Practical politics consists of ignoring facts.
This chapter is for all SFDC users, because they need to understand the political environment surrounding SFDC. Because budgets and system adoption are creatures of company politics, “working the system” is a key success factor during and after the implementation.
Technology is not the problem. According to a recent report1 by industry analyst Forrester Research, the problems of “aligning business strategy” and “managing change” were each twice as important as “technology” and “integration” in CRM projects. Even the problem of “executive commitment” was more important than any of the technology or product issues.
1. “How to Get Business and IT Executives ...