Category Archives: Velu Palani


Dreamforce 2016: 4 Key Takeaways

It was my sixth attendance to Dreamforce this year. I feel energized every time I attend and come back with lots of ideas to help the community – customers, career seekers and the world at large.   Here are my 4 key takeaways of Dreamforce 2016: Love: There is so much hatred in the world, the US presidential election is Continue Reading...

Salesforce1: a Practical Implementation Strategy

Practical Advice from Velu’s Last Salesforce1 Implementation Experience. For most users, Salesforce1 works ‘right-out-of-the-box’. While that may be true– will using it ‘as is’ increase user adoption, or increase sales, or increase productivity? Possibly, not. I recently implemented Salesforce1 for a larger enterprise. It took only a few weeks from planning to ‘live in production’. And, though it looked simple Continue Reading...

Salesforce1 2014 Tour Chicago

It’s a Mobile World! For business, Salesforce1 helps make it so. When I go to Salesforce conferences, I leave feeling excited and carrying lots of ideas. However, it’s like drinking water from a fire hose, or worse; drinking your favorite from beer from one. It was fun to arrive early to this high-energy event and be part of the group. Continue Reading...

What’s in’s Spring Release for Me?

With 328 pages of Release Notes, Velu Palani and I had quite a task picking-and-choosing, which items to mention, let-alone, which to highlight. We decided to pick and choose based on features we thought would be most exciting from the perspective of various roles. We think we have something for everyone! As a… Sales User, a Marketing User, a Customer Service User, a Administrator, Continue Reading...

Get “One Great Idea” from Peers to Fortify your IT Sales and Marketing Efforts

Posted 7/3/13 by Charlie Havens. What could be more excellent for an IT sales and marketing person, then listening to IT buyers talk about what they really want from IT sellers. Armed with such information, you match your sales and marketing efforts to their needs! Selling to IT ™ Seminar, July 25, 2013, at Illinois Institute of Technology, Rice Campus– Continue Reading...
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