As I mentioned in our recent Summer 16 release write-up, I’ve been a salesofrce customer or partner for 45 of their 50 releases (feeling old here). In these years, it’s amazing how salesforce has expanded. First from Sales Cloud to Service Cloud and then to Communities and then a massive explosion of new products over the last couple of years. It’s an exciting time to be a part of the salesforce ecosystem, and we see lots of opportunity for our clients to build on the foundation of their Sales and Service Cloud implementations with all of these additions. Due to this, we need to expand as well, and I’m thrilled to announce the following new Practice Areas that Gears has launched:
- Pardot B2B Marketing Automation – Gears has a team dedicated to helping you generate more leads and nurture them effectively. Leverage Lead Scoring & Grading for successful Sales handoffs and better understand your full sales lifecycle with closed-loop reporting.
- Wave Cloud Analytics – Enable your users to interact with all of your business’ data without having to leave salesforce. Build interactive and customizable dashboards that are fully optimized for mobile, allowing quick collaboration and execution. Truly expand your analytics beyond reports and dashboards with Wave Analytics.
- SteelBrick – Salesforce’s acquisition of Steelbrick allows Sales users to create accurate quotes quickly and efficiently. Improve pricing compliance and get more accurate forecasting with CPQ (Configure Price Quote), and automate complex subscription & billing processes with Quote to Cash
At Gears, our goal is to partner with our clients to build sophisticated salesforce solutions, and we are excited to help our customers expand into new and exciting areas of salesforce.
This is just the beginning, as even this week salesforce announced their largest acquisition to-date with the purchase of Demandware (full disclosure – Demandware is a current and awesome customer of ours!). We’re also already diving into the new Lightning Field Service product and super intrigued by the Internet of Things cloud. It’s safe to say, we’ll be adding even more practices over 2016 and beyond.