Kenandy Sessions at #DF16

Have you decided which Dreamforce sessions you’re attending? We’ve organized a list of featured Kenandy presentations by day. The Kenandy Cloud ERP team and our customers are involved in a lot of presentations this year, add some to your agenda!


AppExchange for Manufacturing Part 1: Back-Office Transformation with Salesforce

1:00 PM – 1:40 PM, Palace Hotel, Telegraph Hill

Manufacturing companies have relied on Salesforce for years to help sales, marketing, and service departments better engage with customers. With Salesforce Manufacturing and Salesforce partners, you can transform the back office as well. Join us to hear from Salesforce manufacturing executives, including Bruce Richardson, Chief Strategist, as well as Salesforce manufacturing customers. They will discuss how today is manufacturers take advantage of a new breed of enterprise cloud software, built natively on the Salesforce AppCloud platform, to improve the entire customer experience, and connect the back office with the front office business processes.

  • Brent Floyd, ISV Director, Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Salesforce
  • Achyut Jajoo, Salesforce
  • Charlie Merrow, CEO, Merrow Sewing Machine Company
  • Bruce Richardson, Chief Enterprise Strategist, Market Strategy Group, Salesforce

AppExchange for Manufacturing Part 2: Solutions to Run Your Back-Office

2:00 PM – 2:40 PM, Palace Hotel, Telegraph Hill
As a follow-on session in this two part series, our panel of live customers will examine common challenges faced by manufacturing and distribution companies that are reaping the rewards of moving off of legacy, on-premise systems to manage mission-critical back-office business processes, including product development, order management/fulfillment, product compliance, warranty management, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

  • Brent Floyd, ISV Director, Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Salesforce
  • Scott Johnson, Sr. Director, Planning and Fulfillment, SolarCity
  • Jan Meise, CEO, AMS, Technologies AG
  • Charlie Merrow, CEO, Merrow Sewing Machine Company
  • Bruce Richardson, Chief Enterprise Strategist, Market Strategy Group, Salesforce
  • Stephen Simons, Principal Restyn, LLC

Unlock and Mobile-ize Your Manufacturing Back Office

5:00 PM – 5:40 PM, InterContinental Hotel, Ballroom A-B

Today’s manufacturers are constrained by legacy and ERP systems which are neither mobile- nor collaboration-enabled. This is significantly reducing their ability to increase the speed and agility of their business. In this session, hear from successful manufacturers who are leveraging the Salesforce Unlock ERP solution to mobile-ize their back office data to drive collaboration across their demand and supply chains.

  • Michael Adams, Manufacturing Excellence Leader, Procter & Gamble
  • Michael Hughes, Plant Manager, Proctor & Gamble
  • Tony Kratovil, Salesforce
  • Charlie Merrow, CEO Merrow Sewing Machine Company



Lightning Components and Redux: A Predictable State Container for Lightning Apps

9:30 AM – 10:10 AM, Moscone West, 2024

Redux is a Predictable State Container for Single Page Applications created by Dan Abramov. While originally created for use with Facebook’s React view library, it is a pattern that can be adapted for use with any modern Javascript SPA framework. Enter: Lightning Components. Redux uses three principles to take the ever growing complexity of your application state, and give it a zen simplicity. This session will go over the principles of Redux, and how they can be integrated into Lightning Component development. Mark Masterson, Lead Applications Engineer, Kenandy

IoT Innovation: Building Smart Manufacturing for Today and Tomorrow 

12:00 PM – 12:40 PM, InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, Union Square

IoT is all about being connected – the impetus behind connecting people, places, and things is to provide vast increases in efficiency, product quality, and customer satisfaction. At a recent World Economic Forum survey, 88% of respondents were overwhelmed by IoT’s impact on their underlying business models and long-term implications. Join us as Blue Clover Devices’ CFO, Eddie Chen, discusses how you can start future-proofing your company and claiming your share of the enormous IoT market using Salesforce and cloud ERP provider Kenandy.

  • Rod Butters, CTO, President of Products and Services, Kenandy
  • Eddie Chen, CFO, Mango Mountains
  • Charlie Isaacs, CTO for the Internet of Things, Salesforce



From Corsets to IoT Smart Clothing

9:00 AM – 9:40 AM, InterContinental Hotel, Ballroom A-B

How does a 180-year-old family-owned business in a small New England town revolutionize a 19th-Century industry, sell around the world, create six new businesses in two weeks, and partner with MIT on a groundbreaking IoT initiative ? Charlie Merrow will tell the story of how the Merrow Sewing Machine Company used 21st Century technology to connect in new ways with its customers, measure company performance in real-time, and integrate with its customers’ journey to revolutionize the way they manage and run their companies. Charlie Merrow, CEO Merrow Sewing Machine Company

Building a Support Model Using Communities for your App

10:00 AM – 10:40 AM, Park Central Hotel, City

Congratulations! You’ve successfully launched your application and customers are starting to need support. Join us to learn how to create a seamless support model for your customers by using Customer Communities. In this session, we will discuss how to integrate single sign-on, implement self-service knowledge, collaboration and case deflection to provide a great customer experience and help drive down support costs.

  • Stewart Florsheim, SVP, Training and Content Development, Kenandy
  • Segun De Silva, Success Manager, Partner Premier Success, Salesforce

Kenandy Cloud ERP: Running Your Business on Salesforce

11:30 AM – 11:50 AM, Moscone South, Partner Theater 4

Join us to walk through a live demo to see how Kenandy’s architecture allows organizations to modify business processes and user experience, including screens, dashboards, and even the device.

  • Rohan Patel, Director, Business Consulting, Kenandy

Top ISV Architects Panel

3:30 PM – 4:10 PM, Park Central Hotel, Partner Lodge Theater

Join this panel discussion with some of our top ISV architects, moderated by the Salesforce Technical Evangelist team, to hear insights and best practices. Bring your tough questions. This session is for product managers, architects, and developers.

  • Andrew Fawcett, CTO, FinancialForce
  • Daniel Peter, Lead Applications Engineer, Kenandy
  • Ravi Ravichandran, ISV Technical Evangelist, Salesforce

Building ISV Apps with + Heroku

4:00 PM – 4:40 PM Park Central Hotel, Stanford

Join us for a crash course on leveraging the Heroku platform as part of your App. Discover the latest Heroku innovations and hear success stories of ISVs leveraging + Heroku to build awesome applications for their customers. This session is primarily for business development, product managers, and developers (ISV Partners).

  • Lynn Cohen, ISV Technical Evangelist, Salesforce
  • Sunil Murali, Sr. Applications Engineer, Kenandy
  • Abe Pursell, Platform Business Development, Salesforce




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