communities. 2.     Connected Employees: How do you sell as a team? NBCUniversal uses multiple saleforce.com products starting with the original Salesforce Sales Cloud offering and Chatter where Read More

ClickSoftware Gets Wearable with ShiftExpert


ClickSoftware is now helping businesses create wearable experiences with its new ShiftExpert app. The app gives workers easy access to job information, location, and biometric data via devices such as the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch.

salesforce ideaexchange  After recently joining the Salesforce Wear initiative dedicated to accelerating the adoption of wearables in the enterprise, ClickSoftware  is now helping businesses create wearable experiences with its new ShiftExpert app . The app gives workers easy access to job information, location, and biometric data via devices such as the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch. Native on the Salesforce1 mobile-ready platform by salesforce.com , ShiftExpert gives employees, shift managers, and planners visibility into who Read More

Salesforce.com Expands into SAP’s Turf


Salesforce.com dreams of becoming a $1 billion software company, in Germany. The vendor is forging partnerships, expanding its territory, and fostering innovation.

salesforce ideaexchange  com Expands into SAP’s Turf Ahead of his keynote presentation at the Salesforce1 World Tour Munich event, salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff said to the press corps: We have a dream of becoming a $1 billion software company right here (in Germany) ... We’re looking at making some local acquisitions to improve our position ... These could be core technologies as well as system integrators or next-gen cloud companies. The remarks coincide with news of a partnership with Deutsche Telekom ''s Read More

Cloud ERP Wars Intensifying in Full Force(.com)


The first of week of May marked a flurry of news by up-and-coming cloud enterprise applications vendors. During salesforce.com’s Cloudforce event in Chicago, Kenandy, Inc. announced release 2.0 of Kenandy Social ERP, the first cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system built entirely on Force.com, salesforce.com's social enterprise cloud computing platform. The new release adds

salesforce ideaexchange  are added to selected Salesforce CRM objects on Force.com. Integration to Infor ERP systems will go via the Infor ION middleware. Inforce Everywhere is the first generally available (GA) joint product, with many more to follow suit soon. Coincidentally or not, Charles Phillips, Infor’s CEO, is yet another ex-Oracle executive. What Does All This Mean? Validation, For Sure My reaction to Kenandy is: welcome to the game! Building a full-featured ERP system from the ground up is incredibly time-consuming Read More

FinancialForce PSA Winter '13 Helping “Road Warriors”


Recently released FinancialForce PSA Winter ’13 builds on FinancialForce.com’s commitment to making professional services teams more effective, mobile, and social (having been built on the Salesforce Platform and natively embedded with Salesforce CRM). Winter ’13 is based on enhancement ideas submitted online by the company’s growing community of users via the FinancialForce Community portal that

salesforce ideaexchange  been built on the Salesforce Platform and natively embedded with Salesforce CRM ). Winter ’13 is based on enhancement ideas submitted online by the company’s growing community of users via the  FinancialForce Community portal that was launched in 2012 . Mobile Expense Management FinancialForce PSA Winter ’13 features a new mobile expense entry and receipt capture application, which complements the existing FinancialForce PSA timecard entry application. The new app gives customarily mobile Read More

Content Raven Launches Marketing Analytics


Content Raven, a cloud-based file distribution toolkit that adds content control, security, and analytics to files, has announced the addition of Marketing Raven to its suite of products. The new marketing analytics tool aims improve content marketing, lead nurturing, and revenue opportunities by providing in-depth tracking data and real-time alerts on engagement activity.

salesforce ideaexchange  Hubspot, Wordpress , and Salesforce Marketing Cloud . Content Raven’s subscription-based file distribution toolkit also integrates with popular cloud file-sharing solutions such as Box, Dropbox , and Google Drive . Read More

Salesforce.com Presents Sales Performance Accelerator


Sales Performance Accelerator is a new solution from Salesforce.com, resulting from the integration between Sales Cloud, Data.com, and Work.com. Salesforce.com customers have been using the three products at the same time previous to this, but the Sales Performance Accelerator provides a tighter integration between the three. In addition, the newly proposed package appears as an actual support

salesforce ideaexchange  exceed sales targets'' debate. Salesforce expects that customers that adopt the new product will register an increase in lead conversion, sales rep productivity, and number sales. Real life sales are oftentimes impacted by lead data inaccuracy, a lack of collaboration between team members, and insufficient coaching. In response to these difficult aspects encountered by sales teams, Sales Performance Accelerator promises: Data.com ensures clean, targeted lead and customer data for sales teams; Sales Cloud Read More

