Justify your trip to Community Day 2014

Post by: | August 26, 2014

Need to justify your FinancialForce Community Day trip to someone a boss, business partner, investor, or spouse? You may already be privy to the best practices, strategy and hands-on training that FinancialForce.com has to offer. But did you know about the shark tank too (kind of)? If you are looking for a list of reasons

Top 7 reasons you have outgrown QuickBooks

Post by: | August 22, 2014

Ok let’s face it – QuickBooks is a good entry-level accounting system, but there comes a time when it just doesn’t cut it. This is when its limitations actuallyhinder your ability to grow and prosper. When is it time to move off QuickBooks and upgrade to a more robust accounting solution? When youre stuck using

Why businesses are losing billions through poor customer service [infographic]

Post by: | August 21, 2014

Like us, our friends at NewVoiceMedia are enthusiastic about happy customers. That’s why throughout 2013, they carried out an in-depth investigation into attitudes towards customer service in the UK and US.With instant information at customers’ fingertips, it’s easier than ever to switch service providers. Through their investigation, NewVoiceMedia set out to answer a number of important

Couple sales with services and everyone wins

Post by: | August 20, 2014

Like lions and hyenas, sales and services have been long time enemies. Sales job is to close business and they may have to make some promises on behalf of services along the way. These promises are typically around pricing, delivery dates and available resources with the perfect skill sets. Services has to make good on

DevTalks DF14: Apex Unit Testing with ApexMocks Framework

Post by: | August 19, 2014

To cap off the first day of Dreamforce and FinancialForce Community Day , FinancialForce will be hosting the third FinancialForce DevTalks featuring delicious beer, tasty food and great conversation at SPUR.On top of that, this specific DevTalks will include a presentation on FinancialForceApexMocks , an open sourceunit testing framework that provides Mockito -like functionality to Apex.Following the format of our past successful DevTalks , we will

Party with FinancialForce at Dreamforce 2014

Post by: | August 18, 2014

Dreamforce 2014 is less than 2 months away. While we all know the most important part of Dreamforce is the learning, you can’t forget about the parties! These are your chance to relax, network and escape from all the walking, listening and talking!Weve been told we produce some amazing apps… and beramazing parties.Just like last

Q&A with Doug Tilley, General Manager of Professional Services Automation (PSA)

Post by: | August 15, 2014

Doug Tilley joined FinancialForce over a year ago to help lead our PSA (Professional Services Automation) business. Coming from a Services Operations Director role, Doug understands firsthand the problems PSOs (Professional Services Organizations) encounter. I took the opportunity to speak with him about these challenges in todays Q&A.1. What new challenges do PSOs face today?With technology

4 steps to evaluating cloud accounting systems

Post by: | August 14, 2014

While accounting software has been around for decades, it isn’t until recently that companies have been moving their accounting systems to the cloud. This move isnt a surprise – cloud applications deliver higher return on investment, real-time, multi-dimensional financial analysis and a slew of other benefits, from mobile access to enterprise collaboration.Choosing an accounting system

FinancialForce Community Day 2014 – Robert Herjavec is in, are you?

Post by: | August 14, 2014

FinancialForce Community Day 2014 is coming on Monday, October 13th, and now there are even more reasons why you should invest your time to attend. This week we announced a very special guest speaker in the form of Robert Herjavec, one of the sharks from the critically acclaimed TV series, Shark Tank. A Croatian-born Canadian

Guess who’s on CRN’s ’2014 Hottest Emerging Technology Vendors’ list?

Post by: | August 12, 2014

Today, Computer Reseller News ( CRN ) announced their “ 2014 Hottest Emerging Technology Vendors Lis t“and we are honored to be amongst the winners! The annual list recognizes vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners to create cutting-edge solutions for customers. And as you know, FinancialForce.com is all about empowering our customers to better serve their