2nd Annual PhillyForce Conference @PhillyTechWeek

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PhillyForce's second annual conference will take place in Center City during Philly Tech Week! As part of over 80 events attended by 10,000 people, we'll share a bit about the Salesforce.com platform and Force.com with the larger local community.

The Conference is FREE and includes breakfast and lunch! Free Salesforce1 t-shirts for everybody (while supply lasts).

Giveaway to the top 3 conference twitterers - Salesforce Platform branded Powertrip! Use @phillyforce and #phillyforceConf14 to win!

Agenda:

9:00 Registration/Breakfast/Networking sponsored by Scribe

9:30 Keynote presentation by CRM industry analyst Michael Fauscette, IDC

10:30 10 Best Practices for Integrating Your Customer Data, Doug Miller, Scribe

11:30 Implementing Communities, Dan Fowler, Summa

12:30 Lunch/Networking sponsored by Summa

1:30 Salesforce1: Custom Mobile Charting, Christophe Coenraets, Salesforce.com

2:30 Telephony Integration, Kirk Steffke, CRM Science

3:30 Drupal Integration, Marcus Iannozzi, Message Agency

4:30 Closing Announcements by the PhillyForce group Leaders

5:00 Happy Hour sponsored by Message Agency at Landmark Americana (3333 Market St)

Many thanks to our sponsors:

• Salesforce.com

• Scribe - http://www.scribesoft.com/

• Message Agency - http://messageagency.com

• Summa Technologies - http://www.summa-tech.com


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  • Marcus I.

    We really enjoyed meeting everyone and discussing ways of integrating Drupal and Salesforce. You can find our presentation (google doc) here: http://bit.ly/1oPX0oS

    Kudos to the organizers for putting together such a great event!

    1 · April 10

  • Kirk S.

    As the other organizers have said, thanks for making this such a great event!

    Here is a PDF of the slide deck I used during my "Telephony Integration" session:
    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/28649135/PTW%20-%20KSTEFFKE%20-%20Telephony%20Integration.pdf

    Also to our Salesforce.com Platform PowerTrip winners - not only does it charge your mobile devices, but plug it into your computer and use it as a 4GB flash drive!

    2 · April 10

  • Beth S.

    Wish I could have stayed to the end. This was very worthwhile and so well organized. Thank you! Looking forward to attending more events.

    1 · April 9

  • John A.

    As always very informative. Great job, I learned a lot.
    Thanks.

    2 · April 9

  • Dan F.

    Here is a link to the Communities presentation. I hope it was helpful. Great to see all the excitement about this product. http://www.slideshare.net/danielhfowler/communities-summa-philly-techweek-distribute

    1 · April 9

  • Alfred S.

    Very well organized event and very good keynotes from all the speakers. I really learned a lot and I can not wait till next year.

    2 · April 9

  • Pierre H.

    Here is a link to the slides I used yesterday. Thank you for the opportunity to share our thoughts with you. http://www.slideshare.net/scribesoft/10-best-practices-for-integrating-your-customer-data

    2 · April 9

  • Michael F.

    Here's a link to my slides from yesterday on Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/mfauscette/2014-phillyforce-keynote

    2 · April 9

  • Ami A.

    On behalf of all the organizers, I want to thank everybody for attending and being active and engaging throughout the day. Thanks for the kind words during and following the event! Also thanks to Summa, Scribe, Message Agency for making the event delicious! Thanks to Kathy Chilcote for helping during registration. Finally, thanks to all the speakers, who really knocked it out of the park!

    2 · April 9

  • buyan k.

    Hi Guys,
    Great meetup and special thanks to Amy, Kirk and Matt for organizing it. I think for me the key takeaways are the following
    a. Before you setup a community portal, map out the experiences which you want with your customers and have people and process assigned for listening, respond to feedback on your portals.
    b. For CTI integrations, create reports with advanced phone log data which would provide insights on nature of calls and optimize your call times.
    c. Drupal can be an alternate for customer portal but the integration part has to be built and involve one time setup charge.
    d. For any integration charge, when you do budgetting, factor support costs, training for users and data quality issues fixes which is always ignored.
    I will follow up with a detailed blog on my key learning.

    1 · April 9

  • John W.

    Thank you PhillyForce organizers for putting such a wonderful event together. The presentations were relevant, insightful, and meaningful. Already looking forward to next year.

    1 · April 9

  • David H.

    Thank you PhillyForce for putting this together. All the presentations were excellent and I finished the day with a much greater knowledge of how Salesforce can be applied to better manage our relationships.

    1 · April 9

  • Stephenie

    Every thing I thought I would take from the event I really did. I had an eventful time and the breakfast was scrumptious :).. . The coffee saved my LIFE .

    3 · April 8

  • Alex S.

    Amazing job by the PhillyForce organizers putting this event together and executing it! Already looking forward to next year!

    1 · April 8

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was an event that catered to both a technical as well as a business audience. Well executed!

    3 · April 8

  • Stephen B. S.

    Many Thanks to the organizers and sponsors for a really great day. Particularly appreciated Michael's opening presentation.

    3 · April 8

  • Christian B.

    Wow, great job on this today by everyone involved. I found the Salesforce1 Custom Charting Session and the Data Integration sessions extremely helpful and already have some best practices I can use going forward.

    Nice to meet some old friends and new ones as well, hope we can have these types of days more in the future.

    3 · April 8

  • Kirk S.

    Hi Buyan - I believe there is a parking lot to the right of the entrance of Science Center at 3711 Market.

    2 · April 7

  • buyan k.

    Hi Guys,
    Any suggestions on nearby parking lots!!

    1 · April 7

  • David H.

    Any dress code for tomorrow? I'm looking forward to learning a lot about Sales Force!

    1 · April 7

  • Ami A.

    Wow.. 113 going so far! Our biggest event yet. Looking forward to seeing everybody - we're going to have great presentations and lots of time to network!

    3 · April 2

    • Anthony P.

      Awesome! Looking forward to it tomorrow.

      April 7

  • Kirk S.

    Comment removed and reposted to the appropriate forum: http://www.meetup.com/PhillyForce/messages/boards/thread/42978232/0#[masked]

    March 27, 2014

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