Keir Bowden, CTO, BrightGen
www.linkedin.com/in/keirbowden
@bob_buzzard

Force.com Platform
Fastest path from idea to appl...
About me
• CTO of BrightGen

• 5 years Force.com
• Force.com MVP
• Enterprise Java Background
BrightGen
Project
Delivery

Lead Technical
Consultancy

Post Go-Live
Service
Management

App Exchange
Products
Force.com
Platform as a Service
Business Value

Cloud Services
Globalization

Software Stack
Database Services
App Server Services

...
Rapid development

Deliver Apps 5X Faster
Point and Click for Business Users
Coding for Developers
Fastest path from idea to app
Infrastructure Application
Services
Services

Operations
Services

Platform
Services

Mobile...
Who configures apps?
Sample Application
Risk Management System
Global Electronics Group
• Worldwide customer base

• Growth through M&A
• Complex structure
• Force.com = platform of cho...
Advantages
• Prototype in a sandbox

• Users already have access
• Not powerpoint!
• Refine based on feedback
Existing System
• Spreadsheet based

• Email distribution
• Non-standard reporting
• Poor visibility
New System
• Automation

• Standardisation
• Auditing
• Visibility
Demo
Sample Application #2
BrightGen Sales Presenter
Highlights
• Hybrid mobile application

• Salesforce Mobile SDK
• Capture leads into Salesforce
• Showcase BrightGen
Demo
Getting started
Cross training
• Not Java/.Net

• Code everything!
• Governor limits
• Work with the platform
Resources
• Free developer edition

• http://developer.force.com
• London Salesforce Developers Meetup
• Introductory sess...
Q&A
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Force.com Platform Presentation

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Presentation to the London CTOs meetup group on the Force.com platform, including a couple of sample applications.

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Force.com Platform Presentation

  1. 1. Keir Bowden, CTO, BrightGen www.linkedin.com/in/keirbowden @bob_buzzard Force.com Platform Fastest path from idea to application
  2. 2. About me • CTO of BrightGen • 5 years Force.com • Force.com MVP • Enterprise Java Background
  3. 3. BrightGen Project Delivery Lead Technical Consultancy Post Go-Live Service Management App Exchange Products
  4. 4. Force.com
  5. 5. Platform as a Service Business Value Cloud Services Globalization Software Stack Database Services App Server Services Infrastructure as a Service Messaging Services Directory Services APIs Mobile Security Analytics Search Hardware Servers Collaboration Hardware Storage Identity Hardware Networking Business Services
  6. 6. Rapid development Deliver Apps 5X Faster Point and Click for Business Users Coding for Developers
  7. 7. Fastest path from idea to app Infrastructure Application Services Services Operations Services Platform Services Mobile Services Social Services Network Security/Sharing Authentication Globalization Native iOS SDK Feeds Storage Integration Availability APIs Native Android SDK Profiles Operating System Customization Monitoring Security HTML5 Status updates Database Web Services Patch Management Analytics Xcode wizards Groups App Server Multi-Language Upgrades Search PIN code support File sharing Web Server Workflow Backup Identity Custom APEX REST Approvals Data Center NOC Geo-location Mobile Messenger Disaster Recovery Troubleshooting APIs Presence Your Innovative App
  8. 8. Who configures apps?
  9. 9. Sample Application Risk Management System
  10. 10. Global Electronics Group • Worldwide customer base • Growth through M&A • Complex structure • Force.com = platform of choice
  11. 11. Advantages • Prototype in a sandbox • Users already have access • Not powerpoint! • Refine based on feedback
  12. 12. Existing System • Spreadsheet based • Email distribution • Non-standard reporting • Poor visibility
  13. 13. New System • Automation • Standardisation • Auditing • Visibility
  14. 14. Demo
  15. 15. Sample Application #2 BrightGen Sales Presenter
  16. 16. Highlights • Hybrid mobile application • Salesforce Mobile SDK • Capture leads into Salesforce • Showcase BrightGen
  17. 17. Demo
  18. 18. Getting started
  19. 19. Cross training • Not Java/.Net • Code everything! • Governor limits • Work with the platform
  20. 20. Resources • Free developer edition • http://developer.force.com • London Salesforce Developers Meetup • Introductory sessions
  21. 21. Q&A

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