March 7, 2018
Blue in the face: Is my software development team listening to me?
Is your software development team listening to you? Good project communication helps prevent costly rework and ensures that product owners and development teams understand each other. We don’t speak the same language, even if we’re both speaking English. We all know that feeling of frustration when we’re trying to communicate and just not getting through. […]
February 26, 2018
What is Technical Debt?
You may have heard software developers and project managers talk about “technical debt”. This term has been around since the 1990s and is growing in popularity. But what is technical debt and why do people keep talking about it?
February 15, 2018
Are You Underutilizing Salesforce, Part I
in: Business, Software Tagged: business efficiency, salesforce, Salesforce administration, Salesforce adoption, Salesforce features, Salesforce integration, Salesforce value, underutilizing Salesforce
Your team may have been working in Salesforce for a while. Now is the time to ask: are you getting the most value from your subscription? How can you tell if you are underutilizing Salesforce?
February 15, 2018
Monolithic Rollouts of Legacy System Replacements
in: Business, Developers, Programming, Software Tagged: Business, business efficiency, business productivity, consulting, custom software, custom software development, Programming, software, software development, solution design
Legacy system conversion projects are always challenging. Rollout strategy can make a huge difference in successful user adoption and overall project success. Only when I began writing them down did I realize that I had recurring dreams. I had believed that my dreams were largely random and varied, but instead I learned that I had […]
February 9, 2018
Salesforce user adoption, Part I: Signs you don’t have buy-in from your org on using Salesforce
Now that your company has rolled out its shiny new CRM system, you’ll want to make sure your team is fully on board. How can you track Salesforce user adoption? What are the signs you don’t have full buy-in from your organization on using Salesforce? Of course, there are many useful reports available in the […]