KISSing for Better Solutions Salesforce As defined on Wikipedia, “KISS is an acronym for ‘Keep It Simple, Silly’ and states that most systems work best if they are kept simple rather than made complicated; therefore simplicity should be a key goal in design and unnecessary complexity should be avoided.” One of the many situations we […]

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Chief Architect Interview Salesforce MVP Andy Boettcher Do you know Andy Boettcher, DCS Chief Architect and Salesforce MVP? Listen to the “WizardCast” podcast interview to learn more about Andy and Demand Chain Systems! Podcast: http://thewizardnews.com/2015/04/20/wizardcast-episode-iii-revenge-of-the-pithy-comment/ *There are so many different careers and jobs that involve Salesforce beyond being and administrator or a developer. Andy Boettcher […]

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Stabilization through Productization Salesforce System vs. Tool One of the many needs that we hear from our prospects and customers alike is the need to drive Salesforce to a point of stability, predictability, and reliability. Those three words are very similar indeed, but they have specific purpose: Stability A state where the system is gracefully handling […]

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Case Study: Innovative Global Manufacturing Company Solution: Salesforce / CRM How a Salesforce.com partner portal gets channel partners on board. This innovative global manufacturing firm headquartered in Minnesota has revenues of $27 billion and employs 80,000 people worldwide. One of its divisions sells literally thousands of tape and adhesive products and relies on a worldwide […]

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Case Study: Shavlik Technologies Solution: Salesforce Sales Cloud How to listen to the wisdom of the crowd with a Service Cloud online customer community. Shavlik Technologies, LLC is the market leader in the simplification of complex enterprise network configuration, compliance and security issues. Over 10,000 customers worldwide trust Shavlik to help keep their networks secure […]

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Case Study: Carlson Hotels Worldwide Solution: Salesforce Service Cloud How to integrate a CRM system with other mission-critical systems to increase productivity Five major hotel brands operating in more than 950 locations in 71 countries make Carlson Hotels Worldwide one of the world’s largest hotel companies. DCS helped Carlson develop an ingenious way to improve […]

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Case Study: GN Resound Solution: Salesforce / CRM How to integrate on-demand CRM with SQL Server GN ReSound is the undisputed technology leader in the global hearing instrument markets. A major segment of worldwide market share comes from its North American operation, which is headquartered in Bloomington, Minn. The state-of-the-art facility produces thousands of sophisticated […]

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Case Study: Interton Solution: Salesforce / CRM How to use Salesforce.com as a centralized database of customer information that serves the entire enterprise. Interton has been designing, developing and producing state-of-the-art hearing systems for over 40 years. Headquartered in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, Interton has business partners in over 50 countries. Interton USA is based in […]

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Case Study: Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Minnesota Solution: Salesforce / CRM How to use CRM to manage renewals and new business Minnesota’s largest health care plan, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota provides health care coverage to more than 2.7 million members. Blue Cross offers coverage for individuals and groups of all sizes, […]

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