Building Business Apps: Coding Optional

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You're an expert on your business and you understand its processes -- and pain points -- better than anyone. Join us to learn how to solve business problems by building user interfaces, logic, and more with our declarative tools. No coding required! We'll show you the latest declarative tools we have to build your apps, explain how and when to use specific tools over others, and give you the building blocks you need to build your own apps in the cloud.

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Building Business Apps: Coding Optional

  1. 1. Building Business Apps Coding Optional Michelle Jowitt, salesforce.com, Senior Product Manager @mjowitt
  2. 2. 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 salesforce.com, 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 any litigation, risks associated with completed and any 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 non-salesforce.com products, and utilization and selling to larger enterprise customers. Further information on potential factors that could affect the financial results of salesforce.com, inc. is included in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year and in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the most recent fiscal quarter. These 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. Salesforce.com, inc. assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.
  3. 3. Agenda ▪ Force.com Overview ▪ Cynthia Builds an App ▪ Getting Started ▪ Q&A
  4. 4. Force.com: Tools for getting the job done Mod el Schema builder for easy data management For Formm builder for apps, portals, and sites Functio n Reusable formulas, validations, and logic Flo w Drag and drop workflow builder for business processes Analytic s Drag and drop chart and report builder
  5. 5. Cynthia IT Manager, responsible for: • operations • asset management
  6. 6. Cynthia’s Current Process 1. Requests received via email 2. Approvals granted via email and tracked manually in spreadsheet 3. Paper forms assigned to IT associate 4. Devices provisioned to user
  7. 7. Cynthia Dislikes… Cynthia, I have three new salespeople starting Monday – can I get an Android smartphone and a Mac laptop for each? The employees are Jeanine Cho, Walter Few, and Candice Mueller. Also Jeanine is in field sales so she’s going to need an iPad too – preferably one of the minis. Thanks, Robert
  8. 8. Cynthia’s Dream I WISH I COULD SPEND LESS TIME ON TEDIOUS ACTIVITIES… …AND GET BETTER INSIGHT ON HOW EFFECTIVELY WE’RE MANAGING HARDWARE!
  9. 9. Demo Let’s build a device management app … without writing any code!
  10. 10. Tools we used to get the job done Data Model Schema Builder Objects and Fields User Interface Business Logic Page Layouts Validation Rules Search Layouts Workflow and Approval Rules Visual Workflow Visual Workflow
  11. 11. Why Cynthia’s so happy now… She got five hours back in her week! Her managers love the new process! Now she can report on the data!
  12. 12. Get Started Go to developer.force.com and sign up for your own developer org – it’s FREE! Check out the “coding optional” page Go through the Force.com step-by-step guides
  13. 13. Learn More Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday <session details> <session details> <session details> <session details> <session details> <session details> <session details> <session details>
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