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A follow-up to the Top 5 Tips for Improving Online Forms, I explore 5 more valuable lessons in online form usability.

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Choices can make us all feel like Goldilocks. One option is too big, another option is too small. Data integration can feel the same way. It’s hard to know what’s “just right” for your organization.

Wait – what exactly is data integration? It’s the combination of technical and business processes used to combine data from different sources into meaningful, valuable information. And it starts by defining where your data is coming from. Is the data in an existing database, spreadsheets or your CRM system? Are you picking the right data that is valuable enough to spend money moving it between systems? Which processes will get the job done?

There are a lot of questions involved.

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Google Maps has been around for quite a while.  As such, when I came across the need to add dynamic markers to a map I did some searching.  My search didn’t really yield what was looking for.  There were a couple of similar situations I had found but nothing that really worked well.

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If you have ever used the Streaming API in Salesforce you know that you need to create a PushTopic for users to subscribe to for streaming to work.  Not a big deal right?  It’s just an object and the topics are just records in the object.

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We all hit that slump in our creativity from time to time. When you feel you have nothing new to try and wonder if you are still good at what you do. Well for those times the best remedy is to look back at some of your best work and to look closely at what some of the best are creating now.

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Previous Blog Entries Posted in Internet

June 27, 2013 | Lynlee Espeseth: Who Profits From Your URL? You Might Be Surprised

Depending on how much time you have on your hands (or how much of an internet nerd you are) you might have stopped to notice the endings …More...

May 18, 2013 | Craig Isakson: Google I/O Initial Thoughts/Recap

This year’s Google I/O was said to be all about the developer.  With no new device announcements as well as no new version of Android announced, this …More...

April 30, 2013 | Alyssa Greve: Salesforce Customer Company Tour Recap

I met up with two other Sundoggers at the airport anxious and excited to attend the Salesforce Customer Tour on April 18th.  We were welcomed by the …More...

March 29, 2013 | John Schneider: How To Use The ‘rel author=’ Attribute For SEO

Have you seen little pictures next to Google search results and wondered how they got there? I’ll explain what they are, what they’re used for, and how …More...

March 29, 2013 | Brianne Carlsrud: SXSW: Trending Topics and the Tale of the Grumpy Cat

South by Southwest (SXSW) wrapped up last week in Austin, Texas and it sure made its presence known throughout the online world. While I wish I could …More...

March 28, 2013 | John Schneider: 10 Ways Google Is Taking Over Your Digital Life

It seems that every time I turn around, Google is introducing something new. How many of these Google products are you using to manage your digital life? …More...

March 28, 2013 | John Schneider: The Danger Of Going “Full Google”

I don’t see Google ever deciding to get rid of Gmail or its cloud-based office programs; they provide a wealth of user search and demographic information that …More...

February 28, 2013 | Craig Isakson: Firefox OS

In lines with the Ubuntu Touch announcement at Mobile World Congress, Mozilla announced that they will be releasing devices with their new Firefox OS aboard to a …More...