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Last week at Midwest Dreamin’, I had the opportunity to sit down with Salesforce for an interview about how Alternative is using Salesforce1, both as a company as well as with our customers. Here’s a recap of the discussion and how Salesforce1 has been a game-changer for us (and can be for you, too). Q:…

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Summer is just beginning for me and my family. I’ve been busy making a to-do list and summer goals list in order to make the most of what tends to be a very short season. My list for this year includes keeping the kids busy, a few beach days, a Cubs or Sox game (I…

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Wish you could see your company’s logo or company colors on the Saleseforce1 Mobile App? Now you can! Spring ’14 introduced branding for the Salesforce1 mobile app.  It took me 2 minutes to update Alternative Technology Solution’s Salesforce1 mobile app to Alternative green and change the publisher act (+) icon to Alternative’s iQ (Configure, Price,…

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The idea of Salesforce development can be pretty intimidating. Many people think that if they aren’t formally trained as a Salesforce developer, they shouldn’t try to make changes in the platform. I’m here to say it isn’t so. I recently conducted Alternative’s first Intro to Force.com Salesforce Development class specifically for non-developers. While this class isn’t for…

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With Salesforce’s release of Spring ’14 right around the corner, its time to get up to speed on the new features and improvements.  We’ve parsed through the 200+ pages of release notes and pulled out what we think are the most interesting and valuable features.  It’s no surprise that many of the new features reside…

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Inc. Magazine Features Vivian Keena, CEO of Alternative“Productivity Secrets of Top Woman CEO’s”

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