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A Focus on Apps: Jitterbit and FormAssembly

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Dancing with Jitterbit

All inquiry and application activity at Allegheny College lives in Salesforce, but at the admit stage, records cross over to the SIS, Ellucian Colleague. Learn how Allegheny was able to use the free Jitterbit Data Loader to build a two-way bridge between Colleague and Salesforce and find ways to leverage their campus-wide reporting tool to supplement Salesforce’s reporting tool.

Jason Ramsey

Jason Ramsey, Associate Director of IT, Allegheny College

Jason Ramsey is associate director of IT at Pennsylvania-based Allegheny College, which placed number one on the 2012 U.S. News & World Report’s “Up-and-Coming Liberal Arts College” list. He has ten years of experience with Datatel/Ellucian Colleague, specifically in the Enrollment arena. He has a passion for clean data, IT governance and turning unused railroad beds into bicycle trails.

5 Steps to More Powerful Forms with FormAssembly and Salesforce

Forms are the fundamental way that users communicate on the web. Designing an effective form system for your organization takes planning and thorough knowledge of the available tools. Although there are several 3rd party form builders that allow you send data into Salesforce, none has such a robust connector to Salesforce as FormAssembly. Learn why this is such a powerful tool and what value it brings. You’ll hear about its limitations as well as its capabilities.

Alex Messinger

Alex Messinger, Co-director of Distance Education,
University of Vermont

Alex Messinger is co-director of Distance Education at the University of Vermont Continuing and Distance Education. In 2011 he learned what the acronym “CRM” meant. By January of 2012 he led his department in the implementation of their first CRM: Salesforce. Prior to University of Vermont, he has worked as an instructional designer, Learning Management Systems administrator, web programmer, customer service manager, and elementary school teacher. When he isn’t spending time with his family, he is likely to be dreaming about telemark skiing in fresh powder.