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  • We have another article from Lead Strategist, Caitlin Tuba. This time, Priya and her partner need to decide how they should go about moving in together. Read on to learn about org merges. When a new company is acquired or two business units are stuck using separate CRM instances, it often makes sense to consolidate The post Moving in with your partner in Salesforce-topia appeared first on Traction...

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  • The holiday season is about to kick into overdrive and we want to get off on the right foot. So, we’re starting Traction’s holiday season today – GivingTuesday! Following two days that are considered good for the economy (Black Friday and Cyber Monday), GivingTuesday is a global movement that is good for our communities. With The post Joining the #GivingTuesday movement appeared first on Traction ...

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  • Are you Quipping yet? Back in September we announced that we were going all-in with Quip and almost two months later, we can report that the collaboration tool has been a resounding success at Traction. All project teams are using Quip, from our delivery squads to our finance team. Over 300 Tractionites have been leveraging The post E-Quip Yourself with the Power of Collaboration appeared first on...

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  • Salesforce has a lot of tools for Admins, and sometimes that makes it difficult to know which is the right choice when your problem seems too complex for workflows and validation rules. At Dreamforce 2017, Corey Hayden walked through Visual Workflow in Lightning and how it can empower Admins to quickly build dynamic, defined processes The post Empower Admins with Salesforce Visual Workflow appeare...

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  • Yesterday was the Bandit Tour’s last day on the road before driving to our final destination, San Francisco. We planned our route to include a stop in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, a county completely devastated by the October wildfires. We know all too well the reality of what wildfires can do to communities, with BC having The post Bandit Tour Diary from the Road: Santa Rosa appeared first on Traction on ...

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  • The Bandits traveled from Coos Bay to Santa Rosa and stopped to do good along the way. In Coos Bay, they helped the local Surfrider chapter clean up the shorelines before meeting with the South Slough Interpretive Center in Charleston to learn about the plants and animals that live in the area. From there, the The post Bandit Tour for Good: Coos Bay to Santa Rosa appeared first on Traction on Dema...

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  • A bright and early start to the 2017 Bandit Tour for Good kicking off with a 7 am burnout in the Trans-Am (and a small leak of some sort, but that’s all fixed now). Nineteen Bandits set off on a road trip down the West Coast on our way to Dreamforce, doing all kinds of... Read more » The post Bandit Tour Diary from the Road: Seattle appeared first on .

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  •   After a decade at Salesforce as the VP of Strategic Research, and two decades before that as a columnist and editor in technology media, Peter Coffee is in a great position to share his advice on what makes for successful organizations – and what doesn’t. Join us at #TF17 to hear about how the... Read more » The post Four Questions with TractionForce Keynote Speaker Peter Coffee from Salesforce...

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  • We are excited to launch Traction Retail: Connected Store Operations, an integrated solution built on the Salesforce platform that will help retailers better connect back-office operations with their growing workforce. Traction Retail: Connected Store Operations is for any business wanting to improve communications from the top-down, increase employee engagement and strengthen brand awareness. By ...

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  •   TractionForce is back for a fifth year! We’ve been doing this long enough to know what you’re looking for in a cloud technology and business transformation conference. For months, we’ve been thinking about how we can make this the most informative – and valuable – experience for you. Here are the top 5 reasons... Read more » The post Top 5 Reasons to Attend TractionForce appeared first on .

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  • For many non-profits, switching to a new technology platform can seem like a daunting task. It can be a struggle to find the budget to invest in the technology, and there may be a lack of understanding of how technology can make an organization more efficient. To help non-profits faced with this scenario, we’ve come... Read more » The post 5 Things to Consider When Embarking on a Non-profit Tech ...

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  • When’s the last time you logged into your inbox without being overwhelmed by irrelevant promotional emails? Every morning when I check my email, it seems like there is more content that seems like it was randomly sent to me. So how can you make sure your B2B marketing efforts remain relevant, timely and, most importantly,... Read more » The post Make the Most of Marketing Automation in 4 Key Step...

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  • ‘80s mix tape? Check! Neon sweatband? Check! Do-good attitude? Double Check! These are the packing essentials as we get ready for our first ever Traction Road Trip between Montreal and Toronto in April. For four years, our West Coast office has been supporting non-profit organizations during the Bandit Tour for Good, a road trip from... Read more » The post Traction Road Trip 2017: A Driving Forc...

