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The best work of your career

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    • 1. The Best Work of your Career Chris Fry Vice President, Platform Development
    • 2.  
    • 3. Human Resources “ [we must focus]... on [a person] as a moral and a social creature As a resource, [a person] can be "utilized". A person, however, can only utilize himself.. This is the great and ultimate distinction. ...it is workers' motivation that controls workers' output.” -- Peter Drucker
    • 4. Platform Strategy
    • 5. The Market is Moving to Cloud Computing Fiscal Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 47,700+ Paying Customers 1,200,000+ Paying Subscribers ~$1 Billion Revenue Run Rate* 52% Growth Year over Year 2009 * Run rate based on FY09 Q1 reported results
    • 6. Us You
    • 7. Gartner 2008 Application Server Magic Quadrant Visionary Enterprise Application Server Magic Quadrant Visionary: App Server
    • 8. Cloud Computing Platforms Social apps Web applications Enterprise applications CPU & storage
    • 9. Multi-tenant Data Base
    • 10. The Best Work of your Career
    • 11. Knowledge Workers
      • Know best how to do the work
      • Don’t want someone telling them what to do
      • Need an environment that supports them
      • Can work anywhere
      • Take their work with them
    • 12.  
    • 13. Have a vision for your career
    • 14. Work with Passion
    • 15. Connect with people
    • 16. Continuous Feedback & Improvement
    • 17. Be transparent
    • 18.  
    • 19. Prioritize and focus
    • 20. Do the right thing
    • 21. Maximize your strengths and minimize your weaknesses
    • 22. Influence Up, Across, and Down
    • 23. Take risk (vague danger)
    • 24. Innovation. Not Infrastructure.
    • 25. Or why I love salesforce?
      • Why do you work here?
      • Is there room for growth?
      • What is the culture like?
      • What is the strategy around the platform?
    • 26. Work doesn’t need to be hard: Do good work, get rewarded