Exploited Dev Orgs
Talk about eating your own dogfood, here is Geoff Flynn, a Salesforce consultant, who is building Salesforce apps for parts of his daily life:
I’ve been thinking for awhile now if I can’t be happy with a solution in my life then why should I expect a client to pay for the same thing.
This rings really true to me: there are many Salesforce consultants who are never really Salesforce users, there is a lot to be gained by building apps for your own needs. You quickly begin to understand the complaints you hear from your clients/users.
His latest post covers using Salesforce to monitor patterns with a baby.