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Benefits of the New CMS Patient Health Data Regulation

Benefits of the New CMS Patient Health Data Regulation

The Interoperability and Patient Access final rule (CMS-9115-F) requires healthcare providers and insurers to unlock patient health data from their various systems to drive interoperability and allow for the unimpeded ...
Get the Most Out of Journey Builder with Marketing Cloud Connect

Get the Most Out of Journey Builder with Marketing Cloud Connect

Marketing Cloud is a very powerful Marketing Automation platform. Alone, it can do great things, but when you use Marketing Cloud Connect with Salesforce Sales Cloud or Service Cloud, you ...
Tips for a Successful Salesforce Implementation

Tips for a Successful Salesforce Implementation

No two Salesforce implementation projects are the same. All are unique in their own way and to your business. Factors, such as business requirements, team composition, your expectation, methodology, and ...
Your Future Revenue: 6 Tips for Sales Pipeline Management

Your Future Revenue: 6 Tips for Sales Pipeline Management

There's a lot that goes into sales pipeline management. After all, it's your future revenue, so it pays to keep a careful watch over it. By regularly monitoring your pipeline, ...
Ensuring a Smooth Data Migration

Ensuring a Smooth Data Migration

Data migration can be a stressful and challenging process. The more complex your system is, and the longer you have been collecting data, the harder it can be to accurately ...
7 Salesforce Summer '20 Release Highlights

7 Top Salesforce Summer ‘20 Release Highlights

To help get you ready for the Summer ‘20 Release, Ad Victoriam’s team of certified consultants have once again poured through the latest Salesforce innovations across mobile, industry solutions, content ...
MuleSoft Digital CONNECT 2020 Highlights - Part 2

MuleSoft Digital Connect 2020 Highlights – Part 2

Whether you’re new to MuleSoft or a long-time customer, the company delivered a packed agenda of inspiring and educational content for its MuleSoft Digital Connect. From learning how others in ...
MuleSoft Digital CONNECT 2020 Highlights

MuleSoft Digital CONNECT 2020 Highlights – Part 1

Whether you’re new to MuleSoft® or a long-time customer, they delivered a packed agenda of inspiring and educational content for its MuleSoft Digital CONNECT conference. From learning how others in ...
YANMAR Returns for a MuleSoft Integration

YANMAR Returns for a MuleSoft Integration

The YANMAR America and Ad Victoriam partnership dates back to May 2017. YANMAR is a recognized leader in the design and manufacturing of diesel engines and diesel-powered equipment. They were ...
Manufacturer Gains Greater Business Control with B2B Commerce

Manufacturer Gains Greater Business Control with B2B Commerce

Manufacturers are experiencing a customer-centric revolution. As a result, demand for customer-focused operations, sales, and marketing data has never been higher. Process automation and connected data with actionable insights are ...
The ABCs of B2B Commerce

The ABCs of B2B Commerce

B2B Commerce displays your product catalog in a branded eCommerce storefront and allows your customer base to place an order independently. Complex pricing models can be configured to match your ...
4 Ways Salesforce CRM Improves Lead Converions

4 Ways Salesforce CRM Improves Lead Conversions

When done right, a CRM implementation (Customer Relationship Management system) can significantly improve a business's success with lead conversions, while also performing a number of different functionalities. In the marketing ...
Earth Day: Walk It Like You Talk It

Earth Day: Walk It Like You Talk It

As we celebrate another Earth Day (April 22, 2020), we’re acknowledging that this Earth Day celebration comes during a unique time. As a majority of the planet stays at home ...
B2B Commerce Solution Nets Significant ROI

B2B Commerce Solution Nets Significant ROI

Ad Victoriam recently completed a B2B integration project for a high tech company that specializes in video conferencing and multimedia solutions. They provide the consulting services and presentation products necessary ...
It's the Best Time for Digital Transformation - Here's Why

It’s the Best Time for Digital Transformation: Here’s Why

If you have been struggling recently with taking on the challenges that come with committing to a digital transformation for your company, perhaps now - during these challenging times - ...
Tips for Managing Your Team Virtually

Tips for Managing Your Team Virtually

What once was the norm, is no longer. Many of us have been tossed into uncharted “virtual” waters – managing a team from your home to their home. Most of ...
Moving Your Business Forward with Salesforce Managed Services

Moving Your Business Forward with Salesforce Managed Services

In times of crisis, some businesses actively drive forward knowing things will bounce back. When they do, preparing for the bounce back, while choosing wisely through the uncertainty, is a ...
Opportunity Knocks: Making a Difference is Still Possible

Opportunity Knocks: Making a Difference is Still Possible

How to Volunteer, Get Involved, and Support Philanthropic Work During These Uncertain Times By now, we’ve all set up our virtual offices, stocked our fridge and pantry. We're all also ...
Salesforce Reports That Keep Your Sales Team Productive

Salesforce Reports That Keep Your Remote Sales Team Productive

As businesses grow, it is anticipated that the number of remote employees will continue to grow as well. So, whether your sales team has worked remotely before or not, it ...
Remote Meeting Best Practices

Remote Meeting Best Practices

While some will hunker down and try to ride out the COVID-19 pandemic wave, others will pivot their strategies and keep moving forward. Ad Victoriam has had a remote workforce ...
Salesforce Chatter Best Practices for Remote Collaboration

Salesforce Chatter Best Practices for Remote Collaboration

Ad Victoriam Solutions has had a large dedicated remote workforce spread across the U.S. since we began in 2014. We have tons of experience with making remote collaboration work for ...
How to Keep Your Remote Team Engaged and Productive in These Uncertain Times

