Salesforce’s Educational Data Model (“EDA”) is an innovative and flexible architecture that gives educational institutions from K-12 to higher education a way to capture a 360-degree view of their students. With EDA, institutions can easily view the relationships that students have with faculty, staff, academic advisors, family members, and even memberships with academic departments and student organizations. It’s truly an innovative data architecture built on the Salesforce platform designed to facilitate a Connected Campus.
As a Salesforce partner, we have the pleasure to discuss this with our clients nearly every day. With the recent release of Manufacturing Cloud, let’s take a closer look at how Salesforce is aligning the platform to this vertical and how we are overlaying our expertise from years of delivering to the same vertical.
Serving both large and small manufacturing companies has been a core focus for us at Wave6. Located in the heart of the country, Wave6 has always focused on manufacturing and the power of the Salesforce platform. Our capabilities can be categorized into 6 offering sets which include assets we have built for our customers along the way:
- Advanced Partner Relationship Management
- Advanced Analytics
- Parts and Service Automation
- Robotic Process Automation
- Value Assurance
Let’s continue our look at the art of the possible in Manufacturing Analytics using the Einstein platform. Combining key elements of EA with Sales Cloud has enabled us to rethink forecasting and make it relevant to manufacturers. In part two in the series “The Art of the Possible: Manufacturing,” let’s explore use cases we have developed on the Einstein Analytics platform around revenue forecasting/ realization and demand planning.
As a Salesforce partner, we get the pleasure to discuss this with our clients nearly every day. With the recent release of Manufacturing Cloud, let’s take a closer look at how Salesforce is aligning the platform to this vertical and how we are overlaying our expertise from years of delivering to the same vertical.
Has this happened to you?
Your boss calls you into her office at 7:30 on a Monday morning. Your Grande-Extra-Shot-Skinny-Caramel-Macchiato-in-a-Venti-Sized-Cup has not yet kicked in as you sink into the chair at the front of her desk.
The conversation goes something like this:
"Morning Albert! I just wanted to let you know, we’re starting a new project later today. It’s something called “Salesforce-dot-com”…(I think)…I don’t really know what it is about – but Bill just sent in the request to me so I am assigning you as the project lead for a possible Salesforce.com implementation. I know you’ve been working on the new ERP release, but this should only take about an hour of your time each week. There’s a meeting at 2:00 in the Endor Conference Room – I’ll send you an invite. Good luck..."
When corporate executives toned to increase growth and efficiency within their sales and marketing community, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technologies often become a target for improvement or replacement. In the haste of meeting revenue forecasts and managing a slue if other large scale projects congruently, sales management executives will often overlook the most important and often most neglected part making CRM a raving success: creating a clearly defined CRM strategy and roadmap!