Can IT Team and Marketing Team be friends??

Every company has marketing as well as IT team. But do they have same platform, or tool which somehow help them to work together
Sharing anything via email, Twitter or Facebook? The most that matter is analytics.
Getting likes or retweets may lead to Create impressions but the link expand would be the thing that would help a company to sell/promote his company.
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What if I say no need for additional software?
What if it I free with your CRM?
What if I say Salesforce can help you out?
Salesforce content management is a tool which can bring two teams to work more efficiently and together.
Salesforce Content is probably one of the most over-looked FREE features salesforce.com offers, even though it easily solves the abovementioned issues and more.
Organize, share, search, and manage content within your organization and across key areas of Salesforce with Salesforce CRM Content. Content includes all file types, from traditional business documents such as Microsoft® PowerPoint presentations to audio files, video files, Web pages, and Google® Docs.
1. Easily customize and Search for and find files, fast
a. Libraries sanction you to engender and categorize content (files) in logical groups.  We can have one or more libraries and provide security around it (as in you could have a library concrete to a group/business unit and ascertain nobody else except the intended users will be able to access the content (files) within that library).
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b. You can filter your results by author, type, industry, tags, or other fields. It will pull up matching documents; show you how other people within your organization rated this content, and how often it was downloaded.
2. Share online and track views and downloads
a. Content Delivery allows you to easily convert your presentations, proposals, contracts, and other files go into an optimized web-based version for easy online viewing.
b. Also, you can share the file via chatter.
c. Track the views and downloads in salesforce which can help you out in forecasting and marketing.
You can easily implement it via Implementation guide or maybe we can help you out with another amazing blog.
  
Some must-read blogs on Salesforce Content Management:
Idea’s on Salesforce Content Management that needs your vote :
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Reports in Salesforce

Salesforce reports  are probably the first things to come to mind when you think of Sales Operations and for good reason.

While a Customer Relationship Management tool (CRM) like Salesforce, from one perspective, may simply serve as sales’ home base for prospect and customer data entry, it’s that data that allows for better segmentation and targeting on the front end of the sales process. It’s also that data that provides an understanding of a company’s sales cycle, process effectiveness, and revenue on the back end

Tabular

    Tabular reports are the simplest and most expeditious way to optically canvass data. Kindred to a spreadsheet, they consist simply of an authoritatively mandated set of fields in columns, with each matching record listed in a row. Tabular reports are best for engendering lists of records or a list with a single grand total. They can’t be acclimated to engender groups of data or charts, and can’t be utilized in dashboards unless rows are constrained. Examples include contact mailing lists and activity reports.
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Salesforce Reporting and Dashboards Books by Johan Yhu – Best in town.

 

Summary
    Summary reports are kindred to tabular reports, but additionally sanction users to group rows of data, view subtotals, and engender charts. They can be utilized as the source report for dashboard components. Utilize this type for a report to show subtotals predicated on the value of a particular field or when you optate to engender a hierarchical list, such as all opportunities for your team, subtotaled by Stage and Owner. Summary reports with no groupings show as tabular reports on the report run page.

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Some must-read blogs on Reports and Dashboards :
Matrix
     Matrix reports are similar to summary reports but allow you to group and summarize data by both rows and columns. They can be used as the source report for dashboard components. Use this type for comparing related totals, especially if you have large amounts of data to summarize and you need to compare values in several different fields, or you want to look at data by date and by-product, person, or geography. Matrix reports without at least one row and one column grouping show as summary reports on the report run page.

 

Joined

Joined reports let you create multiple report blocks that provide different views of your data. Each block acts like a “sub-report,” with its own fields, columns, sorting, and filtering. A joined report can even contain data from different report types.