How to Keep Your Remote Team Engaged and Productive in These Uncertain Times

From sporting events to conferences, the COVID-19 virus has disrupted life as we know it in a way unseen in over a generation. And these disruptions have carried over into ...
B Corp Reflections Two Years In

B Corp Reflections Two Years In

The release of Ad Victoriam’s second annual Impact Report highlights our commitments and initiatives as a B Corp for 2019. It also marks the second anniversary of our B Corp ...
How a Salesforce Solution Ups Your Customer Service Game

How a Salesforce Solution Ups Your Customer Service Game

With competition for customers intensifying year-in-and-year-out, along with customer expectations of the companies they deal with, businesses have no choice but to focus on a solution for delivering superior customer ...
How to Convince Your Stakeholders It's Time to Get a CRM

How to Convince Your Stakeholders It’s Time to Get a CRM

In 2020, the term “digital transformation” is more than just a buzz phrase. It’s the single biggest reason why business stakeholders need to end their nightmares with their disparate systems ...
3 Ways to Unleash the Speed and Efficiency of Your Field Service Operation

3 Ways to Unleash the Speed and Efficiency of Your Field Service Operation

Are you struggling with ways to better connect your field service operation? Searching for a way to enable them to deliver intelligent and productive on-site services with speed and efficiency ...
7 Tips for Making the Most of Your Salesforce Investment

7 Tips for Making the Most of Your Salesforce Investment

How many times have you bought a product or service - either personally or professionally - and have regretted not taking the time to look under the hood so you ...
5 Reasons Your Team Needs Salesforce Maps

5 Reasons Your Team Needs Salesforce Maps

Not aware of Salesforce Maps? In a nutshell, using Salesforce Maps allows sales reps to make more money at their desks or in the field. They can free up more ...
6 Top Salesforce Spring ’20 Release Highlights

6 Top Salesforce Spring ‘20 Release Highlights

Ready for spring? Salesforce is too, as their Spring ‘20 Release will be globally available on February 17, 2020. To help get you ready for the Spring ‘20 Release, Ad ...
Manufacturing Technology Salesforce CRM

Innovative Technology that Drives Manufacturing Sales

  Innovative Solutions for Manufacturing Technology now exists so companies no longer have to be held back by the old ways of doing things. Manufacturers can replace legacy tools and siloed ...
Prepare for Your Next Open Enrollment Now

Prepare for Your Next Open Enrollment Now

For those of you in the payer space, congratulations! You just recently put to bed the Open Enrollment for 2019. So, how did it go? At this early point here ...
Connecting Systems to Unlock Opportunities

Connecting Systems to Unlock Opportunities

When a company experiences rapid growth, often technology platforms are pushed beyond their original capability in an effort to keep pace. This can lead to a tangled web of disconnected ...
Field Service Lightning Connects Your Workforce

Field Service Lightning Connects Your Workforce

Salesforce's Field Service Lightning (FSL) was designed to connect your workforce, enabling them to deliver intelligent and productive on-site services. It allows for faster delivery and smarter and more personalized ...
Manufacturing Cloud Aligns Sales and Ops

Manufacturing Cloud Aligns Sales and Ops

Success in today's manufacturing industry is dependent on stellar products and exceeding customer demand by producing and delivering those products in an efficient manner. That means aligning sales and operations. ...
Health Cloud: The New Payer Data Model

Health Cloud: The New Payer Data Model

Built on the world’s #1 CRM platform, Salesforce's Health Cloud solution is quickly becoming the new payer data model. Why? It offers a complete view of members in a single ...
Sustainable Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

Sustainable Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

Holiday shopping at big box stores typically begins before the Thanksgiving leftovers get cold. Last year, holiday gift-giving shoppers spent $9.9 billion on Thanksgiving and Black Friday alone, and another ...
News from Dreamforce

News from Dreamforce 2019

Was it the Fireside Chat with Salesforce Chairman/Co-CEO Marc Benioff and Apple CEO Tim Cook that was the highlight for you at Dreamforce 2019? Maybe it was the conversation with ...
Sales Cloud Transforms Sales Operations

Sales Cloud Transforms Sales Operations

Roam needed to improve control and management over multi-location meeting room bookings and reporting for their sales operations. Their current management software, Gather, and CRM, InfusionSoft, no longer offered enough ...
AdVic's B Corp Mission Continues

AdVic’s B Corp Mission Continues

Ad Victoriam loves being a B Corp. It is an integral part of our DNA and is a part of every decision we make as a business, but our mission ...
Must-Attend Dreamforce 2019 Sessions

Must-Attend Dreamforce 2019 Sessions

Where to go and what to do is on the minds of many people as they plan their trip to Dreamforce. Since planning is key to maximizing your experience, Ad ...
Salesforce Einstein Winter '20 Enhancements

Salesforce Einstein Winter ‘20 Enhancements

Ad Victoriam’s consultants have been spending a lot of time interacting with many of the new features in Salesforce's Winter '20 Release, including some exciting updates made to Einstein Analytics, ...
Salesforce Consultants Share Dreamforce Tips

Salesforce Consultants Share Dreamforce Tips

As the excitement continues to build for Salesforce’s highly anticipated Dreamforce 2019, Ad Victoriam polled our seasoned Dreamforce-attending veteran consultants for tips on how to make the most of your ...
ConnectCare with Salesforce Health Cloud

Connect Care with Salesforce Health Cloud

For the past decade, hospitals and physicians have been transitioning from paper-based to electronic health records (EHR) to connect care. They have done this to expedite the exchange of patient ...
Lightning Strikes in the Salesforce Winter '20 Release

