Mark SimpsonAuthor

March 26, 2020 - Simple tasks to ensure that critical customer data and metadata is properly protected when executing a major or minor release to production in Salesforce

Mark Simpson

While this subject seems to be a no brainer for most experienced Salesforce consultants, this happens much more than we care to admit. We are constantly building solutions that have many moving parts managed by, potentially multiple, teams located throughout the world or even in the same building. Configuration is constantly being pushed through the various development streams culminating in a release to production. Even with the best controls in place, one team may have had an end user ask for a simple configuration change to be made and it does not make it into the formal release documents…

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Bhanu ChanderAuthor

March 17, 2020 - A practical approach to managing your trusted data with Master Data Management using Boomi MDH

Bhanu Chander

In this blog we will discuss some of the challenges driving the need for Master Data Management and how to overcome these challenges.

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Jordan MulliganAuthor

January 16, 2020 - Salesforce Practice 2019 Year in Review: Success Stories

Jordan Mulligan

Our practice saw a huge uptick in customers who wanted to enhance their Salesforce experience. How could you blame them? Salesforce CRM is the powerhouse for data! Three hot products for our practice this year were CPQ, Field Service and of course, integrations. Let’s look at some of the success stories of 2019 here at Apps Associates and see if you’re in a similar situation to some of our clients.

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Francis CrumpAuthor

October 1, 2019 - Demand for Einstein Analytics on the Rise

Francis Crump

Rapid growth in available data has increased the amount of time and sophistication necessary to make sense of enormous data. Making this data actionable has become its own industry. Demand for artificial intelligence (AI) is burgeoning quickly. According to Statista market research, the market for AI will increase from $9.5 billion in 2018 to $118.6 billion by 2025 in the US alone. How long ago did point of care first responders only dream of using AI-driven hand-held ultrasound to assess injury; AI-driven pattern detection systems now diagnose and inform emergency personnel when abnormalities are detected and suggest next course of action. Similarly, Salesforce Einstein Analytics Platform is the leading innovation in business intelligence. While Salesforce CRM is the leading software in increasing business data visibility, Einstein Analytics was developed specifically to expand business user-centric access to analytic apps leveraging algorithms to identify trends too complicated to view or detect otherwise, diagnose shortfalls, and suggest next actions.

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Jaime SeagravesAuthor

May 6, 2019 - How to Go Next Level at the Salesforce World Tour, New York

Jaime Seagraves

What has always struck me about the Salesforce World Tour gatherings is the energy in the room. It is a one-day, jam packed event meant to get all your Salesforce mojo in gear for the rest of the year. In order to get the most out of the event, I have some tips for you that will help you be a Salesforce Trailblazer.

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Danielle MitropoulosAuthor

March 12, 2019 - Lightning Interface: Are you ready for it?

Danielle Mitropoulos

Salesforce enthusiasts believe that companies moving over from Classic to Lightning Interface will be a major trend in the Salesforce ecosystem in 2019. Will you be a trendsetter for your company? If you are unsure, just know, the hype is real! However, as exciting as it may be, there are things to take into account before you make the switch to Lightning. Check out our recommendations on how you can tackle this switch and to determine if now is the right time.

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