Real World Experience with Salesforce1 Heroku Connect

Cross-posted from the Appirio Tech Blog. Today Heroku announced the general availability of Salesforce1 Heroku Connect. Heroku Connect makes it easy to build customer-facing applications that leverage your existing Salesforce data. Behind the scenes, the Heroku Connect database sync service and new API tools give developers and IT organizations the…

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My VMforce and Facebook Demos Today at Dreamforce

If you are at Dreamforce today here are the sessions that I am speaking in. I'm really excited to be part of both of them as the topics (VMforce and the new Facebook toolkit) are really cool. Leveraging Public Social Networks - West 2005 @ 12:15 We'll be showing off…

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Google Short Links

I found this tip on my buddy Kyle Roche's blog this morning. It's such a great service that I had to repost it (aka rip it off). Google has released an awesome new Labs feature called Google Short Links that allows you to easily create descriptive shortcuts to web URLs.…

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Chromium - Chrome for Mac

I started running Chromium (the Chrome browser for Mac) yesterday and it's pretty nifty. It's fast and functions alot like the Windows version. The only issue I've run into so far is its lack of support for Flash. For more info you can checkout the Chromium blog or download the…

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Skimmer - Streamline your social networks

Skimmer was just released today and I'm impressed. It's a really slick and visually appealing Air application that makes updating multiple social networks a breeze. "Skimmerâ„  is an Adobe AIR desktop application designed to streamline, beautify, and enhance the experience of participating in your most frequently used social networking activities.…

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Wow!

A picture tells a thousand words. Wages, healthcare and legacy costs are killing the Big Three.…

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2008 CIO 100 Award

Now in its 21st year, the CIO 100 Award is known worldwide as the most prestigious honor in the IT user community and is awarded to 100 companies and their CIOs for leadership in business, technology and innovation. For the third consecutive year, we have been honored by CIO Magazine…

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Five Steps to Managing Innovation

CIO Magazine has a really good article on inspiring and managing the innovation process.…

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An Official Measure of Innovation

BusinessWeek has an interesting analysis of a two page document produced by the US Department of Commerce on a series of innovation measurements it might use to drive public economic and innovation policy. The main thrust of the document seems to be how can the U.S.?and U.S.…

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Forgetting, Borrowing & Learning

There is an interesting article in BusinessWeek with an interview of Dr. Vijay Govindarajan. Dr. Govindarajan is currently a Professor at Dartmouth's Tuck School and a is world authority on strategic innovation. It was recently announced that he would become the Dean of the John H. Sykes College of Business…

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