Lightning Strikes in the Salesforce Winter ’20 Release

Excitement spreads through Ad Victoriam when Salesforce releases new features! The Winter '20 Release has numerous advances for its Lightning Experience, ones we can’t wait to dive into. Ad Victoriam’s ...
Champions Retreat 2019: Making the Pledge

Champions Retreat 2019: Making the Pledge

With all of the change in the air right now, from the Global Climate Strike to the Business Roundtable’s commitment to a new Statement of Purpose for corporations, the priority ...
Outsourcing My Salesforce Implementation

Outsourcing My Salesforce Implementation

Here’s a question that might be keeping you up at night: Do I need to outsource my Salesforce® implementation? And while there is no simple answer to that question, as ...
Why Business Users Love Salesforce Lightning

Why Business Users Love Salesforce Lightning

Truth be told, Salesforce® really built Lightning Experience for everyone, and that includes business users. Whether you’re in Sales or Service, Lightning Experience helps Salesforce business users soar to the ...
AdVic and BCorp Go Hollywood

AdVic and BCorp Go Hollywood

The Ad Victoriam team has bags packed and is ready to represent at this year’s BCorp Champions Retreat 2019 in Hollywood. 2018 was AdVic’s first year as a certified B ...
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9 Steps to a Successful Salesforce Lightning Rollout

It's unlikely that you haven't heard, but to be safe, here's a reminder: the Salesforce Lightning rollout is starting in Winter ‘20. If that fact has left you bewildered (or ...
Customer Success: Platform Growth Drives Personalization and Customer Satisfaction

Platform Growth Drives Personalization and Customer Satisfaction

After interviewing, researching and “scoring” a number of implementation firms, DataScan selected Ad Victoriam Solutions to assist in a series of projects, starting with a clean-up and upgrade to Salesforce® ...
Salesforce World Tour Stops in Atlanta

Salesforce World Tour Stops in Atlanta

Do you live in and around the Atlanta, Georgia, area - or plan to be - on Wednesday, September 18, 2019?  If so, you will not want to miss the ...
Winning Strategies to Increase Salesforce Adoption

Winning Strategies to Increase Salesforce Adoption

Picture this… Tomorrow is your company’s long-awaited go-live date for your brand new Salesforce® CRM. In it, you have built some exceptional apps and features for your team and you ...
Salesforce Summer Release - FSL Highlights

Salesforce Summer Release – FSL Highlights

As Ad Victoriam’s consultants continue to delve deeply into Salesforce’s Summer ‘19 Release highlights (read our recommendations for admins and Einstein Analytics), we’re highlighting some awesome enhancements you can initiate ...
Inc. magazine names Ad Victoriam Solutions to its 2019 Inc. 5000 list.

Ad Victoriam Named One of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Inc. magazine has named Ad Victoriam Solutions to its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at ...
Salesforce Summer '19 Einstein Highlights

Salesforce Summer ‘19 Einstein Highlights

As part of their Summer ‘19 Release, Salesforce® has rolled out numerous new features for its Einstein Analytics (EA). Ad Victoriam’s consultants have been spending a lot of time interacting ...
Salesforce Summer Release Highlights for Admins

Salesforce Summer Release Highlights for Admins

From updates to Lightning Experience to Einstein Analytics to everything in-between, the highly-anticipated Salesforce® Summer ’19 Release increases productivity and delivers personalized customer journeys with the latest Customer Success Platform ...
Finding the Right Salesforce Implementation Partner

Finding the Right Salesforce Implementation Partner

Klaussner Furniture Industries began their Salesforce implementation process with another partner but was unhappy with their progress. Klaussner, one of the nation's largest makers of home furniture, then turned to Ad Victoriam ...
8 Benefits of Moving to the Cloud

8 Benefits of Moving to the Cloud

With the cloud, end-users and your teams are able to access software and applications from wherever they are, using the device of their choice. They can work from anywhere. If ...
We're a B Corp Now What Ad Victoriam

We’re a B Corp! Now What?

In the first two blogs of this series, we made the case for why companies should consider becoming B Corp certified and the best practices for tackling the B Impact ...
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Salesforce Service Cloud Enriches Experiences

When Hi-Rez Studios, one of the fastest-growing video game developers in the country, came to Ad Victoriam Solutions, it had two main goals: to improve its customer service experience for ...
Effectively Integrating an Automated Quotation Process

Effectively Integrating an Automated Quotation Process

Headquartered in Suwanee, GA, Control Southern has been helping manufacturing plants run better, faster, and smarter through automation and customized valve solutions since 1956. However, Control recently needed a solution ...
Why Your Business Needs a CRM

Why Your Business Needs a CRM

From revealing sales opportunities to tracking every single customer interaction, implementing a Customer Relationship Management platform (CRM) positions your business for real growth. Why is a CRM Important? At its ...
Rethink Your Approach to CRM Integration

Rethink Your Approach to CRM Integration

For a lot of businesses, their approach to technology comes in fits and starts. They’ll add one program but still be reliant on outdated or time-consuming processes for some essential ...
Navigating Your B Corp Assessment Ad Victoriam

Navigating Your B Corp Impact Assessment

In the first installment of this series, we focused on the reasons why you should consider pursuing B Corp certification for your company. From raising capital to attracting new clients ...
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MFA for Salesforce Users: How To

MFA (Multi-factor Authentication) is a security control that requires users to verify their identities by providing multiple pieces of evidence before gaining access to a device or application. The difference ...
Manufacturers are Turning to Salesforce

