Last Updated on November 12, 2017 by Rakesh Gupta
What is collaboration ?
Collaboration is working with each other to do a task and to achieve shared goals.In Salesforce by using Chatter we can improve collaboration in our organization. Previously we had Salesforce Chatter app where we have certain limitations like on Search functionality, Chatter action uses.
What is Salesforce1 ?
Salesforce redesigned it’s own Chatter application to Salesforce1, with lot’s of new Functionalities. Salesforce1 is described as the company’s “next-generation social, mobile, and cloud customer platform” designed to offer richer mobile-development and cloud-development options with “10X more APIs and services. Now all your sales, service, and marketing data at your fingertips.
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1) It offers 10 times as many APIs (application programming interfaces), as well as new components for building user interfaces.
2) Now customer can use custom-built, and those they purchased from partners through the Salesforce.com AppExchange.
3) With Salesforce1, customers can build mobile optimized apps for any device, the company boasts.
4) Salesforce1 includes a new mobile application for administrators that allows them to take actions such as remotely resetting passwords, deactivating users and receiving information about scheduled maintenance from Salesforce.com that is called as SalesforceA.
5) It also delivers all-new mobile app customization options through Visualforce1, a mobile-oriented revamp of the Visualforce page-development environment that customers and partners have used since 2007 to create custom Web user interfaces.
6) Improvised search functionality:- Now you can search across the feeds including records, people, groups & conversations.
7) Now you can access all your custom objects, fields, and any app you’ve integrated or built declaratively from mobile.
8) Access publisher action from mobile.
What Customers are doing with Salesforce1 ?
1) Phillips is using Salesforce1 to build smart MRI machines capable of relaying all sorts of data back to hospitals.
2)Caterpillar is doing the same thing for its bulldozers and heavy machinery.
Look and feel of Salesforce1 :-
What is Salesforce A ?
It’s mobile based admin application or administrators that allows them to take actions such as remotely resetting passwords, deactivating users and receiving information about scheduled maintenance from Salesforce.com. Now you can reset password while walking on road, traveling on bus/train.
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What admin can do with this App?
1) Freeze User’s action
2) Unlock, deactivate user’s account
3) Edit User’s account
4) Reset Password
5) Assign & Unassigned Permission sets
How to use ?
Once you Downloaded SalesforceA application from iTtune, double click on icon to open it, First time it will ask you to set the passcode, everytime you have to enter this passcode to access this application.
Now you are in, You can see similar screen like below one .
1) Winter’14 Salesforce introduce freezing user function, which prevent users to access your salesforce system but not deactivating them.Now you can perform this action from your mobile.
2) Once user enter wrong user name & password many times to access salesforce system so they can lock themselves out.Now you can unlock them while you are travailing by SalesforceA app.
3) Admin can easily access most recent release notes. with the SalesforceA app that is just one tap away from the home screen.
4) Launch the rocket and see the magic, it will open doors of success for you.Hold the rocket til launch.It will open Success community, Idea, User groups< MVP Blogs, Events and Answers Tab for you. below are the few screen shots for your reference.
Now as a Salesforce Admin you should have every application in your pocket so do your work faster.