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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Salesforce for Nonprofits Nonprofits may not be considering Salesforce as a technology solution often enough. It is not surprising that the commercial sounding “Salesforce” platform gets overlooked. Nonprofits and higher education institutions can gain access to this leading technology at a fraction of the typical cost through different avenues. Salesforce Foundation The Salesforce Foundation’s mission […]

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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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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: 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: 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: 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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