We are a Chicago-based Product Development Outsourcer (PDO) that specializes in creating Salesforce ISV apps.
We began our journey in 2006 when our founder launched MyLoanBiz, a mortgage-specific CRM solution that was one of the first offerings through Salesforce's ISV partner program. In 2009, we turned our attention to helping others design and build Salesforce-based commercial apps full-time and Appiphony was born.
Having "walked the path" as one of the first ISVs, we have built an extraordinarily deep knowledge of the Salesforce App Cloud platform. This expertise extends beyond technical know-how into wider issues ISVs encounter when launching their app and supporting their customers.
Values are what we value.
Over time, Appiphony has transitioned from a predominately skills-based view of our employees to one where we utilize values to determine who we hire, promote, reward and let go. We have recognized that skills can be learned, but values are a significantly better indicator of who will create the outcomes we desire.
You strive to be a true craftsperson by gaining comprehensive knowledge or skill, and you take pride in the work you do
You accept a task and take responsibility for it; you are accountable
You start by asking "why" in order to get context, understand the goal, and avoid unnecessary waste
You seek to understand others and their situation by any means available to you
You don't approach any non-trivial task without planning
You actively listen, engage and manage expectations
You consider new perspectives even if they run contrary to long held beliefs
You make time to help colleagues and proactively share information with others
You are continuously looking for ways to improve the teams approach to things and are willing to share your thoughts with others
You take the complex and break it down into clear parts that can be easily understood