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Web Apps for Salesforce with Heroku Connect

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Mobile, The Cloud |

In this session, we will demonstrate how you can build an online order mobile web experience that combines the power of the Force.com and Heroku platforms using Heroku Connect and OAuth 2.0. Using this architecture, you can manage the front end of your web presence in Heroku, while maintaining your customer data securely in Salesforce.

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Dreamforce 2014

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Mobile, The Cloud |

Here’s where I’m speaking at Dreamforce 2014!

Developing Offline Mobile Apps with Salesforce Mobile SDK SmartStore

Build Apps that Span Heroku and Salesforce Using Heroku Connect

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Design for Experience Awards: Artemis – McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in The Cloud |

http://awards.designforexperience.com/gallery/2013/bottom-line-impact/artemis-mcgraw-hill-higher-education

What can other companies and teams learn from the successes and failures of the way your product, service, or other experience influenced the financial prosperity of the business?
Bring them value, giftwrapped in context

We learned what the customer valued in order to offer them solutions that fit within the given context to drive better business results. Our design is returning McGraw-Hill over 5X’s their development costs, because of the efficiencies it’s producing for their field sales representatives. The design achieved this by unifying disparate systems, embedding controls, and most importantly, structuring information in the
context of use. One rep found the app so intuitive and relevant that he said, “this app is so smart, it’s like it thinks for me”. Looking back, we could not have achieved this without McGraw-Hill’s investment in ethnographic research. The insights our team uncovered, through time spend with the customer, observing their key needs, drove the design towards the solution we ultimately delivered.

 

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