Manufacturers are Turning to Salesforce

Do you need to increase efficiencies so that you can out-pace your competition? Do you need more opportunities in your pipeline? Maybe it's clear, actionable information so that you can ...
Cluch Awards Ad Victoriam Top Business Services

AdVic Named a Top Business Services Company

Ad Victoriam Solutions has been named a Top Business Services Company in Georgia for 2019 by Clutch. A Washington D.C.-based B2B market research firm, Clutch connects service providers with buyers ...
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The Gold Standard of CSR

It’s 2019 and times have changed in the business world. More and more every day, becoming the gold standard of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is taking on a bigger role ...
From Data to Actionable Insights

From Data to Actionable Insights

ESI of Tennessee is a solution provider in the steam, power, and energy industry. They originally approached Ad Victoriam Solutions (AdVic) to help them implement a Salesforce Sales Cloud solution. ...
Be More Productive on the Salesforce Platform

Be More Productive on the Salesforce Platform

Day in, day out… we do the same things hoping that it will get easier next time. What’s the reasoning behind it? Well, “we’ve always done it this way!” Common ...
Marketing Cloud June 2019 Release Highlights

Salesforce Marketing Cloud Highlights – June 2019

Salesforce’s Marketing Cloud can benefit businesses of all shapes and sizes if correctly implemented into your organization. This innovative marketing automation platform can help your business expand its customer base ...
Yanmar Empowers Sustainable Future

YANMAR Empowers Sustainable Future

In November 2017, Ad Victoriam partner, YANMAR America, a leader in the design and manufacturing of diesel engines and diesel-powered equipment, opened the doors of their 50,000+ square foot YANMAR ...
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Planning Your Salesforce Implementation

As you begin planning your new Salesforce implementation, you may have concerns about making the project a success. If you are on the fence about adding a consulting partner to ...
Salesforce Implementation Supports Homeless Non-Profit

Salesforce Implementation Supports Homeless

A Salesforce user since 2010, The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Athens, Inc. (IHNA), an affiliate of Family Promise, is a non-profit organization with 1,000 volunteers. Their sole purpose is to ...
Tips for Salesforce Implementation Success

Tips for Salesforce Implementation Success

Thinking about implementing Salesforce or getting ready to kick off your project? Here are some of the top tips to keep in mind from our Ad Victoriam consultants. They have ...
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AdVic Partnership: Not Just a ‘One-Off Project’

The YANMAR America and Ad Victoriam Solutions (AdVic) partnership dates back to May 2017 when YANMAR, a recognized leader in the design and manufacturing of diesel engines and diesel-powered equipment, ...
MuleSoft Anypoint Community Manager API

Anypoint Community Manager Builds Effective APIs

MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform provides a powerful set of tools for building effective, modern APIs. The ability to rapidly define API specifications, re-use components, and govern access are core features of ...
MuleSoft CONNECT Atlanta

Why Attend MuleSoft Connect? Coupon Code Inside

The Connected Era is Happening. Companies that don’t evolve, companies that don’t meaningfully connect with their customers, will be left behind. Integrating your systems to connect your data puts business ...
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Merging Multiple Salesforce Orgs: Customer Success

Ad Victoriam Solutions (AdVic) was called in when a market-leader was merging their vulnerability and identity security operations with another org to offer the cybersecurity industry’s first identity-based security automation platform. Their merger ...

Ad Victoriam Solutions Named Top CRM Consultant

B2B research and reviews agency Clutch recently recognized Ad Victoriam Solutions (AdVic) for the exceptional quality of strategy and service that they provide. After analyzing our market presence, industry experience, ...
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Sales Quote Automation: Faster & Accurate Quotes

The Quoting Challenge Ad Victoriam Solutions’ welcomed challenge involved longtime client Concurrent Technology, Inc. Concurrent is a global company that develops software solutions focused on storing, protecting, transforming, and delivering ...

Ad Victoriam Joins the MuleSoft Partner Program

Ad Victoriam Solutions to Provide Anypoint Platform Consulting to SupportConnecting Applications and Data in the Cloud and On-Premises   ATLANTA, GEORGIA – (April 4, 2019) – Ad Victoriam Solutions (AdVic) ...
13 Ways to Give Back

13 Free Ways to Give Back

Too busy? Not enough time to volunteer? Not enough spare change to make a donation? We understand. Here's 13 easy ways to give back without impacting your schedule or your ...

Responsible Sourcing to Support the Earth

Research indicates that workplace design has an impact on your mental health and wellbeing. It also has an impact on the earth. We built a workspace that positively impacted both. ...
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We Vote for Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion can vary by industry. For example, positions within certain industries, such as healthcare, are primarily held by women, whereas, technology positions are occupied largely by men. In ...
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Vote Every Day with Each Dollar

Have you heard of the Vote Every Day campaign? It doesn’t mean to actually cast a vote for a politician. B Corp created the campaign to encourage people, like you ...
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Ad Victoriam Named Salesforce Platinum Partner

It is with pride that we announce that Ad Victoriam Solutions (AdVic) was named a Salesforce Platinum Partner. With this announcement, AdVic joins the ranks of only 97 firms worldwide, ...
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Supporting Our Troops

Many of us don’t notice the world outside of our own. We often journey robotically through our daily routines; wake up, drop off the kids, go to work, dinner, activities, ...
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Manufacturing Efficiencies Advanced with Salesforce

