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  1. Adding a route to a SF user's calendar

    We would like the possibility for a user to affect a route to another user calendar in Salesforce. By specifying a day the whole route would be added to the user calendar with the time specified in the route.

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  2. Add Geopointe map to records in SF

    This might already be possible and I just can't find it? We'd like to be able to use the Geopointe map from our SF records (e.g. replace the native map icon on contact records with the Geopointe map). We have this ability in the desktop version of SF, but not in SF1. For example, from a contact record in the desktop version of SF we have a Map button, that when selected, drives the user to a Geopointe map centered on the contact record we just left. However, in SF1, we have a native mobile map icon that does not…

    10 votes
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    Understood. We only have so much control in Salesforce1, but will begin to have more and more over time. One option now is a “mobile card” that exists on a page layout. We’ll look into it and see if the map from the web version can simply be enabled for mobile and, if not, look into a mobile option.

  3. Specify Actions for Datasets

    Actions are control by object data. Create a method to limit actions to specific datasets. When mapping specific data on the map, allow actions to execute on the specific data matching the action. i.e. Allow actions on data for a reps territory but not allow actions on all data.

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  4. Is it possible for an superior to show which routes his team has for today on the same map.

    Is it possible for an superior to show which routes his team has for today on the same map. For example:

    Tijmen is the Senior accountmanager
    Bram and Rob are the Junior accountmanagers

    Tijmen would like to view what the planning is for today. On this moment he wants to see in the map his own route. But he would also like to add the routes of Bram and Rob. So he would know in which zone which accountmanager is available.

    He would see on the map thee routes, the route of himself, Bram and Rob. If it is possible…

    10 votes
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    needs more feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Mapping  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Identify accounts along route (ie define a route and then show accounts, opposite of identify accounts and plot a route)

    The idea is, if I'm driving from X to Y show me all accounts not far from that route. One could fake it with a shape search but this would be cleaner and faster.

    3 votes
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  6. route times

    We use servicemax for salesforce which assigns work orders to technicians with a scheduled start time. Work orders are a custom salesforce object. We would like to see the ability to use the scheduled times from the mapped work order object to create a route by technician.

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  7. Refresh Results from Actions

    We have several actions that change the data on the records displayed. We would like to see the ability to refresh the results after firing a custom action. Or have a button to refresh the data in the results grid.

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  8. Stylize Map to Black & White for better visibility of markers

    I'd like the ability to have the road-based map stylized in black and white for better visibility of the markers. I know that OpenMaps has this option, not sure if I've seen this in Google's native API, but I have seen this desaturation trick work:

    http://jsfiddle.net/alan1986/R5PXH/1/

    This really makes the markers "pop" but you do not lose the usefulness of the roads/boundaries.

    2 votes
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    Love the idea. The consideration on our end is that Google has limitation on how many styled maps are loaded in a day. While I don’t see this as a huge use case, it’s what we have to consider before just implementing this.

  9. Need Full-screen View

    Our Sales managers keep defaulting to Google Earth so I asked them why?


    • 1) Full-screen - they like the large full screen in Earth and say Geopointe screen is too small/confined..


    • 2) Distant Measurement - they have to measure distances between selected points


    Currently I'm having to export a bunch of KML exports from Geopointe on a weekly basis, so they can view SF data in Earth..

    2 votes
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  10. Sales Territory Realignment, Reassignment, and Optimization

    Create several additional features, but all striving towards similar objectives:


    1. Optimize the number and placement (territory boundaries) of sales associates according to account potential|prospects|accounts and constrained by workload|call time, travel time, and drivability, while simultaneously minimizing account disruption.


    2. Quickly lasso (or polygon select) accounts/markers on a map and provide summary information/analytics on those accounts.


    3. Apply what-if analysis/scenario-building/ad-hoc “digging” with respect to re-drawing territories. Concretely, plot accounts and prospects for associate A and B and then let me tag (or lasso select) a subset of accounts from associate A and see “what happens” as a result of assigning that subset to…

    29 votes
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. Ability to show multiple routes on the same map

    It would be helpful to be able to show multiple routes on the same map, so for example if I wanted to share with someone where I'll be next week, I can share a map with the 5 routes showing.

    9 votes
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    needs more feedback  ·  3 comments  ·  Mapping  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Demographics

    Add Demographics (e.g. US census data) to Spacial key.

    3 votes
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    needs more feedback  ·  0 comments  ·  Analytics / SpatialKey  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. export to csv using multibytes

    I have noticed that when using the export to cvs button, it export the data without using multibytes, letter with accent (é,è,à,...) in names, streets, cities for international customers are replace by wierd characters. Could you please update this function as it would be a major improvment for us?

    2 votes
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  15. Sorting chart results by record count

    It would be nice to be able to sort the charted results by record count; current default is alphabetical I believe. Sorting records high to low and low to high would be useful.

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  16. External layers allow browse to hard drive

    I have KML files on my hard drive and don't want to use an external url for mapping. I would like the opportunity to browse for a KML file

    4 votes
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  17. Partner with a data provider for lead gen

    I think you should partner with a 3rd party data provider (similar to Data.com) so you can map your existing records as well as search for new ones to easily build a pipeline.

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  18. Add ability to lookup a Salesforce record directly from tha map

    It would be nice to have the ability to somehow lookup a Salesforce record directly from the map so it could be added to a route

    3 votes
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  19. Add option do remove markers from the maps after they are added to the route.

    This would help when creating routes using big datasets (not allowing to add duplicates)

    21 votes
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  20. Enable printing of a mapped dataset

    We have many users who would like to print out a mapped dataset (without having to map a route and save to pdf, etc.). They use the print out as a reference while they work in other applications, etc. They'd like to be able to print right from the map and get something similar to the attached.

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