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  • Technology and art. Entertainment, business and the business of entertainment. Where the coolest people are geeks and where nerds rule. SXSW is as eclectic as the city it takes place in. Austin is overrun with designers, developers, artists and scientists. A collection of curious people and things. There are movies, music and performances paired with continuous... Read more » The post FOMO Warnin...

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  • Traction on Demand Honoured with “Best Managed Company in Canada” Designation

    As a company, we live and die by data. And according to Corinne Hua, Chief Financial Officer at Traction on Demand, it’s this piece that led to our recent Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. “More than anywhere else that I have ever worked, data drives this company. It all comes down to making Traction better,”... Read more » The post Traction on Demand Honoured with “Best Managed Compan...

  • Traction on Demand Named a Best Workplace for Women

    We are very excited to announce that we have been named a “Best Workplace in Canada for Women” by Great Place to Work, ranking seventh out 50 organizations across the country. According to Åsa Nerelius on our People Team, diversity at Traction on Demand begins with having women as a key part of the recruitment process and consciously engaging and... Read more » The post Traction on Demand Named a...

  • Life after War: Traction on Demand’s New Internship Program Welcomes Veterans

    There’s a certain kind of responsibility that comes with making sure someone on your squadron stays alive during a war. Mark Miller, Regional Vice President at Traction on Demand, brings up his own six-year experience in the U.S. Air Force to explain that his actions could have meant life or death for a pilot. He... Read more » The post Life after War: Traction on Demand’s New Internship Program ...

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  • It’s fitting that Salesforce is going with rainbow imagery this spring because there are treasures to be found at the end of it.  With the Spring ’17 Release Notes it would appear that Lightning is making big jumps to catch up with the functionality that we know, love and have come to expect from Salesforce... Read more » The post Salesforce Spring ’17 Release Notes: 4 Golden Nuggets at the End o...

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  • Adapt or get left behind. That’s according to Katrina Bollozos, Strategic Marketing Automation Manager at Traction on Demand. “With the rise of game-changing marketing automation technology, there has been a significant shift in the way businesses market to and engage with their customers. This transformation has bridged the divide between the marketing and technology functions... Read more » The...

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  • The pronunciation of Anne-lise Millereux’s last name doesn’t roll off the tongue easily for non-native speakers of French, so she breaks it down by syllable. “Meel-eh-roo. It means ‘thousand – happy,’” says the developer from Dijon, France. And does the positive-sounding name describe her appropriately? “Yeah, mostly,” she laughs. Anne-lise’s interest in tech is all... Read more » The post Women ...

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  •   Daycares offering Mandarin classes for babies. Kumon lessons for children even before kindergarten. There is no shortage of skills parents want their children to learn in order to get ahead in life. But if you really want your child to be competitive in a global market, coding is where it’s at. With more people... Read more » The post How to Get Ahead in a Digital World: Learn the Language of C...

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  • 2016 Wrap Up: May the (Traction)Force be with You

      What a year it’s been. From a spontaneous idea to get Tractionites into electric vehicles, to pulling off another great TractionForce event, to pranking our VP of Marketing and Alliances BIG TIME, there was no shortage of adventures and laughs as we expanded our services and reach across the continent. Here are our top... Read more » The post 2016 Wrap Up: May the (Traction)Force be with You ap...

  • B Corp Assessment: Take the Test and See How You Compare to Other Businesses

      It’s the day before the holiday long weekend; what are you really doing at your desk? We invite you to spend 15-20 minutes on the B Impact Assessment, which will give you an idea of where your company stands in terms of social and environmental impact. After doing the assessment, see how your company compares... Read more » The post B Corp Assessment: Take the Test and See How You Compare to Ot...

  • Former Pro Snowboarder Helps Other Brain Injury Survivors Heal with Yoga

      He was a favourite to compete at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics but American snowboarder Kevin Pearce never made it to Cypress Mountain. Just over a month before the halfpipe event took place, Kevin suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while training in Park City, Utah. In the documentary The Crash Reel – about... Read more » The post Former Pro Snowboarder Helps Other Brain Injury Survi...

  • Traction at Play: Escape in Photography

      It’s this image of a tree shrouded in an early evening fog that will forever remind Helen of her father. “It brings me right back to that moment when I was reading an email from him in bed one morning,” says the strategic solutions manager at Traction on Demand. “He was always supportive of... Read more » The post Traction at Play: Escape in Photography appeared first on .

