Salesforce Platform Webinar 16th April 2014


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Getting critical business information to your employees is key to keeping them connected and engaged - and to helping them to meet your customers' needs.

This deck from our recent webcast featured an overview on how you can develop your own solutions and apps on the Salesforce1 Platform. The webinar also included a live demo showing how easy it is to build your own applications.

If you would like to watch the webinar recording, it is available to access from here:

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Salesforce Platform Webinar 16th April 2014

  1. 1. Building Mobile Apps with Salesforce Platform Wednesday 16th April 2014
  2. 2. Agenda & Speakers • Platform Overview Adam Spearing – AVP Platform Sales, • Demo: Building apps on the Salesforce Platform Doug Merrett, Solution Architect, Questions: Questions box in on the right of the screen or on Twitter - #platform
  3. 3. Safe Harbor Safe harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This presentation may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. If any such uncertainties materialize or if any of the assumptions proves incorrect, the results of, inc. could differ materially from the results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements we make. All statements other than statements of historical fact could be deemed forward-looking, including any projections of product or service availability, subscriber growth, earnings, revenues, or other financial items and any statements regarding strategies or plans of management for future operations, statements of belief, any statements concerning new, planned, or upgraded services or technology developments and customer contracts or use of our services. The risks and uncertainties referred to above include – but are not limited to – risks associated with developing and delivering new functionality for our service, new products and services, our new business model, our past operating losses, possible fluctuations in our operating results and rate of growth, interruptions or delays in our Web hosting, breach of our security measures, the outcome of intellectual property and other litigation, risks associated with possible mergers and acquisitions, the immature market in which we operate, our relatively limited operating history, our ability to expand, retain, and motivate our employees and manage our growth, new releases of our service and successful customer deployment, our limited history reselling products, and utilization and selling to larger enterprise customers. Further information on potential factors that could affect the financial results of, inc. is included in our annual report on Form 10-Q for the most recent fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2013. This documents and others containing important disclosures are available on the SEC Filings section of the Investor Information section of our Web site. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other presentations, press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase our services should make the purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available., inc. assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.
  4. 4. Terminal Client Devices Products LTE SNA Mainframe LAN/WAN Server Cloud 50 Billion Connected “Things”1,000,000s1,000s “Internet of Things” Third Wave of Computing
  6. 6. But Most Companies Can’t Execute on Ideas Fast EnoughIdeas Time Current IT Capacity Business Ideas $1 Trillion In Unmet Demand Source: Gartner “DevOps Step One: Assessing Your IT Infrastructure and Operations Technical Debt,” 6.22.12
  7. 7. Companies are Unprepared to Build Next Generation of Apps 2/3of companies feel unprepared for the social & mobile world ? IBM Study of 1,700 CMOs “From Stretched to Strengthened”
  8. 8. “App Gap”: Difficult to Build Customer Apps Complexity of form factors Limited number of developers Multiple operating systems Multiple platforms have deployed apps1/2< 60% 40% 20% PercentofRespondents Mobile apps are critical Mobile apps deployed
  9. 9. Apps are revolutionizing every industry Mobile is driving massive adoption Social is the new normal
  10. 10. Salesforce: #1 Enterprise Cloud Platform MagicQuadrantfor Application PlatformasaService Analyst:YefimV.Natis January,2014 This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Market Share#1 Enterprise Platform#1
  11. 11. New IDC Study: Build Apps 70% Faster with Salesforce1 Platform February 2014 Platform 75% Lower infrastructure costs 80%More apps launched per year Faster time to market 70% ROI 520% 7 Customers analyzed across 5 different industries 31 custom apps built (average) 2,700 internal employee users representing 89% of employee base (average) 100K external customer & partner users (average)
  12. 12. Develop, package and instantly deploy apps Access rich APIs and frameworks Code in your favorite language: Ruby, Java, Apex Add fields, design layouts, and manage users with clicks, not code Point-and-click workflow & business logic Drag-and-drop reports and dashboards All Your Best Employees Can Now Build Apps Fast Programmatic Dev for Coders Visual Dev for Business Analysts
  13. 13. Salesforce1: A Customer Platform for the Future Salesforce1 Platform APIs Salesforce1 App Salesforce1 Platform Services Heroku1 ExactTarget Fuel
  14. 14. The Customer Platform for Everyone Publish Next Generation Apps ISVs Peter Gassner Veeva Manage Salesforce from Anywhere Experience Salesforce1 on Any Device Neil Kamireddy Trunk Club Admins Build Next Generation Apps Developers Geetha Vallabhaneni Luminix Connect with Customers in a Whole New Way Mariam Naficy Minted End Users Every Customer Your Customers
  15. 15. Developers: Build Next Generation Apps New Platform Services for Developers Data APIs 10X More API Functionality Metadata & UI APIs 230 Calls & Methods Visualforce1 Build any user interface
  16. 16. ISVs: Publish Next Generation Apps Docusign Box Concur Dropbox FinancialForceLinkedIn TAS Group ServiceMax FileBoard HP ScanBizCards Evernote Apttus Kenandy eVariant BMC Workday Xactly
  17. 17. End Users: Experience Salesforce1 on Any Device AppExchange Apps CRM Custom Apps All your past investments... Feed First UI Notifications Platform Publisher Actions …now in the future
  18. 18. Customers: Connect with Customers in a Whole New Way Connect customers, partners & products Build customer apps Engage 1:1 with customers Communities Heroku1 ExactTarget Fuel
  19. 19. Want to find out more? • If you are already a Salesforce customer, then please speak to your AE for follow up • Visit our Platform page: • Find out more about developing apps: • Download our App Development Guide: • Recording available shortly – email and on our website
  20. 20. Thank you!