Research firm Forrester Consulting said the deployment of Salesforce Lightning will improve productivity, enhance returns and reduce costs to enterprises.
Forrester found that an organization deploying Lightning will drive greater productivity and faster time-to-market for application development obtained a return on investment (ROI) of 341 percent over three years.
Forrester’s results said there will be significant cost savings and business benefits for sales organizations, application developers and IT departments that have deployed Lightning – boosting productivity by up to 25 percent and cutting time-to-market for applications nearly in half.
Organization saved more than $1.5 million by deploying Lightning Experience, saving end users in sales organizations more than an hour a week in productivity.
Organization saved more than $1 million by using the Lightning Platform’s component-based framework to build apps without writing code, resulting in faster time-to-market for enterprise apps by up to 50 percent.
Organization reduced application developer turnover rates by up to 80 percent saving more than $165,000 in hiring costs.
Lightning Transition Toolkit apps will assist Salesforce customers to navigate their digital transformation on Lightning.
What clients speak
JLL, a professional services firm targeting real estate and investment management, moved to Sales Cloud Lightning to create a simplified sales process and user experience. The transition increased Salesforce adoption among JLL’s sales team, empowering them to build custom apps specific to their goals and business needs.
Autodesk, a provider of 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, is in the process of transitioning to Lightning, streamlining and modernizing the Salesforce user interface to ensure that admins, developers and end users can innovate and collaborate faster.