  • Millennials are asking the Right Questions, Companies Need to Find the Answers

      With an average employee age of 32, it’s easy to clump Traction on Demand with other tech companies touting the youthfulness of their workforce. Standing desks! Panini lunches! Roaming dogs! But make no mistake, this isn’t a company that was built for millennials, rather it’s a company that naturally attracts people in this age... Read more » The post Millennials are asking the Right Questions,...

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  • Dreamforce 2016: Introducing Our Newest Product, Traction Rec

      My experience speaking to a large audience as high school valedictorian should make it easier to speak in front of a crowd at Dreamforce. Nevertheless, I am still eagerly anticipating my presentation with Marina Peterson, Director of Systems and Internal Controls at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Marina and I will be... Read more » The post Dreamforce 2016: Introducing Our Newest...

  • Traction Bandits to Surprise Bike Commuters outside Science World

      Bike commuters heading home on the afternoon of September 27th are in for a surprise. The Traction Bandits will be outside Science World near the bike path to provide them with free bike tune-ups from 4-6 pm. At the same time, non-profit organization Environmental Youth Alliance will be sitting down with other Bandits in a... Read more » The post Traction Bandits to Surprise Bike Commuters outs...

  • From Basic to Boss: Creative Smartsheet Use Cases

      Apart from Salesforce, there isn’t a piece of technology that is used more widely at Traction on Demand than Smartsheet. All 230+ employees at Traction, from our receptionist, through to our consultants and every executive in between, collaborate on Smartsheet almost every day. Smartsheet is a SaaS-based project management and document collaboration tool. Because... Read more » The post From Ba...

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  • Dreamforce 2016: Gearset is One to Watch

      It’s no wonder that we get along with Cambridge-based Gearset so well. They have the same “Have a problem? Let’s solve it” attitude that we have at Traction on Demand. Traction started after founder and CEO Greg Malpass became increasingly frustrated with the constant struggle between sales and marketing, and realized he wanted to... Read more » The post Dreamforce 2016: Gearset is One to Watch...

  • Bandit Tour 2016: Bandits Going Rogue, Once Again

      While a group of Traction Bandits make their way south towards the border on the Bandit Tour, another group of Bandits “gone rogue” will be making their way north. For the second year in a row, Bandit Gone Rogue will be stopping in British Columbia to bring the excitement of coding to elementary school kids.... Read more » The post Bandit Tour 2016: Bandits Going Rogue, Once Again appeared firs...

  • Traction on Demand Wins Most Effective Recruitment Strategy at Canadian HR Awards

      We were recognized for Most Effective Recruitment Strategy at the 2016 Canadian HR Awards last night in Toronto. The annual gala was hosted by none other than Canadian lifestyle and celebrity reporter Ben Mulroney. “We are thrilled with the honour and humbled to be among the numerous best in class organizations all striving to make a difference. Traction on... Read more » The post Traction on D...

  • Traction on Demand Named 21st Fastest Growing Company in Canada

      In the last year, Traction on Demand has seen incredible growth. We’ve hired well over 100 people, delivered over 900 projects on the Salesforce platform and spun out four new companies. For the second year in a row, we’ve ranked 21st on the annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, which ranks... Read more » The post Traction on Demand Named 21st Fastest ...

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  • Bandit Tour 2016: How Technology is Helping Animals

      The use cases for Salesforce are infinite. If you can dream it up, it can be done. Take the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC) for example. It uses the platform to manage training and resources to support independent organizations involved in wildlife rehabilitation. They, in turn, rehabilitate over 150,000 sick and injured animals every year,... Read more » The post Bandit To...

  • Dreamforce 2016: An Invitation from CEO Greg Malpass

      It’s that time of year again. The time when our inboxes fill up with “Visit me at Dreamforce” messages from strangers and folks from all corners of the world – and I’m going to be honest, this is one of them. But I hope you’ll grant me a few moments of your time to... Read more » The post Dreamforce 2016: An Invitation from CEO Greg Malpass appeared first on .

  • Traction on Demand Named One of Best in the World for Working Environment

      The Tractionites who work here know that we have a good thing going on, but it’s still a thrill to be recognized for it from the outside. For the third year in a row, we have been named a B Corp leader in creating a positive working environment for employees. The designation of “Best... Read more » The post Traction on Demand Named One of Best in the World for Working Environment appeared first...

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