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Lightning Component: Simple Agenda View

Lightning

By now, I hope you’ve installed at least one of our free Lighting Components (Jumbotron, Banner, and RSVP) and if not, what are you waiting for? Maybe this last component, our last in this series: Simple Agenda View. This Simple Agenda View component, available to any Salesforce user who has enabled the Lightning Experience, delivers the ability to create a custom calendar, in agenda view, on any record page. With Simple Agenda View you can: …
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Planning Your Data Governance Strategy

Help & Training

When we engage with new clients that are considering rolling out Salesforce for their users, we field tons of questions related to data. It’s one of the top concerns of users and executives alike – and it should be! It’s one of the most important aspects of planning for your implementation. When your users and management teams can rely on the quality and accuracy of data in Salesforce, it gives them the confidence they need to…
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4 Reasons You Should Use Salesforce Lightning Components

Lightning

Salesforce has made a huge investment into the new Lightning platform and we believe it represents innovative, next-generation opportunities for our clients. Lightning includes the Lightning Component Framework and some exciting tools for developers; using these technologies you can seamlessly customize and easily deploy new apps to mobile devices running Salesforce1. Why use Lightning Components? Lightning Components give you a client-server framework that accelerates development, as well as app performance, and is ideal for use…
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Transforming Healthcare One Connected Device (to Salesforce) at a Time

Healthcare

Silverline works with a number of Medical Device organizations to help improve their operational efficiencies, increase market share, and inform better patient care and outcomes. These projects tend to start with an emphasis on improving Sales, Service, and Marketing processes, most times including integrations to ERPs and other enterprise systems. What we are finding though is that along the adoption and maturity curve for the Salesforce platform, projects that were once identified as potentially future…
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Top 5 Features of the Salesforce Winter ’17 Release

Help & Training

September is here and with it the Salesforce Winter ‘17 Release Notes. Here is a countdown of my top 5 favorite features: 5. Navigate from a Lightning Component to Another (Beta) Developers can now create lightning components and are able to navigate to other lightning components. This allows us to create complex multi-step wizards in Lightning without trying to cram all of our code into a single Lightning Component. This was a key feature that has…
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Why the Cloud is More Secure than Ever

Salesforce Platform

Read the article below as our CEO, Gireesh Sonnad, discusses cloud security in an article posted on the CIO Story website. The original article can be found here. CIOs who want to remain competitive are being forced to streamline and automate their own internal processes wherever possible so that they can think smarter about how to run their business. While more than ever, customers expect the same kind of personalized experience from their bank as they…
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Continuous Delivery on the Platform

Salesforce Platform

This is the first in a multi-part series talking about continuous delivery on Salesforce. This post will be focused on setting up a Continuous Integration process for the code portions (classes, triggers, components, pages, static resources) of the metadata and future posts will cover configuration, data, and bundling these together for seamless deploys. Large deployments, particularly in “living” environments where multiple team members may be making metadata changes, often end up as weekend work, or…
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