Tips for Getting Best out of Dreamforce for Attendees

Tips for getting best out of DreamforceHere are some of the tips to get best out of Dreamforce. Dreamforce is one of the most attended events in IT industry. Dreamforce offers the right mixture of learning as well as fun.

In this post we will be presenting some of the tips that will help you – best utilize the four amazing days of Dreamforce.  [Read more…]

Must Do – Must See at Dreamforce 2017

Dreamforce Must See, Must DoDreamforce is 8 days away! Wow! Just 8 more days and fun begins. If you are a first time Dreamforce visitor you will be (or may already be) overwhelmed by the shear volume of information, sessions, people, activities and more. Even in my first Dreamforce – which was one fourth of what it is this year – I was lost. Based on my experience in previous years of Dreamforce, I have compiled a list of 7 must do, must see items in this years Dreamforce – 2017. [Read more…]

Why you need CRM Implementation / Customization Services from a CRM consultant?

As a CRM customer you can use the CRM package without customizing it as most of the packages come with full out of box functionality. This out of box functionality may meet most of your needs – but you can achieve much more if you go for implementation and customization services from consultants.

Why you need CRM Implementation or Customization?

In this article we discuss the few reasons why you should go for implementation / customization:

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Why Salesforce.com Projects Fail – Top 5 lessons

Salesforce.com Projects can fail! Yes, irrespective of whether, they are small simple projects or large complex Salesforce CRM projects – they can fail if precautionary measures are not taken before and during implementation. Invariably we blame system (i.e. Salesforce.com) and not how it was implemented. It is surprising, that despite Salesforce.com being such a flexible and exhaustive tool – we hear stories of Salesforce projects not being successful.

Why Salesforce.com projects Fail

At Dhruvsoft we had privilage of working with several clients, where we not only helped them nail the reasons for failure of their Salesforce.com projects; we also helped them turn around. Based on our experience with such projects, in this post we have identified Top 5 reasons for failure of Salesforce.com Projects. [Read more…]

Salesforce.com launches – Salesforce Einstein – Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Cloud

Salesforce.com has unveiled its offering in Artificial Intelligence (AI) space – Salesforce Einstein. With Salesforce.com Einstein – Salesforce adds remarkable AI features to its flagship products – Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and Marketing Cloud. The best part is Salesforce Einstein can be used by anyone in the organization as platform is customizable using both code or clicks.

In a world of interconnected things  – PCs, Mobiles, cars, refrigerators, aircraft engines – Salesforce.com offered Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud in last year’s Dreamforce. With IoT resulting in vast amount of data – Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the natural extension of Salesforce platform. [Read more…]

CTI Integration of Zoho CRM with Elastix

If your company is planning to use Zoho CRM for Call Center you can consider the Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) with Zoho CRM. In this post we are discussing a case of Zoho CRM CTI integration with Elastix Server and Synway Gateway.

CTI is desktop based functionality that helps the users to interact with customers more efficiently by integrating telephony with software. Zoho phonebridge in Zoho CRM is used to integrate telephones with computer. [Read more…]

Zoho CRM for Sales – 5 ways to achieve success

Zoho CRM SuccessIf you are a salesperson using Zoho CRM – here are five ways to achieve success with Zoho CRM. Salesperson in every organisation have certain challenges in their daily work.The organizations prefer to use Zoho CRM (A cloud based application) to solve the challenges faced by the salesperson. Zoho CRM helps the Salesperson to concentrate on closing the deal by increasing their productivity rather than involving the salesperson in time consuming activities.

Here are our top 5 picks for end users to achieve success with Zoho CRM: [Read more…]

Salesforce.com Summer 16 – Service Cloud New Features

Salesforce.com Service Cloud New in Summer 16The New Features of Service Cloud in Salesforce.com Summer 16 include the enancements in Field Service, Console Changes, Social Customer services and some other minor changes. Salesforce.com is now releasing most of the new improvements in Lightning version only and hence most of the new features are released only in Lightning.

Here are some of the major changes to Service Cloud in Salesforce.com Summer 16 release:

Field Service Enhancements

Field service was released in previous version. Now additional features have been released for Field Service:

  • Knowledge articles can be added to Work Orders
  • Field Service Lightning is now GA. In this a dynamic scheduling console with smart scheduling capability based on technician skill level, travel time, location, and other service factors can be made
  • Milestones on Work Orders can be created which will help you link entitlements to work orders. (Available only in Lightning Experience)
  • Work Order Hierarchy can be created

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Salesforce.com Summer 16 – Sales Cloud New Features

The New Features of Sales Cloud in Salesforce.com Summer 16 are mostly related to Lightning. Salesforce.com is now releasing new improvements in Lightning version only. Here are some of the major changes to Sales Cloud in Salesforce.com Summer 16 release:

Changes to Salesforce Editions

Salesforce has come down to three editions – Professional, Enterprise and Unlimited. With this change more features like Offline Connect, Contracts, Console and Limited Functionality of Entitlements is available with Professional Edition. Knowledge and Live Agent are now part of Unlimited Edition of Service Cloud. [Read more…]

Force.com Enhancements in Salesforce.com Summer 16 Release

The release date of Salesforce.com Summer 16 Release is just few weeks away. In this post we are discussing about the key Force.com Enhancements in Salesforce.com Summer 16 Release. This is first article of the series in which we will be highlighting the enhancements coming up in Summer’16 in salesforce.com

Enhancements to Customization

Lightning App Builder

  • With Lightning App Builder we can create and edit the Lightning Experience Pages. The administrators can add components while detail page can be added based on a standard page layout.
  • One of the most awaited enhancement is that we can now customize the default home page and assign the custom pages to different profiles.

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