We are probably the most tracked and measured people that ever walked the planet. And if you listen to the internet-of-things people, it’s actually only going to explode from here on it. Yet, awash in a sea of data are we really tuned into what this does for us. Now don’t get me wrong. I’m […]
Last night Salesforce held a global online event where they introduced Salesforce Lightening Experience, a major redesign of the user interface on Salesforce that will be available for Sales Cloud in Fall 2015. I attended a “viewing party” with the Kitchener User Group – 1 of the 100+ such groups around the world that broadcast […]
Every leader has their own unique style of leadership that is developed out of their personality, experience, successes, and failures. There is no cookie-cutter one size fits all how-to answer on how to lead. There are as many leadership styles as there are leaders. Leadership is not a quality; it is more of a mindset […]
All too often, when a company uses a tool, such as Salesforce, the education and responsibility for administrating the tool is kept with to the IT people in the company. While the front-line super-users, the functional administration staff, tend to be overlooked as either not needing training or are restricted from doing things.
The Agile Manifesto was published more than a decade ago in 2001. Since then, the industry has sometimes morphed the message of what it means to be Agile. Sometimes confusing or merging it with Lean development, Scrum and Kanban manufacturing (which all add great things to the mix). Though with any real truism, the wisdom in it still rings through today.
To build the Partner ecosystem you need to start somewhere. As the technology vendor, your responsibility will be to understand how you can benefit partners and attract them. Treat them as customers and gateways to your customers – and understand the mutual value proposition that is the basis of the relationship. Focus on that, and the ecosystem will grow.