29 Jan 2015

The Life & Legacy of Outlook

Susanna Oliver
Posted in: Email Marketing, Microsoft, Web Development, Targeted Marketing Programs

Outlook was born in 1997 to parents Windows and Office. He has lived a long and popular life despite being the object of much debate among those who know him best. His decisions and business choices have left lasting effects on the industry making many friends and enemies.

29 Nov 2013

#DF13 and the IoT (Internet of Things)

Craig Isakson
Posted in: Cloud, Events, Dreamforce, Dreamforce 2013, Internet of Things (IoT), Microsoft, Salesforce, Software Development, Technology

From the keynote to breakout sessions to a corner of Moscone West devoted to a connected devices lab, Dreamforce 2013’s obvious theme seemed to be connected devices and the Internet of Things.

28 Jun 2013

Windows 8.1 Start Button

Saurabh Tyagi
Posted in: Microsoft

Being a Computer Science student has its perks - You get a lot of latest software for free through a Microsoft program called Dreamspark. A few months back I was browsing through my Dreamspark account to see if Microsoft had a new gift for me and I found Windows 8 Professional for Free!

4 Dec 2012

Nokia Uses Gamification To Motivate Windows Phone Developers

Preston Sternson
Posted in: Gamification, Microsoft, Mobile, Software Development, Technical Strategy

It’s fun to root for the underdog. It’s not as fun to be one. Windows Phone has struggled to capture even a small piece of the mobile phone pie because of a myriad of reasons. Perhaps the biggest problem has been the inability to motivate developers to make great applications that users want. A new gamified system for developers has been made in hopes to solve the problem.

24 Apr 2012

Automating the APEX Data Loader

Terry Luschen
Posted in: Cloud, Microsoft, Salesforce, Software Development, Technology

The graphical user interface (GUI) for the APEX Data Loader is great for manual data loads.  But when you need to automate data loads some more detail needs to be worked into the process.  Read on for more ideas.