Summer ’16 – Our Top Ten Features

Before we knew it, Winter has become a distant memory and Spring is edging its way towards the exit. Yes, that’s right – Summer is nearly here! And that means that we’re also preparing for Salesforce’s Summer ’16 release, their 50th major product release! Quite the milestone for a company founded 17 years ago. It’s Read more about Summer ’16 – Our Top Ten Features[…]

Spring ’15: Release Notes Digest

Salesforce gave us all an early present yesterday when the preview release notes for Spring ’15 were published. For a release which delivers on an unprecedented number of IdeaExchange suggestions, the release notes (available in HTML and PDF) are remarkably trim at just 252 pages (congratulations to Brian Kwong whose wizardry led him to the Read more about Spring ’15: Release Notes Digest[…]

Just how much can you run on your phone?

Salesforce kicked off the mutha of all in-app advertising 6 months ago with the now infamous Banner feature. Love it or hate it we are now left wondering just how possible is the statement they are making “Run Your Business From Any Mobile Device with the Salesforce1 Mobile App”. With the release of the new Read more about Just how much can you run on your phone?[…]

The Last of the Summer ’14

Nearly all Orgs should be running Summer ’14 by now. A pleasant contrast after the delays which impacted the Spring ’14 release schedule. This year’s Summer release, and the last release to denote ’14, has been smooth in contrast and largely on track. ​So what did Summer ’14 bring us? Larger files for one; in keeping Read more about The Last of the Summer ’14[…]

Verticals vs Vertigo

In the last couple of weeks, two pieces of news regarding the Salesforce platform have emerged which caught my eye. Take each of them in isolation and it’s little more than an interesting development; but consider their similarities and the fact that they arrived at virtually the same time, and you wonder whether perhaps they Read more about Verticals vs Vertigo[…]

NoSQL SOQL

May Meetup (now June) – AngularJS, Ionic, Heroku Connect and RemoteObjects

Salesforce meetups seem to be coming thick and fast these days. It seems I’m requesting a pass from the wife every week to attend yet another geeky meetup, although this one was unavoidable as my good friend is the EMEA Marketing Manager for Appirio. Hello, Mr Abl. Plus, his extremely welcoming Marketing Assistant Hind Adamou!. Read more about May Meetup (now June) – AngularJS, Ionic, Heroku Connect and RemoteObjects[…]

Coming Soon: Offline Data Access for Salesforce1

Last week was a busy seven days in the world of Salesforce. Not only did the Salesforce1 World Tour event land in London, but the release notes for the upcoming Summer 14 release were published. As you’ll know, whenever a new release’s documentation is unleashed into the wild, any number of blogs start appearing regarding its content Read more about Coming Soon: Offline Data Access for Salesforce1[…]

Dos and Don’ts for Attending the Salesforce1 World Tour

There is now only a little over a week to go until the Salesforce1 World Tour touches down in London on Thursday 22nd May.  As the Salesforce community continues to grow in both size and pull, events like these attract more and more new attendees. If you’re one of them, or if you’re not yet Read more about Dos and Don’ts for Attending the Salesforce1 World Tour[…]

Platform Supremacy

Platform Supremacy  Salesforce.com recognised as clear leader in Platform as a Service market sector by Gartner. Each year the folks over at Gartner stick out a number of Magic Quadrants for a range of technology markets. Magic Quadrants are probably the simplest form of market analysis out there, providing concise overview of vendors within a specific market sector, such as Platform as a Service. As the Read more about Platform Supremacy[…]

Spring 14 – What To Expect (But Not When To Expect It)

With some of the seriously chilly weather we’ve recently been experiencing on both sides of the Atlantic, it’s fair to say that Spring feels a long way away at the moment. And it looks like the folks at Salesforce agree, having just delayed the expected arrival of their Spring ’14 release to an as-yet-unconfirmed date, Read more about Spring 14 – What To Expect (But Not When To Expect It)[…]