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Limitation of Professional Edition in Salesforce

When client say’s he is using professional edition, Do you know Professional Edition

There are few features which are not available in the professional edition which needs to take care during Salesforce implementation:

No Account Assignment Rules
No Territory Management
No Sales Teams (aka Opportunity Teams)
Configuration / Security / Administration
No Joined Reports
No Bucket Fields
No Cross Filters (e.g. Accounts without Opportunities)
No Dynamic Dashboards
No Scheduled Dashboards (you can schedule a Report)
50 Custom Report Types vs. 200 in Enterprise Edition
See our post on Enterprise Analytics for more details on these features
Marketing

250 emails sent in a single mass email blast vs. 500 in Enterprise Edition
Sales (Sales Cloud)

Limit of 20 Custom Fields on Activities vs. 100 in Enterprise Edition
Limit of 10 Custom Tabs vs. 25 in Enterprise Edition
Limit of 50 Custom Objects vs. 200 in Enterprise Edition
No Workflow / Approvals / Visual Workflow
No Person Accounts
No Ability to mass Grant Login Access to a System Administrator
No Data Export (Weekly Export Service to backup your Salesforce org)
Support (Service Cloud)
Limit of 20 Validation Rules per Object vs. 100 in Enterprise Edition

Limit of 100 Custom Fields per Object vs. 500 in Enterprise Edition

No Service Cloud Console
No Salesforce Knowledge (Note: Knowledge is available at an additional cost in Enterprise Edition, and included in Unlimited Edition)
No Live Agent (Note: Live Agent is available at an additional cost in Enterprise Edition, and included in Unlimited Edition)
Extending Salesforce / Community / Portals

No Partner or Customer Portal
No Websites (aka Site.com / Force.com Sites)
To use Chatter Plus (Chatter Only) licenses in Professional Edition, you’ll need to contact Salesforce support and have Profiles enabled
No Salesforce Communities (released Summer ’13)
Custom Development and Sandboxes

No Change Sets (which are needed to deploy custom code)
No API (thus no ability to use the Data Loader or build custom integrations)
No Partial Copy Sandbox
Limit of 10 Developer Sandboxes* (*Change Sets disabled) vs. 25 in Enterprise Edtion
Lightning Professional Edition Limits

5 Process Builder processes
2 Permissions Sets
2 Custom Profiles
3 Record Types
2 Page Layouts
10 Developer Sandboxes

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A detailed difference between the features available and variations of these features in each of the editions is available on

http://login.salesforce.com/help/doc/en/limits.html

You can understand the pricing on http://www.salesforce.com/in/crm/editions-pricing.jsp.

References:

https://www.salesforce.com/in/editions-pricing/service-cloud/
https://www.shellblack.com/administration/differences-between-professional-edition-and-enterprise-edition/

Organisational leadership

Organisational leadership it is a process to influence a member or a group, toward reaching a categorical aim opportunely. Leadership is always about coping with change

Every Organization needs a bellwether to commit to a challenge, to foster adherents and to be a puissant influence for them to translate that into productivity by sharing a certain vision of future

House and Mitchell (1974) defined four kinds of comportment for a prosperous bellwether:

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A bellwether should be directed toward providing psychological structure for subordinates which denotes giving subordinates a clear scope of work, scheduling and coordinating work, giving categorical guidance, and elucidating organizational structure’s policies, rules, and procedures.
Ancillary directed toward the contentment of subordinates needs and predilections, such as displaying concern for subordinates’ avail and building a cordial and psychologically auxiliary work environment.
Participative, directed toward inspiritment of subordinate influence on decision making and works unit operations: discussing with subordinates and build decision by taking their opinions and suggestions into account.
Achievement oriented, directed toward emboldening performance excellence: setting challenging goals, seeking amelioration, featuring excellence in achievement, and giving confidence that subordinates will procure high standards of performance.
Leadership is not a static style that can fit all organizational culture; a bellwether must acclimate his approach to fit a concrete situation, this is why a bellwether should have an exhaustive understanding of many leadership frameworks and styles.

1- The coercive potency, which consists of utilizing the threat of panelization at your subordinates to transmute. In contrary, the reward puissance, which consists of rewarding your employees by incrementing their salary or by giving some privileges for their compliance.

2- The legitimate puissance, Weber (1947) or position potency, which consists of achieving a goal by only being a supervisor who has ascendancy over his employees.

3-Expert puissance, which consists of having things done predicated on the bellwether’s expertise who kens better how things should be in certain circumstances.

4-Referent puissance, Sheriff (1936) Newcom (1958) and Merton (1957), which consists of achieving the target that evaluates the influencing agent comportment and notions.

