As someone who’s employed *because of* Salesforce, I’ll be honest. It isn’t right for everyone.
Salesforce is a powerful tool. If you’re implementing a new data system for your org, there are very good reasons why this might be the way to go.
But there are valid reasons to stay away, too.
My staff knows how much I love Salesforce. And as much as I wish every org could implement it without issue, that’s just not how it works! Your org needs to be in the right headspace to knock a Salesforce implementation out of the park.
Take it from someone who’s experienced some of these issues firsthand: this isn’t the right tool for everyone. And that’s okay.
So, how can you tell? Check for these flags before committing your org to the Salesforce Ohana.
Some really good advice in here, regardless of the system.
“Don’t solve problems you don’t have.”
When it comes to tech implementations, truer words have never been spoken.
Today was the Salesforce World Tour, an annual expo-ish event hosted in several cities by the CRM powerhouse. There are product demos, keynote speakers, and mini-sessions all designed to leave attendees feeling curious and excited about what’s possible.
For current clients, it’s a chance to network & explore the different “clouds”. For those on the fence, it’s an accurate – if not dizzying – intro to the community you’re about to join. Plus, it’s free!
Database admins, we’ve all been there! Might as well have some fun. Here are 20 things we all encounter in this role.
Some of us may love the work, but maintaining your team’s database isn’t always easy! For anyone who’s ever served as as a nonprofit database manager (and for those folks who have ever worked with that person), here are 20 things that have likely crossed our minds at some point in time.