Awesome Admin to Application Architect …And Beyond! [Video]

For this week’s post, I wanted to share a recording of a talk I’ve delivered at a few Salesforce events in 2017. The talk is all about the Salesforce Architect Journey, with a particular focus on why I believe that the architect track is a truly valid one for us administrators to consider. Wondering whether Read more about Awesome Admin to Application Architect …And Beyond! [Video][…]

Dreamforce Digest #4: Final Thoughts, Videos and Farewells

Here we are with our final digest of the annual Salesforce megafest, AKA Dreamforce! For some of us this was our regular escape off to San Francisco for the learning event of the year – the equivalent intake of knowledge to an MBA degree in the space of four days – but for our Dreamforce Read more about Dreamforce Digest #4: Final Thoughts, Videos and Farewells[…]

Dreamforce Digest #2: The Future of Flow …and the Roadmap for the Rest

In the second part of our Dreamforce Digest series, I wanted to share some information about what’s on Salesforce’s roadmap for the coming releases. For me, this is probably the biggest benefit I get out of Dreamforce each year: attending roadmap talks and the ever-popular True to the Core session with Parker Harris, Shawna Wolverton, Read more about Dreamforce Digest #2: The Future of Flow …and the Roadmap for the Rest[…]

Dreamforce Digest #1: My my my – Salesforce gets personal

The dust has settled after yet another Dreamforce, giving us the chance to breathe and attempt to descramble everything we heard, saw and learnt. So here are our headlines… “We Are All Trailblazers” The overarching theme this year at Dreamforce was “We Are All Trailblazers”. Now who would have guessed just how iconic the “Trailblazer” hoody Read more about Dreamforce Digest #1: My my my – Salesforce gets personal[…]

Why is Salesforce Awesome?

It made sense for me to have my first official post as a SalesforceWeek.ly teamy about why I have chosen Salesforce as my career. Well, it all started once upon a time… I was helping a company on an interim placement with their CRM roadmap, we had a great (and relatively newly appointed) CEO that Read more about Why is Salesforce Awesome?[…]

Introducing the NEW Salesforce Weekly …and Ines Garcia!

Well, hello there, you! And welcome, welcome, WELCOME, to the new and improved Salesforce Weekly! We are delighted to be able to relaunch this site with two massive improvements. Firstly, you’ll notice we’ve redecorated the place. We hope you like the new look. But, most importantly, our writing team has grown to three, with the Read more about Introducing the NEW Salesforce Weekly …and Ines Garcia![…]

Where to find Salesforce Weekly at Dreamforce 2017

Whether you’re lucky enough to be joining us in San Francisco for this year’s Dreamforce, or whether you’re already looking forward to catching up on the session recordings online, this is where you can find your Salesforce Weekly authors in action this year… Make the Jump to Lightning …And Get It Right First Time Mike Read more about Where to find Salesforce Weekly at Dreamforce 2017[…]

Release In Action: Winter ’18 [Video]

Yesterday, Mike and I took part in our thrice-yearly challenge to get our two sets of kids to stay quiet just long enough for us to get through a webinar presentation without too many screams. And that can only mean one thing: it’s Salesforce release time! Yes, we were thrilled to be invited once more Read more about Release In Action: Winter ’18 [Video][…]

Why Lightning Experience is like Brussels Sprouts

“Hello, my name is Chris Edwards, and I never used to like Brussels sprouts.” It’s not the most traditional opening line for a user group presentation, I will admit, but this is how I began my talk to the London Admin User Group earlier tonight. So why was I stood there, sweating in the London heat on Read more about Why Lightning Experience is like Brussels Sprouts[…]

My DreamOlé Highlights

Last night I returned from a trip to Madrid to attend the first community-led Salesforce event in Spain: DreamOlé. I had decided to attend this event instead of this year’s World Tour stop in London (for the reasons I outlined in this post) and I can tell you that I was extremely pleased with my decision! Read more about My DreamOlé Highlights[…]