The role of leadership in ingenuity and organizationals innovation Research on the determinants of ingeniousness has identified a wide set of factors.

the top managers of an Organization can affect employee ingeniousness and organizationals innovation in several different ways. First, they define and shape the work contexts within which employees interact to define goals, quandaries, and solutions

Indeed, in a study of Austrian branch bank managers, Geyer and Steyrer (1998) reported a more vigorous positive relationship between these managers’ extent of transformational leadership and long-term as compared with short-term performance. Because ingenuity in organizations often requires trade-offs across time, this finding provides a substratum for expecting that transformational leadership would enhance ingeniousness

Taken holistically, these prior studies have provided a vigorous theoretical substratum for expecting that transformational leadership would enhance ingenuity among adherents.

 

References – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/role-leadership-shaping-organizational-culture-momen

How to Debug in MavensMate

Debugging is the process of finding and resolving of defects that obviate correct operation of computer software or a system.

Numerous books have been indited about debugging (visually perceive below: Further reading), as it involves numerous aspects, including interactive debugging, control flow, integration testing, log files, monitoring (application, system), recollection dumps, profiling, Statistical Process Control, and special design tactics to amend detection while simplifying changes.

Debugging, in computer programming and engineering, is a multistep process that involves identifying a quandary, isolating the source of the quandary, and then either redressing the quandary or determining a way to work around it. The final step of debugging is to test the rectification or workaround and ascertain it works.

Debugging – we all do it a lot. Inditing code impeccably the first time around is hard and only a few (if any) prosper at it.

Apex provides debugging support. You can debug your Apex code using the Developer Console and debug logs. To aid debugging in your code, Apex supports exception statements and custom exceptions. Also, Apex sends emails to developers for unhandled exceptions.

How to enable debug log in MavensMate?

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Steps to Install MavensMate force.com IDE editor

An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development. An IDE customarily consists of a source code editor, build automation implements and a debugger. Most modern IDEs have astute code completion. Some IDEs, such as NetBeans and Eclipse, contain a compiler, interpreter, or both; others, such as SharpDevelop and Lazarus, do not. The boundary between an integrated development environment and other components of the broader software development environment is not well-defined. Sometimes a version control system, or sundry implements to simplify the construction of a Graphical Utilizer Interface (GUI), are integrated. Many modern IDEs withal have a class browser, an object browser, and a class hierarchy diagram, for use in object-oriented software development.

Why Sublime text 3  is better then eclipse ?

Sublime Text is a proprietary cross-platform source code editor with a Python application programming interface (API). It natively fortifies many programming languages and markup languages, and its functionality can be elongated by users with plugins, typically community-built and maintained under free-software licenses.

Capitalize on Sublime Text features like code avail, expeditious find, etc. when building your Force.com applications.

Steps to Install MavensMate force.com IDE editor 

  1. Go to  http://www.sublimetext.com/3

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3.Copy the following given text .

    1. import urllib.request,os,hashlib; h = ‘df21e130d211cfc94d9b0905775a7c0f’ + ‘1e3d39e33b79698005270310898eea76’; pf = ‘Package Control.sublime-package’; ipp = sublime.installed_packages_path(); urllib.request.install_opener( urllib.request.build_opener( urllib.request.ProxyHandler()) ); by = urllib.request.urlopen( ‘http://packagecontrol.io/’ + pf.replace(‘ ‘, ‘%20’)).read(); dh = hashlib.sha256(by).hexdigest(); print(‘Error validating download (got %s instead of %s), please try manual install’ % (dh, h)) if dh != h else open(os.path.join( ipp, pf), ‘wb’ ).write(by)
    2. In the sublime  go to View -> Show Console in the toolbar. Paste the above text in point (a). And press ENTER . As  Per the Package Control documentation, you should use the code found on the site as it changes for every release.
    3. see–>  https://packagecontrol.io/installation
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    4.  .Go to https://github.com/joeferraro/MavensMate/tree/master/docs
      Download and install MavensMate Desktop 

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5. In SUBLIME, go to Tools -> Command Palette in the toolbar.Type the following to install a package:   Package Control: Install Package

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6. When a list of packages become presented, type MavensMate to install the package.We are almost completely set up.  With MavensMate installed, you should now see a new toolbar item for the package.

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  7. Open MavensMate And connect to your org by going for New project . Do it by entering your org credential .

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