Plans Made Public – Tuesday August 1st 2017
All the way back in May, during the World Tour exhibition in London, myself and the other half got chatting to a Salesforce marketing manager. We talked about how I was just starting my journey into the platform whereas Gemma was close to ten years and we both drew inspiration from each other. The marketing manager, was interested in hearing more of our story and asked if we’d like to guest blog about our marriage to Salesforce and each other.
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My career at the end of 2016
Around 2008, I had the opportunity to become a project manager. At the time, it was a fun and refreshing change from fixing computer monitors, installing printer drivers and untangling the spaghetti of network cabinets. I got to sit in meetings, listen to people talk and ask questions. As a naturally inquisitive person (to the chagrin of some), I really took an interest in the talking and listening. In one way or another, this path continued until the middle of 2015. Out of the blue, I was asked to join a small team who would be responsible for evaluating and implementing a project management tool within the company I was working for at the time. As a team, we tried out a few “professional services automation” tools with little success, before landing on a piece of software that ran on something called “Salesforce”. We watched a few demo videos, had a number of Skype chats with a pre-sales rep and by Christmas 2015, found ourselves signing up to FinancialForce PSA.
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