Data Integration Technology Selection Considerations

The purpose of this document is to help guide and inform IT project teams to the correct integration platform for projects. Note that this is only a guide, as there can be multiple options based on the integration activities. Use the matrix in this document in conjunction with input from the Enterprise Architecture Review Board… View details.

Why IT Budgets Promote Point-to-Point Integrations

Today many IT departments have a hybrid of legacy on-premise applications and newer, more innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business applications that they need to manage. Salesforce.com is no different; we have a lot of SaaS and on-premise applications that we use to run our daily operations. Our Enterprise Application Integration program has a number of use cases that we… View details.

How To Make Salesforce Dashboards A Reality With Your Key Users

A dashboard is a collection of components that graphically displays your custom report data and gives you a snapshot of key metrics and performance indicators. Dashboards allow users to consume large amounts of information in a simple, easy to understand, graphical view. Research has shown that our brain can interpret graphical representations of data, such as graphs… View details.

How To Manage Your Salesforce Change Management Program

Change Management is the very necessary process that your company uses to ensure growth without chaos. With Salesforce, change could result from any number of things, such as: organizational changes, business process changes, adding or removing processes, modeling modifications, new Salesforce releases, introduction of new custom applications, or integrations. Whatever causes the need for change,… View details.

Leadership Philosophy

The other day I was asked to give a presentation on my philosophy on leadership. I’ve been managing people and projects for quite some time and have a track record producing results, so naturally I thought this would be a great opportunity. “Heck,” I said to myself, “I’ve made some great hires and coached a… View details.