Let’s Talk About Common Ground - Part 1

The good news, the bad news...and the ugly truth. Part 1 of 3: The history.

This is part one of a three-part series on Common Ground. Check out part two and part three.


Before joining the KELL team in January 2012, I worked for Convio. In 2007, my friend and manager Tom Krackeler asked me to join the core team of folks to develop the business plan and product strategy for a project to be known as Aikido which would be built on the platform. This project is something Tom and I had been discussing for a long time, ever since we learned the was going to open their platform for development. I graciously accepted the assignment and began working hard to bring Aikido to market.

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3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Attend Dreamforce

In a couple of months, from November 18-21, Salesforce will host the world's largest technology conference in San Francisco called Dreamforce. Every year, Salesforce offers deeply discounted registration to nonprofit organizations. Still, organizations have to account for the time and travel expense and it can be a tough sell when budgets are tight. So why should a nonprofit plan to attend to Dreamforce?

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    We take a look at the latest Salesforce apps for nonprofits

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    Our take on the latest news from the Salesforce Foundation

  • Dreamforce

    The world's largest technology conference hosted by Salesforce

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    A look inside KELL and at our fabulous team of superheroes.

  • Best Practices

    Our clients ask a lot of great questions! They want their Salesforce data to provide answers. It's our job to make the technology provide the answers quickly and efficiently. These solutions have helped us to develop hundreds of best practice solutions for nonprofits using Salesforce.