A new Force.com MVP has landed, welcome Jesse Altman

Post by: | April 10, 2014

What do Dallas Cowboy fan, Lunchbox owner, and Salesforce MVP all have in common? Hmmm? These are all important titles that Jesse Altman, the newest member to the FinancialForce R&D team proudly owns next to his name. We can easily explain Salesforce MVP after you read about Jesse’s expertise, and Lunchbox is Jesse’s much-loved English

Embracing change

Post by: | April 6, 2014

There is no denying that progress is often driven by change. Yet change can also get in the way. I remember the pain when I switched jobs and started working for a multinational company and found myself using many different tools for many different HR purposes. There was a tool used for my Goals and

Salesforce Essentials Madrid, Genial!

Post by: | April 4, 2014

We recently attended the Salesforce Essentials event in Madrid, Spain and it was such an impactful experience we wanted to share it here. Below are our collective thoughts – why we were excited, what we learned, and biggest takeaways. 1. Why did we decide to go to this event?Carolina: Once I knew that a Salesforce

Finance said “What!?” to your customer?

Post by: | April 2, 2014

If you’re in sales, your CRM is probably one of your best friends. It provides a great view of your sales and service interactions with your customers, but what about the financials? Today you need to know everything. It will help you sell more and service customers better. So we want to challenge you a

#TBT a glance back (and forward) at FinancialForce.com

Post by: | March 27, 2014

2009 wasn’t that long ago, but for FinancialForce.com the *then and now* is quite dramatic. In just under five years, FinancialForce.com has gone from a handful of employees in 2009, to 250+ in 2014 with plans for many more (we’re hiring)! In 2009 we had an office in San Mateo, CA and one in Harrogate in the

Are you strategic enough with Portfolio Management?

Post by: | March 20, 2014

You start your day – and it’s all about projects, meetings, tasks, budgets, and deadlines, etc. and you do everything in your power to make it all successful. It’s easy to get SO focused on managing projects, you lose sight of where each one fits strategically into the business. It can’t be like that anymore

Q&A with Steve Casey, Creative Director

Post by: | March 14, 2014

You might have noticed that FinancialForce.com has been completely redesigned and the content refreshed. In this blog post, I want to bring to the forefront, Steve Casey, our new Creative Director, who has been leading this charge the past few months! And he’s just gotten started. Read more to learn more about Steve, our new tagline’s

Where do you go when you need a workplace app?

Post by: | March 13, 2014

“There’s an app for that.” We’ve heard that phrase many times, and as the business world keeps changing, that little phrase gets even more staying power. First off, employees are using apps everywhere in their personal lives, and have come to expect the same application accessibility at work. Second, many businesses (the smart ones at

Customer led events are the best events

Post by: | March 6, 2014

Last week we held our first FinancialForce.com CFO Roundtable event in London, inviting CFOs from UK based customers to come and hear our latest product and development news, speak with members of our Executive team and to listen to other customers share their experiences with our applications. The whole day was a real eye opener.We