Congratulations on making the decision to power your business with the cloud. Through new business models, processes and behaviors enabled by cloud computing, you can transform relationships with your customers, partners and workforce. You can make your IT organization and your business more agile and responsive.
Sales organizations can succeed solely with good sales reps and solid leadership driving them in a focused way. However, with a little thought given to tools and processes, those facets of the job that are sometimes the least rewarding can become valuable and efficient components that enable the entire organization to reach greater heights.
An interesting evolution is happening at the intersection of work, technology, and the models for sourcing technical projects. Software is eating the world.
Enterasys used Salesforce.com and Appirio to build a global service management application to track products and their related support contracts. The project enabled Enterasys to empower service agents with greater visibility into the overall customer and partner relationship, identify new service revenue opportunities, and reduce service inventory carrying costs.
“Appirio partnered with us to build a very successful mobile cloud CRM application for 224 of our nursing facilities on a tight timeframe and with limited budget,” Barry Somervell, senior vice president of sales and business development at Kindred.
Cloud platforms are better for business in terms of alignment and impact, and better for IT in terms of focus and the ability to do more with less. Learn about the best practices to use when building cloud applications using salesforce.com and the Force.com platform.
Learn how DeVry reimagined its student experience, how IT is viewed within the organization, and how the power of cloud computing has transformed both IT and DeVry’s business.
Amy Cisneroz, Program Manager at Virgin America, discusses their successful VX Connect employee intranet that gives Virgin America employees a consumer-grade experience for accessing company services and collaborating with colleagues.
Cloud, mobile and social technologies have transformed the way we share information, interact with each other and transact. Learn how you can jumpstart your application development with Appirio.
Cloud Metrics provides IT executives and administrators with concrete metrics to: see where you stand relative to others in terms of system complexity; identify areas of risk within your Salesforce instance; make informed trade-offs on the next feature request. Sign-up for your free assessment.
Learn how to create a portal experience that engages your partners and customers, fosters collaboration, encourages ideation and becomes an integral part of the customer experience.
Appirio makes it easy for companies of all sizes to get started on the path to delivering an engaging employee experience. By combining HCM and talent strategy expertise, a unique social intranet technology and unmatched cloud development skills, we can get you started on the path to the workplace of the future in as little as a month.
Reimaging HR takes more than just implementing Human Capital Management technology in your organization. Appirio offers strategic HCM guidance and technology-enabled services to transform your HR function from tactical to strategic, and turn HR leaders into drivers of change.
In this eBook, we look at 10 real-life case studies of how companies like L’Oreal USA, Brown Forman, Starbucks and 1-800-Flowers are using cloud, mobile and social technologies to reimagine their operations, consumer and partner relationships.
Learn how organizations can master the art of application development in this new highly competitive landscape, and survive the current Talent War which is raging in the tech industry today.
Cloud, mobile and social technologies offer ways to expand the delivery of HR information to employees using a set of robust tools that provide anytime, anywhere access to organizational information, knowledge, expertise and tools—all designed with the employee experience in mind.
A survey of over 300 users in the U.S. and U.K. that tries to better understand how employees are using social tools on the job, how far along they think their companies are with social, and the ways in which they think their company could benefit by adopting social.
Forrester Principal Analyst, Liz Herbert writes, “Appirio has highly specialized, cloud-focused services professionals with a laser focus on time-to-value and driving innovation.”
Today’s cloud, mobile and social technologies offer a way to expand on the idea of delivering HR information to employees with a set of robust tools that offer anytime, anywhere access to organizational information, knowledge, expertise and tools – all designed with the employee experience in mind.
As cloud, mobile, and social tools continue to dominate the HR discussion, and the workforce grows impatient for consumer-grade technology, HR must respond by understanding what is possible with these emerging technologies and fundamentally change the way their people work or risk missing out on yet another business movement, once again leaving an empty seat at the table.
Applications create competitive advantages for organizations. These 10 strategies will help you to master the art of application development in the cloud.
Crowdsourcing can be an incredibly efficient way to build applications. Let us pull back the curtain for you and show you how this new model translates community-driven challenges into real world results
Working with the International Association for Human Resources Information Management (IHRIM), Appirio launched The 2013 Appirio Employee Portal/Social Intranet Survey in June of 2013 to collect and share information from IHRIM’s 6,000+ member community on how cloud, mobile and social technologies are influencing investment in Social Intranets.
This Appirio whitepaper shows how adoption of a next-generation, cloud- based financial management application, paired with a strategic effort prior to implementation, is the right recipe for transforming the Finance function into a strategic business partner while solving many of challenges facing the traditional Finance functions.
