What to consider before submitting your app for Salesforce.com Security Review

Salesforce.com Security Review PassedThis article is for you if you are a new ISV vendor or you are new to Salesforce.com Security Review process. If you are planning to submit your app for security review – here are few items that you must consider before submitting your app.

Salesforce.com Security Review is the process of assessing your application’s security before it is listed on Salesforce.com Appexchange. Appexchange is prestigious Business to Business marketplace of Salesforce.com where over 2000 apps are listed. Security review is done by Salesforce.com Security review team. Think of security review as an additional benefit – with your app getting certified for Appexchange. Security review helps companies sell to enterprises by meeting their expectations of security. [Read more…]

Effective Communication with Remote Developers and Teams

Effective Communication with Remote Developer Teams in IT ProjectsIf you executing a project with developers or teams working remotely you must have faced the communication issues. Whether the developer teams work off-site within your country or offshore in another country – the communication challenges are same. These challenges are even more critical in IT App development or other IT projects where a regular communication is like lifeline.

However, the landscape is changing with the advancement of communication technology, availability of talent across geographies, and opening global borders. The IT projects these days typically involve team located geographically apart. In a recent project that I worked – we had client team in USA, client’s users located in over fifteen countries across the world, the development team was located off-site within USA, support team was offshore in India, testing team was in Asia and Mexico, and two of the product vendors were located in South America and Ireland. It was amazing to see the teams located apart working coherently with a common objective. [Read more…]