Polyglass has been a leading manufacturer of roofing products in Europe since 1960. The company introduced its products and technology to the United States in 1992. Since then, they have ...
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B Local Georgia goes Viral with Ad Victoriam Support

It’s happening. B Local Georgia Chapter hosted its first public event at Sweetwater Brewery. Proudly sponsored by Ad Victoriam Solutions (AdVic), the event brought together 13 Georgia B Corps, seven ...
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How FLUX Pumps Cut Their Sales Cycle in Half

The FLUX name has been synonymous with pump technology for more than 60 years. It was the invention of the first electric drum pump that sparked the creation of company. ...
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Productivity Accelerated Using Multi-System Integration

PRODUCTIVITY ACCELERATED WITH A MULTI-SYSTEM INTEGRATION Real challenges demand real solutions. That was the quandary the Client was in when they turned to Ad Victoriam (AdVic) for their multi-system integration ...
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B Corp Social Impact Report

Since the company’s founding, Jeff Jones, Ad Victoriam Solutions President, and his wife, Alice, have wanted Ad Victoriam to stand for something bigger than just profit. A company rooted in ...
Salesforce Implementation Increases Productivity

Salesforce Increases Productivity by 20%

One way to make travel wishes a reality is through the purchasing of timeshares, which allow people to own a share of a unit within a vacation resort. A leading ...
Ad Victoriam Joins Pledge 1%

Ad Victoriam Joins Pledge 1%

Ad Victoriam Pledges 1% of their services and employee time to improve communities around the world. Atlanta, November 26, 2018 – Ad Victoriam Solutions announced that it has joined Pledge ...
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We Are More Than Our Job

Our jobs often define us, providing us with an identity and a purpose beyond ourselves. We are given the opportunity to belong to something bigger than ourselves; to be a ...
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Salesforce Lightning: Top Productivity Features

Productivity is important to all businesses, especially those with limited human and financial resources. Here are a ton of Salesforce Lightning features that propel productivity. Let’s get right to it! ...

Charity & Salesforce: A Dream Come True

Working in the Salesforce ecosystem, you come across many inspiring stories. Meaghan Bookers’s story is one of them. Before stumbling across Salesforce, she spent 6 months living in India as ...
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Salesforce Lightning: What to do Before You Switch

Our three-part Lightning Experience series continues with things to consider before you push the switch button. In part-one, we shared four reasons why switching makes sense for growing businesses. Now ...
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Why Business Leaders are Switching to Lightning

There’s a lot of excitement (and questions) around switching to Salesforce Lightning from Classic. Is switching to Lightning worth your time and resources? This is the first of three articles ...
Salesforce Integration Propels Productivity

Salesforce Integration Propels Productivity

The Disciple Training School (DTS), deep in the heart of paradise, in Kona, Hawaii, which trains future missionaries, reached out to Ad Victoriam Solutions (AVS) to help their non-profit connect ...
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B Corp Retreat: Purpose-Driven Mission Complete

Furthering our B Corp purpose-driven mission to be a force for good, Ad Victoriam joined other Certified B Corporations in New Orleans to further our purpose-driven mission to be a ...
B Corp Retreat

We’re Excited: B Corp is Going to B-ourbon Street

Our team is on their way to the B Corp Champion Retreat in New Orleans! Why? We returned from the B Summit with an abundance of new inspiring information that ...
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Pardot Email Marketing: Keep More Subscribers

Acquiring and keeping email subscribers is a top email marketing goal. It's a good thing that Pardot can help! Leverage Pardot's Email Preference Center so you can keep more subscribers. ...
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CRM Strategies Streamline Manufacturing Operations

We all know that shrimp goes with grits, snow goes with winter, and butter goes with popcorn. But at one corporation, there was no such synergy. The problem was, North ...
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Charity is His Middle Name

Some people give back. And some people—like Daniel Mulkey—give back a lot. Daniel, an Army Veteran who completed a tour in Afghanistan, continues his passion to serve others in his ...
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Data Mining to Predict Marketing Success

You are a lot of different things. You may be a college graduate. You may be a parent. You may be single or married. You may own a home or ...
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Purpose-Driven Businesses, For Real

While many companies tout their goodness, only a bit more than 2,500 have committed, on paper and in practice, to truly be a purpose-driven business. About 140 of the 2,500 ...
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Customer Loyalty Increases Revenue: Tools for Success

The clothing I purchased online was beautiful. Unfortunately, I ordered the wrong size. I wanted to return the shirts, but there was no return label inside the package. (Hmmm?) Strike ...
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Mountains to the Sea: Cycling for Charity

Three days. 180 miles. From the mountains to the sea for charity. Todd Giddens rode in the 34th annual Trek Across Maine to help raise more than $900,000 for the ...
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Nashville Team Supports Conservancy

Being part of something bigger than yourself gives meaning and multiplies social impact. While we work hard at Ad Victoriam to provide Salesforce Consulting services to our clients, it’s not ...
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B Summit: We’re Thrilled (You Should Be Too)

The countdown is on!  In less than two weeks, Ad Victoriam will attend the Global B Corp Summit in beautiful Amsterdam!  Our consulting team has spent many hours walking trade ...
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Salesforce Lightning Improves Data Visibility

It wasn’t the first time it had happened. A team from one division of a leading provider of regulatory and compliance solutions for the finance industry, went to see a ...
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Improving Salesforce CRM Utilization

100 Fold Studio is a nonprofit architecture firm providing affordable and innovative design services to charitable organizations around the world. They empower architects, designers, and other professionals to design safe, ...
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“You Change the World by Being Yourself”