Growing dissatisfaction with corporate intranets led some businesses to revert to the inefficient process of employees directly contacting HR representatives—perpetuating HR’s administrator role and limiting HR opportunities to provide more strategic value to the business.
The right level of SAP-Salesforce integration enables information sharing across systems and helps sales more successfully target, acquire, service and develop customer relationships.
2014 is going to provide Human Resources with an amazing opportunity to reimagine the function. With a robust set of tools and technologies available, Human Resources is poised to make unprecedented contributions to organizations in 2014 and beyond.
Join Appirio co-founder, Narinder Singh, and Knowledge Infusion CEO, Jason Averbook, to learn more about how the combination of KI’s human capital management (HCM) strategy & deployment expertise and Appirio’s cloud expertise & innovation enables your organization to achieve true business transformation.
Brad Stark, cloud solutions architect at Appirio, shares learnings and best practices for deploying Google Apps, based on Appirio’s experience with both EDU and Enterprise clients.
Learn how leading companies are leveraging metrics from their Salesforce instance to measure their complexity and assess the trade-offs of their next change request.
Want to learn more about how user adoption can improve your Google Apps for Business deployment? Have you Gone Google, and you want more tools for user adoption? Are you thinking about rolling out a new service? We’ll address these topics and more…
Learn how Service Cloud and consulting partner Appirio are enabling Kelly Services, to deliver outstanding customer service both to their employees as well as to their customers and customer’s customers.
CRM systems have long promised accurate forecasting as an outcome but few companies have moved beyond being able to forecast bookings within the quarter they’re in. In this webinar, we’ll show you what it takes to systematically improve forecasting processes.
Learn why a Marketing and Sales alignment strategy is the healthiest thing you can do for your company, and hear how the issues that plague both departments can be remedied by the same solutions.
Hear legendary Silicon Valley company builder and 30-year veteran of the technology industry, Maynard Webb, share his thoughts on the future of work with Jason Averbook, one of today’s foremost HCM technology thought leaders.
In today’s fast-moving tech environment, there are more demands on your technology teams than ever. But technology teams that are stretched thin also have some powerful tools to exponentially increase productivity–hear how cloud platforms as a service and crowdsourced development can help your technology teams.
Come explore the power of reporting in Workday. In this webinar we will explore all types of reporting: financial, operational and strategic. We’ll also look at operational reports that take a business view and tabular and graphical KPIs that help senior management run their business from their laptops on a ‘real-time’ basis.
Why user experience should be considered in any Salesforce project? How to apply user experience principles to your Salesforce projects? How user experience drives adoption and results?
Now that you’ve successfully deployed your Workday solution, it’s time to get the most out of your technology investment. Learn the steps you can take to ensure your current Workday deployment continues to deliver an outstanding user experience, a more engaged workforce, and consistently adds value to your organization now and into into the future.
Are you tired of pouring time and resources into maintaining a static employee portal that few people actually use? We’ll show you how to rethink the employee portal and use it as a way to create more engaged and effective employees.
This survey, commissioned by Appirio and conducted by the International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM), discusses how employee portals or intranets are widely deployed but are little more than a virtual file cabinet or a glorified home page.
Any technology project is only successful if people actually use the new technology. Hear from renowned IT industry analyst Michael Krigsman (@mkrigsman), author of the IT project failures blog on ZDNet (www.zdnet.com), about how to build a lifecycle process to drive adoption for your cloud projects.
Download this free whitepaper to explore data-driven, independent research from Saugatuck Research on the value of enterprise community software development with CloudSpokes. In the new “cloud-enabled” world, CloudSpokes uses a competitive crowdsourcing model to bring cloud-like attributes to enterprise software development teams.
Next generation cloud-based HCM applications have the potential to provide never-before-imagined benefits that can maximize business results. However, HR and IT will need to couple the advancements in these new applications with an integrated systems and process approach to user experience and a focus on change management.
To understand the cloud adopter perspective, Appirio worked with Itracks, a leading online market research firm, to survey IT decision makers at 150+ mid-to-large sized North American companies (all with >500 employees, 65% with over 1000 employees) who had already adopted at least one leading SaaS or cloud application. We wanted to learn from these cloud adopters.
From blockbuster acquisitions and further consolidation in the vendor space, to a dramatic shift from on-premise to cloud-based technologies, 2012 presented HR with plenty of opportunities to help their organizations navigate and benefit from the ever-changing world of human capital management and HR technology.
Cloud computing is seen by many organizations as a less costly, more agile alternative to installing, running and maintaining their own servers and software. But it often feels like a huge leap of faith. Pioneers who have made that early journey into the unknown have mostly found the benefits to be even greater than they imagined, and the barriers less daunting than many feared.