It’s no secret the construction industry has struggled through the recent recession, and that’s why PWC’s innovative approach to helping USG, a building-products company, transform its business is particularly impressive. In fact, PWC was awarded the Salesforce.com Partner Innovation Award in Sales at Dreamforce 2013 for the work they’ve done at USG. Continue reading
A blog from the ISV team.
Imagine you have a toddler. Like any good parent, you know that your toddler is better than the rest. More talent. More smarts. So, what’s next? Obviously, your little guy is ready for the World Cup.
You may be thinking that this sounds a little ridiculous. However, that’s just what the startup Hotel Ninjas did. In less than 15 months, Hotel Ninjas built an app on the Salesforce1 Platform… Continue reading
Salesforce customers and ISVs are experiencing tremendous growth. Their apps are being consumed by more users and receiving more traffic than ever. And as usage grows, those users expect the apps to have the same speed and responsiveness that they have come to expect. To address this need we are introducing a new tool for ISVs to scale their apps: Heroku XL. It’s easy to get started on Force.com, release… Continue reading
As an ISV in the partner program, you’ve built an app that leverages the Salesforce1 Platform. Once you’ve sold your app to a customer, you need to ensure the customer has the right Salesforce1 Platform licenses and features to use your app. You do this by submitting a service order to Salesforce using the Channel Order App (COA), which is provided for free to ISV partners. Continue reading
Luminix, a Salesforce partner with two listings on the AppExchange, has experienced rapid growth since listing its app Pulsar in July 2012. Luminix serves customers across a variety of industries, including companies such as ING (Financial Services), Univar (Chemicals), Molnlycke Healthcare (Medical Devices). There are five key elements to Luminix’s success:
1. Luminix focuses on mobile first
Luminix built its app Pulsar for mobile devices. It… Continue reading
Every year, the AppExchange team recognizes apps that receive outstanding customer reviews in their respective categories with the Customer Choice Awards. This program puts a spotlight on some of the most innovative apps on the AppExchange and encourages partners to build apps that deliver the highest level of customer success.
The awards program is also an opportunity for us to get feedback directly from the partner community. Recently… Continue reading
Are you building SaaS applications? In this post we give you a preview of a session next week on developing apps using Force.com and Heroku. At Dreamforce, partners and customers are going to show how they are building their business in the cloud and how you can too. As a developer you’ll typically consider one of three options for an app:
- build it on Force.com
The Cloud Alliance Partner Keynote is absolutely the biggest cloud computing event of the year! If you are attending Dreamforce, it simply can’t be missed. Make sure you register today as space is very limited and will be first come, first seated.
During this exciting keynote, you’ll hear from me and other top Salesforce.com executives including:
- Keith Block, President & Vice Chairman
It’s that time of the year again – time to recognize the best of each category on the AppExchange, as chosen by our customers!
What is it?
The Customer Choice Awards is a category award program that recognizes AppExchange partners who have garnered excellent customer reviews in a specific calendar year. The program is 100% based on reviews and does not reflect how we feel about… Continue reading
With so much offered at Dreamforce, it can be difficult to know what to put on your agenda. Below is a list of three must-do’s to help Cloud Alliance Partners make the most of their Dreamforce experience. Continue reading