Nancy Behrend, an Ad Victoriam Solutions Salesforce CRM Analyst, is doing exactly what Yoko Ono said, being herself. After Hurricane Irma left a wake of destruction in its path last ...
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Ad Victoriam Achieves Salesforce Lightning Masters

ATLANTA, GA – (April 12, 2018) – Ad Victoriam Solutions, a cloud computing consultant and Salesforce Gold Partner, today announced it has achieved Salesforce Master designation for delivering expertise in Lightning. ...
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Ad Victoriam Supports Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

For those of us who are fortunate, having food in our pantry isn’t something we worry about. We are hungry, so we eat. For us, it is that simple. Unfortunately, ...
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The Heart and Character of a Champion

Pastor Tim Adcox’s lifelong calling is to build the character and hearts in young athletes. Professional athletes become role models for the young — idolized and emulated. Unfortunately, due to ...
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55 Miles for Charity

Running doesn’t appeal to everyone. I am one of those people. When I ran my first, and only 3K, the words that resonated in my head were, “why am I ...
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Big Data Analytics: Why More Data Isn’t Always the Answer

The more the merrier. Bigger is always better. Go big or go home. You’ve heard the sayings. But when it comes to data analytics, these cliches aren’t always the case. Especially ...

NFANT Feeding Solution was Nominated for the Impact Pediatrics Award

Successfully feeding a baby isn’t as easy as it sounds. In fact, it’s a complex skill that infants learn after they are born. It is surprising to many that infants, ...

AVS’ David Litton Named a Top Salesforce Influencer 2017

Being named a Top Salesforce Influencer of the Year is no small feat. That’s why Ad Victoriam Solutions is proud to announce that this title now belongs to one of ...

4 Deeply Insightful Salesforce Metrics Your Company Should Be Using

Businesses that are able to maximize efficiency – accomplishing the most tasks with the least amount of resources (namely time and money) – generally come out on top. And data ...
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Ad Victoriam Earns Salesforce Gold Partner Status

And the gold goes to…Ad Victoriam Solutions! Here at AdVic, we’re proud to have achieved GOLD PARTNER status, a highly coveted position within the Salesforce.com partner community. This honor is ...
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Salesforce Heroku: A Mobile App Developer’s “Easy” Button

Developers have the difficult task of creating mobile apps that engage their customers or business partners. Unfortunately, the road to get there can sometimes be plagued with many issues – ...
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Customer Success Stories: AdVic Breaks New Ground with Revolutionary Technology for Infant Patients

When Tommy Cunningham, Co-Founder and COO of NFANT Labs, LLC, approached Andy Meadows, Principal, Director of IoT and Mobility for Ad Victoriam Solutions (AdVic), he wanted to do something that had ...

Ad Victoriam Earns New Salesforce Specializations for Excellence

Within Salesforce, the Masters Initiative is used to distinguish various Salesforce joint businesses in their achievements with Salesforce products, knowledge and customer success stories. We are pleased to announce that ...
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Salesforce Einstein: Marketing Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Internet technologies, especially concerning cloud marketing, change on a daily basis. Artificial intelligence (AI) applications are currently at the forefront of development. In 2016, Salesforce announced its latest artificial intelligence ...

Customer Success Stories: Leveraging Salesforce Solutions to Boost Collaboration for a Technology Solutions Provider

A premier low voltage technology solutions provider based in Tennessee recently approached the team at Ad Victoriam Solutions wondering how we could help the Sales and Project Management teams manage ...
Aligning Tire Manufacturer with Sales Cloud

Customer Success Stories: Aligning a Tire Manufacturing Company with the Right Salesforce Sales Cloud Solution

Overview A Tennessee tire manufacturing company provides tires and tire-based services (i.e. re-treads) for commercial trucking fleets across the private and public sector. # of Employees: 51-200 Location: Murfreesboro, TN Industry: Automotive Go Live ...
Salesforce Service Cloud

Customer Success Stories: Lightning Service Cloud Console Solutions for International Sporting Goods Company

Overview The company is a lifestyle brand based out of Japan that sells shoes, apparel, and equipment for sports such as running, golf, baseball, volleyball, golf, etc. # of Employees: 201-500 ...
Salesforce CPQ

Customer Success Stories: Salesforce CPQ, Data Migration & Pardot Implementation for Industry-Leading Human Resources Firm

Ad Victoriam Solutions partnered with a human resources firm that unifies employee engagement through EAP and well-being programs as well as perks and recognition for employees. They work with 49,000 ...

Customer Success Stories: Salesforce Data Migration Services for Edgenet

Logo courtesy of http://www.edgenet.com/ Overview Edgenet is a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company that helps suppliers put their products onto a retailer’s website (i.e. Lowes). Edgenet formats the products in the correct form ...
Concurrent Microsoft 365

Customer Success: Microsoft 365 Cloud Solution for Concurrent

Logo courtesy of https://www.concurrent.com/ Overview Concurrent is a software company that provides storage solutions involving core Linux and Aquari storage wanted to migrate to Microsoft 365. # of Employees: 200-500 Location: Duluth, Ga ...

Customer Success Stories: Securing Scalability for a Residential Home Builder Through Pardot

  Overview A residential home builder that constructs high-end, luxury and customizable houses recently expanded to also build lower price point starter residential homes with fewer customized options. # of ...
Salesforce Einstein Support Center Customer Success Story

Success Story: Adding Value to a Leading Service Industry Support Center with Salesforce Einstein

Overview This omni-channel call center services company that provides “white glove” customer service to retailers. This includes customers being able to provide interactions with brands via website, email, live chat, ...
Case Study: First Class Salesforce Solutions for Travel Inc.

