Archive for the ‘Cloud’ Category

Geolocation and its Utility in Salesforce

Posted by Manoj Inuganti | Posted On January 4th, 2017 |Cloud, Salesforce, Tablet 20

Geolocation is a very handy field type in Salesforce that can be leveraged to specify the location of any objects such as Accounts, Contacts, Leads and any custom objects that represent physical locations such as Warehouses, Factories, stores and more. Geolocation in principle is a compound field that comprises ‘Latitude’, ‘Longitude’ and counts towards Org..

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Building Apps Using Lightning Components

Posted by Himanshu Kalra | Posted On December 8th, 2016 |Cloud, Salesforce, Salesforce Lightning

Lightning components are used as new Salesforce user interface framework for developing dynamic web applications for desktop and mobile devices. In this component JavaScript at the client-side and at the server-side is used in Apex to provide the data and business logic. In this new kind of app-centric model, JavaScript is used to modify, create,..

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Chatter, Files and Content in Communities

Posted by Sridhar Koyyada | Posted On November 9th, 2016 |Cloud, Salesforce, Salesforce Chatter

Community is one of the important features provided by Salesforce, where it helps Internal Users to interact with Customers and Partners in an easy and effective way. They can Chat, share files or search related documents from a business perspective. In Salesforce Communities, since customers and partners have the ability to interact with Representatives of..

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How Smart Does Your CRM Have to Be?

Posted by Tom Jodis | Posted On October 19th, 2016 |Cloud, Salesforce, CRM, Salesforce Einstein

On October 5th of this year, Salesforce CEO, Marc Benioff introduced “Einstein” to the world. For most of us we thought we knew who Einstein was. E=mc2. Right? Well according to Mr. Benioff – “Einstein” is really Artificial Intelligence inside the Salesforce CRM that will help a business become more efficient, productive and profitable. It..

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Salesforce meets AI: The Platform of the Future

Posted by Pavan KR Murthy | Posted On October 4th, 2016 |Cloud, Salesforce, CRM

I was in high school when the movie “Artificial Intelligence” was released. I got so curious after watching the film, that I asked myself a question “Let us assume, that eventually, AI will become the reality; how will the world change for me at that time?” I used to think that AI would someday become a..

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Salesforce with Angular JS

Posted by Madhusudhana Reddy Guda | Posted On September 28th, 2016 |Cloud, Salesforce, Custom Development, Angular JS

Angular JS is a structural framework for dynamic web apps. It lets you use HTML as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly. There are a couple of Advantages of  Angular JS: a. Angular JS provides capability to create Single Page Application in a very clean and maintainable..

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Working with Global Picklists (Beta)

Posted by Sridhar Koyyada | Posted On September 21st, 2016 |Cloud, Salesforce

Earlier, the traditional way of using Picklist field in Salesforce was by creating custom fields (Picklist or Multi-picklist) for different objects with the same Picklist value. This was manual and inevitably, a repetition of work for a Salesforce Administrator. So, Salesforce came up with this new trend called Global Picklist, where you can create a..

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Getting an app on the AppExchange – Part 1: Planning

Posted by Srinivas and Rajani | Posted On September 7th, 2016 |Cloud, Salesforce, AppExchange, App Development

Thinking of building an app and listing it on the Salesforce AppExchange? This could be a daunting task, especially for the first-timers. The size of the app, what it does and a host of other characteristics of the app will determine the resources and level of sophistication required from the development team. This blog breaks..

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Managing your Sales Strategy with Salesforce

Posted by Tom Jodis | Posted On August 31st, 2016 |Cloud, Salesforce, CRM, Sales

When I began my career in sales – my first territory was about a three square mile area in downtown Chicago. Relatively easy to prospect door-to-door and turn in my call reports at the end of the week. Just sit down with a mimeographed call sheet and fill in the boxes. Very little could be..

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Building a Sales Organization in Manufacturing firms (4.0) through Salesforce

Posted by Kiran Banala | Posted On August 17th, 2016 |Cloud, Salesforce, Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Sales

This is my second blog in the series which began with ways in which Salesforce can prepare Manufacturing firms for Industry 4.0. As we progress through this one, I will mostly talk about the digitalization of the Sales Function, which in today’s world, is essential to cope with the widespread disruption of data that is..

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