Every year, Salesforce introduces their big theme for the year at Dreamforce. A few years ago, this was about becoming a social enterprise. Last year, it was all about becoming a customer company in an era of hyper-connected customers. This Year’s Theme: Internet of Customers.
For those with low engagement levels, it is possible to improve employee engagement by creating a comprehensive effort designed to link individual contributions to the desired business outcomes for every employee, manager, and leader in the organization. Here are 5 steps to creating an engaged workforce.
With advances in cloud, mobile, social, big data, and crowdsourcing all happening at once and at incredible speed, it’s undeniable that the disruptive effect of technology has shifted both the way businesses are run and the way individuals operate. As we approach 2014, it’s worthwhile to evaluate the way these disruptions impact business and IT growth strategies, as well as individual behaviors within the business.
Now that you’ve planned for, located, enticed and landed your star candidates, it’s time to get them up to speed and down to work. It’s time to onboard them.
For any Sales Ops group that aspires to truly enable the sales team, here are 7 simple concepts that will enable greater success, predictability, and control.
Even though you may be starting lower on the overall scale, cloud is not immune to the build-up of technical debt. In fact because of the ease of customization and the ability for your team to focus on value-add requirements instead of platform-related minutia, technical debt can actually grow at an accelerated pace in the cloud as opposed to older, less flexible solutions.
This article looks beyond the trends and postulates on five wild ideas that have the potential to change HR technology by 2020.
With some brands so synonymous with innovation and “cool,” the best and brightest naturally flock there, right? Well, maybe to some degree, but even those organization are in a war for talent so intense they are doing some interesting things in hiring that you are probably not (but may want to consider).
It makes perfect sense that Salesforce is reorienting themselves around the idea of helping enterprises become “customer companies.” Salesforce’s definition of a customer company is one that has connected customers, connected employees, connected partners and connected products. Customer companies use the latest technology trends – social, local, touch, big data, identity, ecosystems and communities – to better connect their customers, employees, partners and products.
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.