Case Study: First Class Salesforce Solutions for Travel Inc.

Overview Travel Inc. – an innovative travel management organization that provides “personalized consultations with travel executives, procurement, security and risk management and travelers” – was already using Salesforce, but it ...

Customer Success Story: How We Helped a World-Class Game Development Studio Leverage Custom Data Solutions

Overview A world-class independent game development studio hired us to help equip their team with the right data solutions that would allow them to create new standards for their respective ...

Customer Success Stories: ADDO Partners with AVS for Salesforce and Pardot Implementation

Overview ADDO (Latin for “inspire”) is a consulting agency that helps businesses and brands ideate and activate initiatives to enhance leadership and social impact. They create “ways for companies to ...

Atlanta Dream Center: Customer Success Story

Image courtesy of AtlDreamCenter.com Overview Atlanta Dream Center is a local non-profit organization that seeks to help men, women and children struggling with homelessness, poverty and sex trafficking. # of ...

Salesforce “Lightning” Winter ’17 Release Notes: Reports & Dashboards

In our previous article, we explored the general functional features improved by Salesforce’s latest release – which I like to call Lightning: The Definitive Edition. This latest Salesforce release offers a number ...
Salesforce Lightning Winter Release Notes

Salesforce “Lightning” Winter ’17 Release Notes: General Functionality

It has been a good summer. But now that winter is coming, it’s time to wake up, grab the hot cocoa and make the switch to Salesforce Lightning this Winter ...
Implementing Pardot 5 Factors

5 Important Considerations When Implementing Pardot

So you bought Pardot – now what?   Pardot is a robust marketing automation tool that offers marketers all the customer tracking and communication bells and whistles of their dreams. Before ...

5 Questions to Answer Before Implementing a Salesforce Community

Are you considering joining the millions of customers who have subscribed to Salesforce? Before you start trying to integrating the world’s #1 CRM, it’s important to stop for a few ...
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The Internet of Things and the Third Wave

The major technological periods in history have often come in waves – from the Stone Age to the Industrial Revolution to the Space Age. In more modern times, the First ...
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Compliance in the Cloud – HIPAA

Today many companies are looking to move their applications and workflows to the Cloud in order to realize benefits such as minimizing cost, reducing IT overhead, and enterprise scalability. Some ...
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Automating Salesforce for Your Benefit: Part 1 – Workflows

  Where would Salesforce be if it did not perform our desired tasks in the background? Better yet, where would we be? Webster defines automatic as “largely or wholly involuntary.” The automation ...
Business Intelligence Blog

Why Business Intelligence (BI) Tools Matter

Even with companies using a tool like Salesforce® to house a majority of their business processes, there are always other pieces of data that live outside of Salesforce. Business intelligence ...
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How to Visualize Sales Goals by Adding Targets to Salesforce Reports and Dashboards

It is no secret that visualization plays a key factor in one’s path to achieving their goals. Robert Collier, an inspirational writer and author of the bestseller The Secret of the ...
Documentation Process

5 Tips for Creating an Awesome Documentation Process

Let’s be honest…documentation is kind of a drag. The reality is that documenting a process for Salesforce, big data or IoT can be a daunting task, but more importantly, a ...
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3 Innovative Ways Big Data is Bringing the Future Into the Present

Since cloud computing emerged on the business scene, the technology has grown exponentially. Along with this unprecedented growth, there has emerged a new way of thinking about technology. One such ...
Salesforce Pardot Registered Partner

Ad Victoriam Solutions, a Salesforce partner, is now also a registered Pardot partner

  What it means to be a certified Pardot partner We’ve all heard the phrase – “There is no I in Team.”  To succeed, it takes not just a WE, ...

The Commoditization of the Data Warehouse

These are exciting times in the data and analytics world! The last couple of years have seen a surge in technologies and offerings that bring big-time data and analytics into ...

Stepping Stones Toward a Data Governance Framework, Part I

Salesforce administrators play a special role in companies: you have the opportunity to bring teams together to focus on what is most important to them – the customer. Just one ...
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Salesforce Shield Receives an Upgrade

Salesforce Shield™ was introduced in early 2015 as a simple tool that allows businesses to view their data, encrypt that data if necessary, and archive/review data values from up to ten ...
Hybrid Cloud Integration - Scalable and Affordable

Unlocking Affordable and Scalable Hybrid Cloud Integration

In this article, we will focus on how using Azure Logic Apps can provide an effective and affordable iPaaS solution for companies of any size - a Hybrid Cloud Integration. ...

Salesforce Shows Resilience in the Cloud Computing World

In recent months, a market-wide stock selloff has occurred amongst cloud computing companies, and the results have hit hard. Even big name companies like Salesforce felt the burn. It is speculated that ...
IOT Data

IoT Data Making Big Data Look Small

As the price of technology continues to level off, it’s likely we’ll continue to see an increase in objects that users want connected to the internet. This flood of internet-connected ...

3 Ways the Internet of Things Will Change Businesses

Whether or not you think you understand the Internet of Things (IoT), you’ve most likely familiarized yourself with it already. How, you may ask? If you own a FitBit (or ...

