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Salesforce Data Migration Best Practices

By Harshvardhan Rathore “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden When a customer decides to move to a new platform, there is a need to migrate all the functional data from their legacy system. Salesforce.com data migration has its own unique […]

MOOCs and the Tricky Business of Succeeding in the Cloud

Post-secondary education in the United States could not demonstrate more clearly that the same business model that drove its ascendancy in the 20th century is suffocating it in the 21st. In exchange for paying greater tuition, enduring longer time to completion, and assuming nearly all the risk, consumers of education receive end products that are […]

New Gartner Report Examines Crowdsourcing and Assesses the Business Impact it has for Application Development Organizations

New Gartner Report Examines Crowdsourcing and Assesses the Business Impact it has for Application Development Organizations

SAN FRANCISCO – April 10, 2014 – Appirio, a global cloud consultancy, today announced that its Topcoder platform and community has been referenced in Gartner’s March 31, 2014 report, “Use Crowdsourcing as a Force Multiplier in Application Development.” The report states that crowdsourcing “allows application architects to apply the cloud operating model (scalable and elastic, […]

Investing in World-Class Training Programs for its Customers, Appirio Hires New Chief Learning Officer to Help Change the Way Organizations Engage with and Use Technology

Investing in World-Class Training Programs for its Customers, Appirio Hires New Chief Learning Officer to Help Change the Way Organizations Engage with and Use Technology

New leader, with past experiences including Google and salesforce.com, is responsible for creating global training programs for faster, more successful ramp-up and user adoption of cloud-based applications San Francisco—March 18, 2014—Appirio, a global cloud consultancy, today announced that it has hired Catherine Lang as chief learning officer. Lang oversees Appirio’s innovative customer training program driving […]

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Finance Strategy: Transform Your Processes

Previously, we discussed how “Finance Transformation Begins with a Vision”.  We then provided the model to “Stay on Course and Enable Quick Decisions” by establishing governance. The next step is to define critical process areas before the design of the technology solution. When an implementation proceeds without process design, decisions are delayed or not made […]

Appirio Helps Brivo Labs Use Crowdsourcing to Bring the Internet of Things to Life

Appirio Helps Brivo Labs Use Crowdsourcing to Bring the Internet of Things to Life

Outpacing but not outspending its competition, Brivo Labs worked with Topcoder to create four applications in six months San Francisco – February 4, 2014 – Appirio today announced that Brivo Labs, an Internet of Things company leading the way in the emerging social access management market, is utilizing Topcoder’s 600,000+ member development and design crowdsourcing […]

Finance Transformation – How to Stay on Course and Enable Quick Decisions

Previously, we discussed how “Finance Transformation Begins with a Vision”.  Once a vision has been set, it is critical to establish the appropriate governance model to support and enable decision-making and ensure efficiency and effectiveness in deployment. The lack of project governance will slow the project and increase deployment costs. Leveraging a governance model will […]

Appirio Relaunches Topcoder

Appirio Relaunches Topcoder

Appirio Adds New Capabilities to the Leading Platform and Community for Crowdsourced Development, Lays Out 2014 Roadmap, and Moves Topcoder Open to San Francisco in 2014 San Francisco – January 15, 2014 – Appirio today announced the relaunch of Topcoder, the world’s largest professional development and design community and the leading platform for crowdsourced development. […]

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