Tag Archives: Cloud Computing

Can Government Embody Innovation?


Can Government embody innovation and deliver ongoing increased levels of service? Salesforce.com’s Vivek Kundra and companies like BasicGov, Cloud Safety Net & LaunchPad believe so. Continue reading

Cloud Talk: Model Metrics grows its mobile practice by 600 percent with Force.com

Model Metrics built its business around delivering consulting services and custom cloud development. Today, the company has more than 500 customers, including some of the world’s most well-known brands, and is a leader in enterprise deployments, custom mobile solutions, Service Cloud implementations, and social media integration. Dave Dahlberg is the CMO. Continue reading

AppQuest ’11 Winner Bunchball interviewed on Salesforce Live

Missed the action at Dreamforce ’11? Then mosey on up to YouTube, and check out the Salesforce Live segment featuring AppQuest ’11 winner: Nitro for Salesforce by Bunchball, taken only a few minutes after their historic win!

Watch as Rajat Paharia, Chief Product Officer at Bunchball, shares his experiences competing in AppQuest ’11 and building on Force.com. You’ll learn that it only took him six weeks to build their… Continue reading

AppQuest ’11: And the Winner is… Bunchball

4 killer apps. 4 all-star judges including Mike Gerholdt, Brett Queener, Gordon Ritter and Robert Scoble.  1 live finale. Only 1 cloud idol. The AppQuest ’11 winner has been picked. Please join us in congratulating Bunchball and their Nitro for Salesforce app (watch their 2 min AppQuest Video pitch submission here)

Find out more about Bunchball, their gamification app, and their big win right here. The judges… Continue reading

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.

What happens next is up to… Continue reading

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

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For more than 30 years, CA Technologies has been a leader in IT management software. The company’s first Force.com-based 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: 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.

As part of our daily app spotlight, here is a profile of the last 4… Continue reading