Facing the Facts: IoT Security Concerns and Solutions

The Internet of Things is without a doubt one of the most influential tools businesses can use to gather useful data and information, allowing for smarter business decisions and improved ...
SteelBrick Acquired by Salesforce

SteelBrick Acquired by Salesforce

It has been rumored for some time that Salesforce was considering acquiring SteelBrick, a company specializing in automated quote-to-cash software for businesses. Salesforce made the announcement at the end of 2015 that ...
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How IoT is Revolutionizing Healthcare

The recent rise in the popularity of fitness technology (i.e. smart watches and Fitbits) is beginning to show the impact that the “internet of things” (IoT) is having on the ...
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Ad Victoriam to Sponsor and Present at Southeast Dreamin’ Conference

This March, Ad Victoriam will be both sponsoring and presenting at the Southeast Dreamin’ Conference in Atlanta, Georgia! The conference will take place from March 9-10 and has been coordinated ...

Will Changing Wi-Fi Standards Help Utilize IoT Better?

Wi-Fi has certainly presented its share of problems – namely the ever-present threat of a shoddy connection and speeds that aren’t necessarily compatible with the connected devices that so many ...
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Cognitive Computing and the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly growing across various sectors of technology commonly used today, especially in terms of cognitive computing. As we’ll explore below, IoT is already being ...
Big Data Analytics

2015: The Year of Big Data Analytics

This year has been full of ups and downs, with many looking forward to a brand new start those New Year’s promises. One thing that’s clear: it has been a ...
Why Communication is Key: Integrating Your Data

Why Communication is Key: Integrating Your Data

Your business uses many applications and software already to bring in useful data to grow and better serve your customers. These applications, though they can be very different, can also ...

Major Players in the IoT Space, Pt. 4: A Review

If you’ve followed our “Major Players” series, you know that over the past few blog posts we’ve discussed new technologies and advancements that Salesforce®, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Microsoft ...

Major Players in the IoT Space, Pt. 3: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

In Part 1 of this blog series exploring the big players in the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution, we talked about how the “internet of things” refers to a network of objects ...

The Salesforce® Login Flow Cheat Sheet

What happens when you’re trying to get Login Flow to work properly for your business, but it keeps failing even after re-checking the in/output value of variables, user security level ...
Salesforce World Tour

Salesforce World Tour Stops off in Atlanta, Georgia

If there are any Salesforce geeks and gurus like us out there, then you already know that the Salesforce World Tour recently rolled into the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on ...

Major Players in the IoT Space, Pt. 2: Microsoft

The Internet of Things is all around us: sensors, various devices, data, and of course cloud services. Since Microsoft already commands one of the largest and most flexible cloud services, ...

Major Players in the IoT Space, Pt. 1: Salesforce®

In today’s forever growing Internet expansion, we’re coming across many new players in the Internet of Things (IoT) movement. With all of the new communicating devices that comprise the Internet ...
Big Data & IoT

The Internet of Things and How It Impacts Big Data

Technology is constantly evolving. Remember when mobile phones had antennas and looked like a brick? That wasn’t all that long ago in the grand scheme of things, yet we’ve come ...
Making Integration Simpler with an ESB

Making Integration Simpler with an ESB

For those who are new to the term ESB, here’s a crash course: Enterprise service bus (ESB) software works to help design and implement a line of communication across various programs ...
Trailhead Salesforce

Trailhead: Trekking through the Inner Workings of Salesforce®

So, you’ve decided that Salesforce® is the most efficient cloud-computing system for your business, and it’s time to start putting that technology into action. Incorporating any new software or technology ...

3 Reasons Why Netflix, Condé Nast, and Comcast All Employ AWS to Meet Their Cloud Computing Needs

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a wide array of solutions for business cloud computing needs. Comcast, Condé Nast and Netflix (among many others) all leverage AWS for many of their ...
4 Big Data Strategies that Can Improve Your Company

4 Big Data Strategies that Can Improve Your Company

Data is an essential part of most companies; however, in the last five years, data collection has evolved. Previously, companies would be required to collect their data daily and load ...
Cloud Computing Salesforce

How Salesforce® is Winning the Race to Cloud Superiority

Salesforce.com is kind of a big deal. In fact, the cloud-based enterprise software has been ranked in Bloomberg Businessweek’s number 2 spot on their list of 50 top performing companies in recent ...
Non-Profit Salesforce Project

Salesforce, Visual Flow and Black Bears: A Non-Profit Volunteering Trip I’ll Never Forget

I just got back from spending a week volunteering for 100 Fold Studio.  They are “a non-profit architecture firm providing affordable and innovative design services to charitable organizations around the ...
5 Steps to Creating a Killer Customer Survey

5 Steps to Creating a Killer Customer Survey

As a business manager in charge of making key decisions for your company, sending out customer surveys is one great sales strategy for gathering information about what your patrons want ...
business intelligence & cloud computing

A Glimpse into the Growth Pattern of Cloud Analytics

Developments in cloud systems, services and SaaS apps have come a long way in the last decade. Cloud-based analytics and intelligence are quickly becoming an integral part of many businesses ...
4 Strategies for Developing a Strong Cloud Infrastructure

4 Strategies for Developing a Strong Cloud Infrastructure

More companies today are turning to cloud computing, not just to help their businesses reach their customers easier but also to be competitive. Chances are, businesses who fail to embrace ...

Midwest Salesforce Dreamin’ Conference

David Litton, the Solutions Architect here at Ad Victoriam, recently spoke at the 2015 Midwest Dreamin’ Salesforce user conference in Chicago on the Navy Pier. This year’s conference, which took ...
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Welcome to Ad Victoriam’s Blog on Cloud Strategy, Data, Salesforce and more!

Welcome to the blog of Ad Victoriam Solutions, a leading IT strategy consulting firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA, specializing in cloud computing technology, cloud software integration, and Salesforce and data ...

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