In a new, five-part webinar series, Cloud Sherpas will cover everything you
need to know about cloud solutions for your business. Whether you’re first
starting out on your cloud journey or looking to enhance your existing cloud
solutions, our “Thinking Out (C)loud” series has the answers for which
you’re looking. Specifically, this series spans everything from an
introduction to Cloud Services Brokerages to different enterprise solutions
from salesforce.com, Google and ServiceNow to extending and enhancing your
New webinars in the series will air each Tuesday at 12 PM ET from October 22
through November 19. Here is a more in-depth look at what we’ll be sharing
over the next five weeks:
WHAT IS A CLOUD SERVICES BROKERAGE? INTRODUCING AN EMERGING BREED OF CLOUD
On October 22, I’ll kick off the series with the first webinar, which... (more)
Dreamforce ‘13 is right around the corner and everyone is busy planning how
they will spend their week in San Francisco. With keynotes, breakout
sessions, a full Expo Hall and more, the week is sure to be packed.
Cloud Sherpas will be contributing to the week-long action with our booth in
the Cloud Expo highlighting the CRM journey, multiple breakout and panel
discussions and sessions featuring some of our most innovative clients
including City of Hope, MetLife and Electric Insurance.
While there is so much going on throughout the week, it’s important to take
advantage of the one... (more)
Any organization that cares about how data moves in and out of its Salesforce
org should care about a new feature called Connected Apps and how it can be
used to understand and manage the apps end users may be installing,
especially on mobile devices. In highly regulated industries and
organizations with varying global privacy requirements, controlling apps used
to access Salesforce data is critical, but there hasn’t been a flexible
option to do so…until now.
For a few releases now, admins have had the ability to monitor what third
party apps were being connected to thei... (more)
Last week I attended ServiceNow’s Federal user group in Washington DC.
Cloud Sherpas was honored with an invitation to present a technical breakout
session at the event, which brought together IT professionals across federal
and public sectors to share IT service automation best practices.
ServiceNow President/CEO Frank Slootman opened the event with his “End of
No/Beginning of Now” keynote. Slootman noted that the future of IT will be
in managing and innovating service relationships, summing up his presentation
in three words: Consolidate, Consumerize, Automate.
#ServiceNow Pres... (more)
Disclaimer: This post does not endorse or criticize healthcare reform in any
way. It is not meant to be political in nature. Rather, it is solely a
high-level analysis of the IT issues that affected the release of the
healthcare exchange website.
On October 1, healthcare.gov, the healthcare exchange website authorized
under the United States' new healthcare reforms, launched to the US
population. The site has since received a reported 20 million hits, though it
has not performed as expected due to a series of IT issues.
Although this poor performance was first attributed to high ... (more)