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Introducing… Salesforce Surveys!

Following Mike’s recent round-up of some of his favourite Spring ’18 features, I wanted to dive in to one of my faves, that Mike so cruelly and inexplicably left out last week – Surveys. Yes, Spring ’18 brings with it the first look at a fully native way of creating, sending, and analysing surveys on Read more about Introducing… Salesforce Surveys![…]

Release In Action: Spring ’18 [Video]

We wave goodbye to another successful set of Release Readiness Webinars with the Trailblazer Community team. This time we added a couple of new twists – the first twist opens the door to our new Salesforce Weekly writer, as the wonderful Ines steps into Chris’s shoes for the first time, adding her unique touch and Read more about Release In Action: Spring ’18 [Video][…]

Being More Agile

A new year comes with new year resolutions and new release logos. Clearly the theme here must be about being Agile. Every individual and organisation can benefit from becoming more agile in 2018. In 2006 Salesforce made the switch from a waterfall approach to agile in order to improve productivity within a growing global engineering team. Read more about Being More Agile[…]

The Salesforce Weekly Awards – 2017

Welcome to 2018, and welcome to the first Salesforce Weekly post of this new year! It’s traditional in early January to do a couple of things: set yourself a resolution for the new year, and look forward to make some predictions about what the next twelve months will bring. Well, so far, your Salesforce Weekly Read more about The Salesforce Weekly Awards – 2017[…]

12 days of Salesforce Christmas

On the first day of Christmas Salesforce sent to me Astro dressed as Yeti On the second day of Christmas Salesforce sent to me Two camps of people… Admins and Developers   On the third day of Christmas Salesforce sent to me Three Releases every year… Spring, Summer and Winter On the fourth day of Read more about 12 days of Salesforce Christmas[…]

Happy DXmas! What is DX?

Happy DXmas, Everyone! But What Is SalesforceDX? Here’s a riddle that you probably *won’t* be finding in your Christmas Cracker this year: What’s the difference between traditional monolithic org development and modular artifact development? Tough question, right?! But let’s not get scared yet, first things first: Context. In Summer ‘17 we got the beta release Read more about Happy DXmas! What is DX?[…]

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[…]

MVP Party

Dreamforce Digest #3: My first Dreamforce

@dreamOle__c #MVP close to the stage before keynote pic.twitter.com/LemGmscev8 — Agustina García (@agarciaodeian) November 6, 2017 In one line: it was insane! I actually took some days to visit San Fran as it was my first time there, and it’s a super foodie place! My favourite? So far it’s Tommy’s Joynt. If you’re planning a Read more about Dreamforce Digest #3: My first Dreamforce[…]