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3 Reasons Why Salesforce Makes Commerce Development Fun Again

Written by | Feb 14, 2017

As digital commerce becomes the norm for B2B businesses, savvy companies are turning to CloudCraze, built natively on Salesforce for an agile commerce system that can keep up with evolving customer needs. CloudCraze provides businesses with the ability to establish a robust, flexible commerce solution without accumulating the technical debt, or high resource costs associated

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$20M Investment in CloudCraze

CloudCraze Secures Investment by Insight Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures

Written by | Jan 04, 2017

We are thrilled to announce we have received $20 million in funding led by Insight Venture Partners and joined by Salesforce Ventures. With funding from two of the most seasoned venture firms in our industry, we will invest significantly in our product development, continued growth in the U.S. and EMEA, and our team of B2B

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CloudCraze on Chicago Inno 50 on Fire

CloudCraze is a ChicagoInno 2016 50 on Fire Winner

Written by | Dec 13, 2016

Each year, Chicago Inno hosts and publishes its annual 50 on Fire award honoring this city’s most innovative companies and people across a variety of categories. We are honored to be recognized as a Chicago Inno 50 on Fire winner in the B2B category! Chicago is filled talented, inspiring innovators and we are so excited

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Commerce on Salesforce

CloudCraze: Tales of a Hybris Convert (Part 1)

Written by | Dec 05, 2016

As a commerce professional who spent the last five years working at digital agencies implementing Hybris projects, an all too common question I heard from clients was: “This all sounds great, but when can we actually get in and do something?” And for the better part of those five years, my team and I were

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CloudCraze and Bear Naked

Iteration through Innovation: CloudCraze’s Implementation with Bear Naked Recognized by Gartner

Written by | Nov 15, 2016

Recently, Gartner Research has been investigating how leading brands are investing in a product development strategy that transforms around the customer with greater speed. We’re excited to share CloudCraze customer, Kellogg’s Bear Naked, was recently featured in Gartner’s marketing watch series report, which identifies organizations that have taken an innovative, agile approach to product offerings.

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5 Communities Features You Need to Know in the Salesforce Winter ’17 Release

Written by | Sep 28, 2016

If you live in the Salesforce world, you’re probably focused on one thing right now: Dreamforce. Whether you’re building out solutions to demonstrate, prepping a booth for the expo, or planning out your agenda, you are looking forward to October 4th – 7th in San Francisco. It’s easy to get caught up in the conference hype and forget

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The Value of Lightning

Written by | Jun 23, 2016

Even if you’re on the fringe of the ever-expanding Salesforce ecosystem, Lightning has likely become a part of your regular, if not daily, workspeak. Salesforce has bet big on this new UX framework and there are no signs that the cloud computing giant is slowing down. I work very closely with one of the clouds at Salesforce

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Real-World Examples of Salesforce Workflow Rules (Workflow Deep Dive, Pt. II)

Written by | May 26, 2016

Whether you came from Pt. I (The Elements of a Salesforce Workflow Rule (Workflow Deep Dive, Pt. I)) or you found this for the examples only, welcome. This is the second installment of a two-part blog series that takes a closer look at workflow functionality in Salesforce. In this post, I’ve provided a few real-world

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6 Noteworthy Community Cloud Features in the Salesforce Summer ’16 Release

Written by | May 24, 2016

And just like that, 50 Salesforce releases are behind us. We now turn our focus to Salesforce Release LI, better known as Summer ’16. As I’ve done over the last few releases, I am going to put a spotlight on the latest and greatest in the world of Community Cloud, which encompasses Communities, Chatter, and

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The Elements of a Salesforce Workflow Rule (Workflow Deep Dive, Pt. I)

Written by | May 20, 2016

While Lightning Process Builder has taken over the BPA (Business Process Automation) scene in the Salesforce development world, workflow and workflow rules are still very much alive for many Salesforce customers around the globe. I’ve taken an excerpt from my book, Practical Salesforce.com Development Without Code, and updated it for what I intend to be

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