“Salesforce Lightning is the CRM we would have built in 1999 if all of the technology that we have today existed back then.” – Salesforce Blog, 2016 As the world’s leading CRM solution, Salesforce is constantly evolving. Salesforce Lightning is at its latest stage of evolution and drives a constant wave of technological transformation. Each ... Read More
Planes, trains and travel websites Planes, trains and travel websites In the 1990s, the dot-com era was bursting with predictions that the world of commerce was on the verge of a revolutionary change. Commentators painted pictures of a digital landscape in which automation, communication and data would drive the way forward. Twenty years later, we ... Read More
Mobile optimisation must give way to ‘mobile first’ by Sean Harrison of Ceterna We’ve all found ourselves doing it at some point: absent-mindedly tried to swipe your laptop screen as you would a tablet or smartphone instead of using the keyboard. It’s really nothing to be embarrassed about. It’s a simple reflect ... Read More
AI will only become a threat to our jobs if we don’t embrace it by Sean Harrison-Smith, managing director Ceterna Judging by the growing fear that currently surrounds the uptake of artificial intelligence (AI), anyone would think we’re in the throes of a destructive uprising – the kind depicted in I, Robot. The rise of AI ... Read More
A major benefit of Cloud computing is the ability to constantly update and improve software solutions to enhance the Salesforce lightning experience. First of all, as the world’s leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution, Salesforce leverages that feature by issuing Summer, Winter and Spring releases each year to constantly pioneer a superior User Interface (UI) ... Read More
Salesforce has always been driven by your sales reps’ needs. As the world’s leading client relationship management (CRM) solution, Salesforce has spent nearly two decades pushing the envelope on technological transformation by giving your sales reps modern design, connectivity, mobility, automation and, in more recent iterations, intelligence and predictive analytics. The latest user interface (UI), ... Read More
Shoppers use their laptops to research products before visiting a store, or use their smartphone to compare prices every day. It just shows how today’s customer interactions can be compared to “journeys” or “lifecycles”, with multiple touch points across multiple channels. Millennials Leading the Way (No surprise here!) Today’s retail experience is being transformed by ... Read More
Constant Transformation: Automation and Agility in Manufacturing At Ceterna, one of the best parts of our job is watching the constant transformation forward-looking companies and industries undergo in order to maintain competitive advantage. For example, how do you picture the manufacturing sector? Billowing smokestacks? Long, dreary assembly lines? Get rid of that view. It belongs ... Read More
Leveraging Salesforce for High Tech At Ceterna, we love the high tech sector because, while some people dream it, the high tech sector makes it happen – especially here in the UK where there seems to be no limit to the number of innovative ideas turned into reality. Seven Great Technologies What innovative ideas are ... Read More
According to The Manufacturer magazine, the UK’s manufacturing sector is the 11th largest in the world, making up 11% of our GVA, 54 percent of our exports, and directly employing over 2.6 million people.
Salesforce Winter ’17 Release offers greater customisation, mobility and connectivity In a keynote address to this year’s Dreamforce conference, John Ball of Salesforce emphasised: “The sales process is no longer linear.” He’s absolutely right. In today’s world, you approach your customer’s needs from a variety of angles – using everything from collaborative communities to mobile ... Read More
Cloud computing is transforming the IT landscape with aspirational qualities for businesses across all industries, and as the cloud computing phenomena grows every day ordinary IT systems are being replaced with smarter cloud ecosystems.
The summer ’16 Salesforce Lightning release is quite a milestone as it’s Salesforce’s 50th release. As summer is one the best seasons of the year, Salesforce have loaded the new release with developments that are bound to supercharge your overall business productivity.