The CRM Architecture team meets weekly to discuss and establish standards and best practices, as well as overcoming challenges experienced as part of configuration, customization or custom development. This meeting provides a recap of activities that have occurred throughout the week amongst the various project teams.

Decision areas include:

  • The CRM development life cycle
  • Coding standards and code review
  • Data management
  • Testing scenarios and scripts
  • Upcoming releases and changes
  • Sandbox management
  • Security Profiles and Permissions
  • AppExchange product compatibility

Most recently, the CRM Architecture team completed the following:

  • Reviewed upcoming releases from Salesforce as well as TargetX and Advancement Connect
  • Categorized and Profiled data as part of Data
  • Management
  • Audited Change Logs
  • Managed Security Profiles in multiple sandbox environments

Frequent and transparent communication is an integral piece to ensure success of any enterprise implementation and the CRM Architecture team collaborates closely to achieve that vision. As with any project of this magnitude, unplanned challenges surface routinely but the team works diligently to address them in a timely manner.

Team Members (Pictured, left to right):

  • Ary Moreira — Applications Developer
  • Thom Clark — Senior Applications Developer
  • Holly Slocum — Manager, Applications Development
  • Jim Raber — Director, Information Services
  • Cassa Reeder — Lead Applications Developer
  • Mike Papania — Project Manager, Information Services
  • David Porter — Applications Developer
  • Barb McClintick — Project Manager, Information Services
  • Cindy Roberts — Lead Applications Developer
  • Jackie Jimison-Bues — Business Systems Analyst
  • Sameer Jaleel — Director, Enterprise Application Services
  • Kim Homsher — Business Systems Analyst
  • Shelley Sherwin — Senior Project Manager, Information Services
  • Dawn Sharnsky — Project Manager, Information Services

Not Pictured:

  • Altai Otgonyin — Team Leader, Information Services
  • Kevin Hulick — Senior Database Analyst
  • Becky Benya — Lead Applications Developer
  • Jonathan Prenosil — Senior Business Systems Analyst