Tag archive for managed packages

Using custom metadata to provide flexibility in a managed package

Using custom metadata to provide flexibility in a managed package

We previously shared the details of PROVAIL’s supported employment managed package. That app needed flexibility to support different program models. Here’s how this was built into the package. Managed packages are Salesforce’s method of installing and distributing custom applications. Salesforce managed packages lock in certain…

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Building a Scalable Supported Employment Solution on Salesforce (Post 1 of 3)

Building a Scalable Supported Employment Solution on Salesforce (Post 1 of 3)

PROVAIL’s Employment Services program provides community-based vocational assessments, individualized job placement, job coaching, and supported employment for adults with disabilities. They partner with the business community to recruit, hire, and train employees with disabilities. These services are all managed out of a Salesforce system. PROVAIL’s…

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The History of HomeKeeper: From local impact to national shared measurement

The History of HomeKeeper: From local impact to national shared measurement

HomeKeeper is a Salesforce-based system for affordable homeownership organizations. It combines a day-to-day program management system with a shared measurement system. It is currently in use by over seventy organizations across the country. This post shares the history of how the HomeKeeper system came together over…

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Four Keys to Scaling a Nonprofit Solution

Four Keys to Scaling a Nonprofit Solution

At Dreamforce a group of us pulled together a panel to share our collective experience building and scaling Salesforce applications for the nonprofit sector. This post is a collaborative effort with Alex Bernadotte from Beyond 12, Zach Goldstein from Health Leads, Tiffany Eng from Capital…

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