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A Day in the Life: Chloe Frank

A Day in the Life

Job Title: Associate Business Analyst Start Date:  July 16th, 2018 Fun Fact: I danced in a Mardi Gras Krewe in New Orleans for 3 years! What is your position at Silverline and what do you do? I’m a Business Analyst in a supporting role for the Delivery Team to help strategize and implement Salesforce for our clients. What does your average day look like? I have to get cold brew ASAP! As part of the…
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The Importance of Being … Focused

Client Services

In 1895, Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People was first performed in London. The play is a satire that turned the traditional values of late Victorian London on their head. It was released at a time of changing social norms and customs and became his most famous play. What does a 125-year-old play about Victorian London have to do with … Salesforce? We tend to believe that…
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10 Keys Series: Adoption-Driven Digital Transformation

Advisory

What Is Adoption-Driven Digital Transformation? Adoption-driven digital transformation is defined as holding users and managers accountable for proper platform utilization. Adoption measurement and improvement should be included in program governance to ensure new processes and technology are improving performance and should be led with the project’s Vision statement, which we discussed in a previous 10 Keys article. Once we’ve deployed the solution and people are using the platform, the goal is to ensure the true…
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Dreamforce Marketing Keynote: The Age of the Intelligent Marketer

Events

Marketing and marketing automation with Salesforce has undergone significant changes this fiscal year. Ryan Strynatka, SVP and GM for Social Products for Marketing Cloud, hosted a panel of experts in the marketing space at this year’s Dreamforce for Marketing Keynote entitled ‘The Age of the Intelligent Marketer’ which recapped that journey and showcased where Salesforce is headed for Winter and Spring 2019.

A Day In The Life: Kevin Hoxie

A Day in the Life

Job Title: Receptionist Start Date: September 2017 Fun Fact: I’m Ambidextrous! What is your position at Silverline and what do you do? Receptionist, I do a lot of operations, facilities management, ordering food for the office, catering, new hire swag, helping with onboarding, and assisting with events. What does your average day look like? The best thing about my job is that there’s not an “average” day. I could be working on catering all day…
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Pardot Joins the Experience

Salesforce Platform

Winter is Coming. With the Winter release, the outcast Pardot is finally allowed to join the Lightning Family. This, among other things, makes for a very exciting Winter ‘19 release full of fun Pardot enhancements. Firstly, Pardot is coming to Lightning experience, which means your marketing team no longer has to leave Salesforce to manage content, lists, or anything else in Pardot. Goodbye single tab app and hello Lightning Experience. One login to access all…
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It’s Not Just the Right Thing to Do, It’s the Smart Thing to Do

Silverline Cares

Earlier this year, Salesforce announced that they took action on paying equally for equal work. Equality is one of their core values and an important part of their culture. So of course, one of the big themes around Dreamforce 2018 was equality. There was even an entire day devoted to Equality & Culture within the workspace. The Equality Summit was filled with equality Trailblazer gatherings, sessions led by top CEOs, and ended with the Equality…
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10 Keys to Successful Digital Transformation: Human Centered

Advisory

In any digital transformation, there are three key elements present: the people, the business, and the technology. Companies in every industry are searching for ways to leverage the newest technologies and transform their businesses. However, far too often we see companies that let digital and technology get in the way of what matters most:  the people. Not enough emphasis is put on optimizing the experience, processes, and technology for the people that will be using…
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Dreamforce 2018 for Financial Services: Unify the Experience, Unlock Loyalty

Financial Services

There are incredible opportunities in the Financial Services space right now, and we had a chance to see the best of what Salesforce has to offer now and going into 2019. The amount of disruption and the overall pace of transformative change is historic, but with those changes come challenges. Salesforce, by paying careful attention to the feedback from partners over the past year, is well poised to address those challenges head-on. Trailblazing with partners…
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10 Keys to Successful Digital Transformation: Data Obsessed

Advisory

When we refer to data obsession, we’re referring to key data requirements relating to data quality, mastering of data, and change management centered around master data activities. The goal is to prepare your data to be moved, shared, consumed, and analyzed. This plan should include a strategy for accountability for managing data architecture, hygiene, and stewardship. Establishing a “single source of truth” for key data elements is where a powerhouse data-driven solution flexes its potential…
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