SOURCE: Astadia

Astadia

August 31, 2011 07:45 ET

Astadia Announces Social Media Offering at Dreamforce 2011

Develop a Social Enterprise Plan Through an Assessment and Workshop

Dreamforce 2011, the Cloud Computing Event of the Year, Will Showcase How Businesses Can Tap Into the Power of Social, Mobile and Open Technologies to Become Social Enterprises

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 31, 2011) - Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference -- Astadia, a pure-play cloud computing integrator and a top salesforce.com partner, today announces the ability for companies to build out a social enterprise plan by receiving an instant social media assessment followed by a more comprehensive workshop. This announcement was made today at Dreamforce 2011, the cloud computing event of the year. Astadia will be in booth #1021 in the Dreamforce Expo.

  • The assessment includes a Salesforce Radian6 report that highlights sentiment and competitive presence in the social media landscape. Instant complementary assessments will be created in the Astadia booth at Dreamforce.
  • The Social Media Workshop is a more comprehensive engagement including:
    • Review goals/objectives for social enterprise
    • Define current customer segmentation, attributes and demographics
    • Review current customer touch points
    • Catalog technologies and how they are utilized
    • Define an action-oriented future state
    • Produce report of findings with recommendations.

"A social revolution is under way, creating a massive shift in how businesses collaborate, communicate and share information," said Ross Piper, senior vice president, worldwide sales marketing, salesforce.com. "Those who attend Dreamforce will be able to see firsthand how partners like Astadia can help them become more collaborative and more responsive to their customers, the hallmarks of a social enterprise."

"Your customers are more in control of your brand than ever before," stated Ron Goldman, vice president of service cloud and collaboration at Astadia. "You need to proactively participate to guide the conversations that are happening on-line to drive customer loyalty and create new business. Salesforce.com enables your business to go beyond monitoring and systematically engage, take action and measure the results of your actions."

About Dreamforce
Dreamforce 2011 is the cloud computing event of the year. The ninth annual conference will welcome more than 30,000 customers, partners and developers to the new world of the social enterprise. With more than 450 sessions and 250 cloud companies in the expo, Dreamforce offers the content and educational opportunities that enable attendees to tap into the power of the social enterprise.

About Astadia
Astadia's unique business value is a results-driven enterprise-class methodology that enables business transformation. We offer the enterprise a Global Systems Integrator class of service, the speed and agility of a small tech services firm, leveraging global experience found only through 6000 Cloud engagements. Visit astadia.com. Follow us on Twitter at @AstadiaCloud.

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