Category: Appirio

Appirio Announces Workday Patnership

September 14th, 2010, No Comments

Tweet Since we started Appirio in 2006 we’ve centered our efforts around salesforce.com, Google Apps and Amazon Web Services, and are now thrilled to add Workday to our select list of partners. We just announced over at the Appirio CIO Blog that we’ve officially partnered with Workday and have formed a dedicated Workday practice. You […]

Appirio Marketing has too much Free Time

August 3rd, 2010, 4 Comments

Tweet At Appirio we routinely hold customer-exclusive webinars to talk about features, trends and the latest technologies in cloud computing. This week I’m hosting a webinar to some of our existing Salesforce.com customers on the new features released in Summer ’10. This is how the marketing team “effectively” markets the event. BTW since someone asked… […]

Install My Salesforce Chatter for Android App on Your Phone

June 24th, 2010, 3 Comments

Tweet Salesforce.com invited me to attend Cloudforce last Tuesday to demo my Salesforce Chatter for Android app. The reception was incredible and there is a big push to get a Salesforce.com app running on Android. Parker Harris (Co-founder & EVP, Technology) even made the statement in the keynote that, “I do have a team working […]

Appirio $1 Million Dollar Cloudsourcing Guarantee

April 23rd, 2010, No Comments

Tweet In case you missed this yesterday, Appirio announced, “Appirio will run your IT in the cloud, and save you at least a million dollars”! Yes, that is the proverbial, “put your money where your mouth is”. So what is “cloudsourcing”? Cloudsourcing means sourcing complete solutions to run your business on the cloud, through a […]

Appirio Announces PS Connect at Google Campfire One

March 10th, 2010, No Comments

Tweet Last night at Google Campfire One we demonstrated PS Connect, a new extension to our PS Enterprise product that allows service professionals to run their business directly from their Gmail inbox. We were the closing presentation for the night and you can view the video of the demo below. It’s roughly a 5 minute […]

Appirio Company Retreat 2010

January 28th, 2010, No Comments

Tweet We had our first annual company retreat at the Boulder Resort in Phoenix AZ this week as a chance to recharge and focus on our goals for 2010. Since 75% of the company works virtually, it’s nice to get together with 150 of your closest friends. There as quite a bit of eating, drinking, […]

Calling a REST Web Service (JSON) with Apex

January 6th, 2010, 8 Comments

Tweet Cross-posted at the Appirio Tech Blog. Using JSON RESTful Web Services with Salesforce.com opens up your org to a number third-party integration opportunities (Google, Yahoo!, Flickr, bespoke, etc.). JSON support isn’t baked into the Force.com platform but Ron Hess at Salesforce.com has created a JSON parser which will do the heavy lifting for you. […]

Performing Lookups and Transformations with Talend

December 22nd, 2009, No Comments

Tweet I recently did a video on how to use Talend Open Studio to import data into Salesforce.com. One of the missing features in the video was transforming data via lookups. Luckily Ward Loving just posted a fantastic┬átutorial on the Appirio Tech Blog showing how to do lookups to other input files or databases while […]

Dreamforce '09 Hackathon Coverage

December 8th, 2009, No Comments

Tweet Dana Le posted recap of the DF09 Hackathon with the results of the competition. Joe Krutulis and James Eitzmann (both from Appirio; just check out the shirt!) won the intermediate category with a really cool geo location Twitter app (just what the world needs — another Twitter app). Kyle Roche and I came in […]

Force.com Demo with Twilio

November 28th, 2009, 2 Comments

Tweet Cross-posted at the Appirio Tech Blog. During Dreamforce 09 Kyle Roche and I participated in the Developer Hackathon. We hacked-up an application using Force.com and Twilio for inbound and outbound calling. We were only allotted two hours so we were not able to finish off the application during the hackathon. Here is the final […]

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