- Customer success, based on AppExchange reviews and ratings;
- Product success, based on security review status and adoption of latest Salesforce technology;
- Team readiness, calculated via Trailhead trails completed and certifications gained; and
- Giving back through participation in the Pledge 1% program.
5 Channel Partner Updates: 4 May 2017
Good morning, channel partners. Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Thursday, May 4, 2017. Actually, there are 11 updates for VARs, managed services providers (MSPs), cloud services providers (CSPs), independent software vendors (ISVs), telco master agents and telco agents to sip on. Take a look… 11. Phishing: Alphabet has shut down a massive Google Docs phishing attack. 10. Massive Oracle Layoffs?: Rumors about a massive Oracle sales team layoff are swirling. The cuts will allegedly come this summer, according to The Register. The story sounds believable. But don't forget: The Register recently claimed Oracle was exploring a potential Accenture buyout -- but Oracle denied the rumor. 9. Salesforce AppExchange Partner Program: Salesforce has launched an overhauled AppExchange partner program for developers, startups and ISVs. It includes a so-called AppExchange Trailblazer Score that rewards partners based on: