Case Study: Pharmacy Benefits Management Company Solution: Salesforce App Cloud & Service Cloud Pharmacy benefits management company that helps people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well. Need: Client was experiencing service interruptions due to excessive system use and architectural deficiencies of QuickBase solution. The service team’s system was slow and […]

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Should I Get (Salesforce) Certified? During my Microsoft development days I studied for, and eventually acquired my Microsoft Solutions Developer Certification (MCSD). Preparation for the certification exams were tedious but being certified was an important part of our corporate partnership with Microsoft. At that time I never quite grasped the value of certification on a […]

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Considerations When Architecting A Solution Salesforce Solutions When architecting a solution one needs to be sensitive to develop something manageable and sustainable while leveraging the appropriate technology for the task. Salesforce continues to push the envelope at a fast pace delivering platform enhancements to leverage for solutions.  Therein lies a challenge, how does one keep up […]

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Measure Twice – Cut Once Salesforce Data Migration I was recently asked, “How long should a simple data migration take from a legacy CRM system to Salesforce.com?” The answer is that there is no magic number that quantifies how long a data migration will take between systems (simple or complex). Not the ideal answer but […]

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Stabilization through Productization Salesforce System vs. Tool One of the many needs that we hear from our prospects and customers alike is the need to drive Salesforce to a point of stability, predictability, and reliability. Those three words are very similar indeed, but they have specific purpose: Stability A state where the system is gracefully handling […]

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Case Study: Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Minnesota Solution: Salesforce / CRM How to use CRM to manage renewals and new business Minnesota’s largest health care plan, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota provides health care coverage to more than 2.7 million members. Blue Cross offers coverage for individuals and groups of all sizes, […]

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