Org Merge Best Practices Salesforce Org Merge Best Practices A little over a year ago I gave a presentation to the Minnesota Salesforce.com Development Group (@MNSFDCDG) surrounding org merge best practices. Odds are, you were probably not in attendance. If you fall into this category, today is your lucky day! Below I have summarized the key […]

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Keys to Good Reporting Salesforce / CRM Reporting Reporting is one of those areas where everyone needs to see something different. Top-level executives love the idea of a dashboard to let them know how each business unit is performing; Sales managers need to see how their people are performing and what the pipeline looks like; […]

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Options for Pricing Flexibility Salesforce Pricing There are a number of tools that Salesforce offers regarding pricing flexibility that you can grant to (or rescind from) users when determining a price. Default price per product Master line item: Every product defined in your product master has a “Standard Price” defined that will default into new product line […]

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CRM: An Introspective What can it mean for your team? Success Derived from Data Quality Customer Relationship Management (CRM) focuses on the movement of customers through the pipeline, beginning with a marketing classification and culminating in a service experience. Anyone discussing CRM practices on a regular basis can appreciate the depth modern CRM platforms bring […]

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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: Buhrs Holding BV Solution: Salesforce / CRM How to go beyond the basics and get maximum value from Salesforce.com Buhrs is a leading worldwide provider of mailing and fulfillment solutions. Its systems prepare media products, such as magazines, newspapers, direct mail, books, videos, compact discs and cards, for distribution. Based in Rotterdam, The […]

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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: Douglas Scientific Solution: Salesforce / CRM How to use Salesforce.com to lay the foundation for rapid growth Douglas Scientific sells a revolutionary fluid dispensing and array tape platform for genetic screening and discovery. A newly formed division of Minnesota-based Douglas Machine, the company has sold its groundbreaking technology to the world’s leading ag […]

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