Partner Experience at Dreamforce ‘11

Hi partners! It’s almost that time and soon all of you will be making the pilgrimage to San Francisco to be part of the largest cloud computing event. . .ok, you know where you’re going. But with so much happening, how can you make sense of it all? As a partner, how do you get the most out of your experience? Sure, you want to identify tons of new prospects… Continue reading

Scobleizer, Queener, Ritter, Gerholdt. 4 Killer Apps. Live from Dreamforce, it’s AppQuest ’11!

Four judges: Robert Scoble, Brett Queener, Gordon Ritter, Mike Gerholdt. Four killer cloud apps. With less than a week away, the AppQuest ’11 finale is a must-see event at Dreamforce. Register for it today using the Dreamforce Agenda Builder, and join us on Tuesday August 30th, starting at 5pm, at the Marriot Marquis in SF to find out who will be the next cloud idol.

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AppQuest: Meet the Final Four

What a month it’s been. We began AppQuest with 16 killer cloud apps. Over 11,000 of you then voted on who should make the Top 8, and then the Final Four. Well here they are, they flexed their social muscle and rocked the vote. Please join us in congratulating Ariba, iActionable, Bunchball and Memonic on making it to Dreamforce ’11.

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Cloud Talk: CA Technologies develops in 1/2 the time and with 1/3 fewer resources with

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For more than 30 years, CA Technologies has been a leader in IT management software. The company’s first application—CA Agile Vision—is an agile development planning tool that launched in spring 2010 and has already been embraced by a variety of customers across a range of verticals. Kelly Blice is CA’s Vice President of Product Marketing.

CA Technologies has been building on-premises software

AppQuest ’11: This is it. Round 2 ends today!

The final community voting round to determine which of the elite, Top 8 apps make it to the Final Four ends today, at 2pm. Have you weighed in? Your vote can still make a difference. Make your voice heard, and send 4 of these lucky teams, using the following bracket, to Dreamforce ’11 where they get to pitch their killer cloud apps to these 4 judges

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AppQuest ’11: It’s Top 8 o’clock. Have you voted yet?


Folks, this is going to be a close one, and it’s not over till 2pm tomorrow. Amazing to see the real-time interactions taking place between 11,000 community members, and our fabulous Top 8 apps. So what are you waiting for? Weigh in on which apps should make the Top 4 and move on to Dreamforce ’11.

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AppQuest ’11: Have you voted for your Top 4?


The contest for the Top 8 apps is in full swing, and it ain’t over till it’s over. Is your app #winning? Make sure you cast your vote for the apps you think should make the Top 4. The search for the next superstar cloud app ends at Dreamforce ’11, and who you choose might get to pitch in front of *these* guys. Yeah, I know… Continue reading

Ready? Set? Vote! AppQuest ’11 Round 2 has just begun

It’s been a big week so far. We announced our stellar judging panel yesterday, including Mike Gerholdt, Brett Queener, Gordon Ritter and Robert Scoble. We even got some love from the mothership. Well, it just got bigger—Round 2 of community voting kicked off this morning and is in full swing. We’ve pitted the top 8 apps against each other. Only 4 will make it to Dreamforce ’11, where… Continue reading

AppQuest ’11: Meet the Judges

AppQuest. You’ve seen the amazing apps. Now meet the judges. Once you’re done voting on which Top 4 apps will get the limelight at Dreamforce ‘11, our judges will face the daunting task of determining which app will be crowned the next cloud idol. Fortunately, the 4 of them have what it takes, and you won’t want to miss the live, American Idol style finale at Dreamforce on Wednesday August

AppQuest ’11: Rock the Vote


With just 2 days left to vote on the Top 16 apps, the heat is on. Which 8 apps will make it to the next round, and which 4 will get to go to Dreamforce ’11? Get your vote on using the official contest bracket and make your selections today.

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