Jitterbit: Integration in Harmony


California-based provider of cloud-based application and data integration solutions Jitterbit has taken its strategy to offer a platform better adapted to the new requirements of integration at many layers a step further with the release of its integration offering, the Harmony Integration Cloud Platform.

salesforce ideaexchange  Jitterbit Data Loader for Salesforce, which has been used live by around 5,000 customers. According to Jitterbit, some of the main functionality features available on Harmony include: direct connection to a wide number of applications and data sources the ability to add business logic and availability of a built-in formula library a full-fledged integration lifecycle management solution the ability to perform and run integrations in the cloud, on-premise, or in hybrid deployments smart migration Read More

Salesforce.com Releases Another Wave of BI Capabilities


Salesforce.com recently released an update to the Salesforce Wave (a.k.a., Salesforce Analytics Cloud) business intelligence (BI)/analytics cloud software platform. The release is centered on mobile capabilities and includes several tools meant to allow mobile users to quickly pull up and visualize data. The cloud CRM software leader claims that over half of the Salesforce Analytics Cloud queries come from mobile devices.

salesforce ideaexchange  an update to the Salesforce Wave (a.k.a., Salesforce Analytics Cloud) business intelligence (BI)/analytics cloud software platform, which was launched at Dreamforce 2014 with much fanfare. The release is centered on mobile capabilities and includes several tools meant to allow mobile users to quickly pull up and visualize data. The cloud customer relationship management (CRM) software leader claims that over half of the Salesforce Analytics Cloud queries come from mobile devices.   One of the new tools Read More

Salesforce.com Acquires CRM Analytics Capabilities


Salesforce.com has somewhat quietly acquired RelateIQ, provider of an analytics-based cloud CRM software platform. The young startup has promoted itself as a data-driven alternative to salesforce.com and other CRM platforms, and has apps that analyze a user’s inbox and calendar to find contacts, merge relevant data, and keep track of customer interactions.

salesforce ideaexchange  com Acquires CRM Analytics Capabilities Salesforce.com has somewhat quietly acquired RelateIQ , provider of an analytics-based cloud customer relationship management (CRM) software platform, for nearly $400 million (USD) in stock. The RelateIQ deal is salesforce.com’s largest since last year’s $2.5 billion purchase of cloud marketing automation software vendor ExactTarget.   The young startup, which reportedly recently raised $40 million at a $245 million valuation, has promoted itself as a Read More

Rootstock ERP for SMB Certification Report


Rootstock by Rootstock Software is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) for manufacturing (SMB) solutions in the ERP Evaluation Center. The Rootstock solution is natively built on the Salesforce platform, and thus takes advantage of everything the platform has to offer—from global search, to industry leading security, to reporting and dashboards, to mobile support for any mobile platform. Download the Rootstock certification report now for product analysis and in-depth analyst commentary.

salesforce ideaexchange  natively built on the Salesforce platform, and thus takes advantage of everything the platform has to offer—from global search, to industry leading security, to reporting and dashboards, to mobile support for any mobile platform. Download the Rootstock certification report now for product analysis and in-depth analyst commentary. Read More

Accounting Seed


Accounting Seed Financial Suite is an accounting and ERP application that is native to the force.com platform and fully integrated into Salesforce CRM. The application was designed by a team of certified public accountants, Force.com developers, and business process consultants. Accounting Seed Financial Suite is a horizontal offering providing all industries with a back-office accounting suite that includes project accounting, ERP, and robust financial reporting.  

salesforce ideaexchange  and fully integrated into Salesforce CRM. The application was designed by a team of certified public accountants, Force.com developers, and business process consultants. Accounting Seed Financial Suite is a horizontal offering providing all industries with a back-office accounting suite that includes project accounting, ERP, and robust financial reporting. Read More

Salesforce.com Forms a Venture Capital Investment Fund


Salesforce.com has set up the Salesforce1 Fund, a venture capital fund designed to fuel the creation of mobile apps. Salesforce has reportedly already allocated $100 million for the fund to invest in companies building innovative mobile apps and products connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) that extend the power of the Salesforce1 platform.

salesforce ideaexchange  of mobile apps . Salesforce has reportedly already allocated $100 million for the fund to invest in companies building innovative mobile apps and products connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) that extend the power of the Salesforce1 platform. The first notable investments include the DocuSign e-signature, i.am+ camera add-ons for iPhone (by will.i.am), InsideSales.com phone dialer, and Skuid web cache solutions.   This will be Salesforce''s first formal venture capital fund, despite taking stakes in Read More