The best work of your career

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  • The best work of your career

    1. 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
    3. 4. Platform Strategy
    4. 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
    5. 6. Us You
    6. 7. Gartner 2008 Application Server Magic Quadrant Visionary Enterprise Application Server Magic Quadrant Visionary: App Server
    7. 8. Cloud Computing Platforms Social apps Web applications Enterprise applications CPU & storage
    8. 9. Multi-tenant Data Base
    9. 10. The Best Work of your Career
    10. 11. Knowledge Workers <ul><li>Know best how to do the work </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t want someone telling them what to do </li></ul><ul><li>Need an environment that supports them </li></ul><ul><li>Can work anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Take their work with them </li></ul>
    11. 13. Have a vision for your career
    12. 14. Work with Passion
    13. 15. Connect with people
    14. 16. Continuous Feedback & Improvement
    15. 17. Be transparent
    16. 19. Prioritize and focus
    17. 20. Do the right thing
    18. 21. Maximize your strengths and minimize your weaknesses
    19. 22. Influence Up, Across, and Down
    20. 23. Take risk (vague danger)
    21. 24. Innovation. Not Infrastructure.
    22. 25. Or why I love salesforce? <ul><li>Why do you work here? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there room for growth? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the culture like? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the strategy around the platform? </li></ul>
    23. 26. Work doesn’t need to be hard: Do good work, get rewarded

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