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10 Benefits of Implementing AppOpps for IT Teams

Zoe Burris

August 10, 2021

Often, when it comes to implementing changes in Salesforce, it isn’t until you have to make one that you discover breakdowns and bottlenecks that keeps your team from performing optimally. Prodly AppOps is all about enabling you through an easy-to-use UI that is built to empower admins and keep your team supported by sound governance, effective change management, and give you the data that helps you use your resources wisely.

Here are just a few of the benefits of employing AppOps to create a proactive team:

#1: Improved change management

From applying a governance framework to set strategic objectives for your instance to optimizing the change request and delivery process, AppOps supports you in improving your workflows based on reliable data. Starting with your strategic approach to change management, AppOps seeks to simplify the process of change with a bias towards declarative changes that keeps admins in the driver’s seat of handling appropriate requests. 

#2: Time savings

Frequent silos and exhausted project timelines cost your team more than just money and productivity. AppOps closes the gap in your governance strategy by automating the deployment process for your Salesforce administrators. This can save hours or even days of time wasted during the release cycle. Do your team the favor of harnessing an agile approach to Salesforce changes with AppOps. 

#3: Improved quality assurance

Are you set up to handle quality assurance properly? How about handling automatic regression testing and rollbacks seamlessly? When you’re working with change requests from your users, you need a tool that’s going to support your team in ensuring that every request is fulfilled properly, from intake to completion. 

#4: Reliable auditability

Auditability is perhaps the most important part of working with customer requests and maintaining the health of your Salesforce org. Without it, it would be difficult to track whether a process is working effectively, whether resources are being used to the best of their ability or if there needs to be a complete system overhaul. AppOps Release gives you the ability to track every change so you can go back and see exactly who changed what and when. AppOps places the auditing process at the crux of how you control and manage your change workflows.

#5: Sandbox optimization

Is your company using your Salesforce sandboxes to its full capacity? Most companies aren’t. With AppOps you can refresh painlessly and seamlessly keep your sandboxes in sync with production. You can also reduce the frequency and impact of bugs and errors in your production orgs. AppOps gives you the power to use your sandboxes effectively as well as create a reliable connection between your data and your team.

#6: Reduced data errors 

The frustration of duplicate data and missing object relationships when manually deploying Salesforce records between orgs is immeasurable against the satisfaction of working with AppOps. AppOps is unique in being able to provide this level of reliability, efficiency and flexibility. This is a tool that’s designed with all of the possibilities, for your team in mind, with the reliability and data-based efficiency known for results. 

#7: Increased throughput of changes

As your team’s usage of Salesforce grows, so should your tools for managing those changes. The low-code shift has given business analysts, project managers, and business operations managers the power to drive changes and improve processes right alongside Salesforce administrators and developers. The clicks-not-code approach of AppOps means increasing the velocity and pace of releases. With AppOps, anyone on the team can be a part of the change management process while still following best practices for governance. 

#8: Happier users 

The point of strategic governance is to bring a more quality product to your end user. Implementing AppOps means that your end user gets changes faster. Your Salesforce admins will have much less busy work and move through their project timelines more efficiently. Your developers will also appreciate being more challenged with projects that fall within their skill set. AppOps is all about ensuring deployments that occur correctly every time, while allowing your team to optimize building, testing, and delivering the next release.

#9: Problems are handled more proactively

Instead of being a reactive team, AppOps empowers you to move toward proactive methodologies that help you eliminate wasteful processes and optimize those that work well. Doing the work in the beginning helps to reduce the chances of silos and bottlenecks that could have been avoided with proper planning, and by automating repetitive tasks in the release process. 

#10: Eliminate ineffective silos

Without software to support, track, and monitor the status and progress of customer requests and other projects your team handles, it is common for there to be serious breakdowns in communication. This leads to silos and backups that leaves your team loaded with unfinished projects and saddles efficiency. AppOps gives everyone the ability to safely make Salesforce improvements within the defined change processes. Treat your team to the next level of change management, the low-code option that empowers admins and strengthens IT team’s strategic leadership.

Managing low-code platforms with low-code tools is the trend for IT teams looking to increase efficiency and deliver quality changes to end users faster. The foundation of your Salesforce change management strategy should be backed by a tool that addresses each project independently to assess the path through production. Interested in taking Prodly AppOps for a test drive? Schedule a demo today.