Focus on People: Yash Arora – Solidifying Salesforce Experience through Certification

Yash is a Sales Operations Manager who has optimized crucial organizational processes using Salesforce. In his pursuit to be a certified Salesforce Admin, he learned that his Salesforce experience is already an edge, and studying for the exam unraveled further Salesforce knowledge that strengthens his current expertise. In this article, he also shared stories of his industry tenure, study habits for the certification, and his future career goals. I am… Read More

Focus on People: Yash Arora – Solidifying Salesforce Experience through Certification

The Reports and Dashboards Series: Filtering Knowledge Reports by Category

The long wait is finally over. The Salesforce Summer ’20 feature releases and updates are now implemented! To give you insights on how those new features work, we will be featuring the recent updates related to Reports and Dashboards in this blog series. Do you think one of your upvoted ideas made the cut? Here’s an overview of some of the Summer ’20 report update features: ​REPORTS & DASHBOARDS ​Filter… Read More

The Reports and Dashboards Series: Filtering Knowledge Reports by Category

Focus on People: Cary Walkin – Making the Impossible Possible

​As an accountant, Cary primarily uses Excel. After taking a new role as a Financial Systems Manager, he was introduced to Salesforce to do the job more efficiently. This pushed him to take Salesforce certifications, making him an in-house expert of the platform. He also shared here his preparations for the exam, the challenges while learning the platform, and how he leveraged his certifications to establish stronger process alignments across… Read More

Focus on People: Cary Walkin – Making the Impossible Possible

Batch Apex in Salesforce

There are a lot of declarative automation tools and features introduced by Salesforce in the recent past, which has considerably reduced the need for Apex code. But, to process a large number of records, developers still use the humble Batch Apex.What is Batch Apex?Batch Apex is used for processing a large number of records. Since the code is run asynchronously, the records are processed within platform limits. Once the batch… Read More

Batch Apex in Salesforce

Focus on People: Mark van Voornveld – Taking the Big Shift: From Microsoft to Salesforce

Mark van Voornveld is an IT professional with a 30-year career built around Microsoft Azure Stack and Dynamics. While relatively new for him, he chose to transition to Salesforce, seeing it as a fresh path to take and a good addition to his expertise. Here, he shared his professional journey, reasons for this transition, and his adjustments to a new CRM and the essential, non-technical skills that make an IT… Read More

Focus on People: Mark van Voornveld – Taking the Big Shift: From Microsoft to Salesforce

Salesforce Einstein: 24/7 At Your Service!

​ Sugar, spice, and ‘everything nice’? Salesforce almost has it all now that Einstein, the smart CRM assistant, is already at our service. Einstein was first introduced as part of the Salesforce Spring ‘17 release and is now a component of Salesforce core cloud products. This innovation was built for the Customer Success Platform to break down the complexity of artificial intelligence technology, helping customers leverage AI capabilities. It must… Read More

Salesforce Einstein: 24/7 At Your Service!

Salesforce: How It Started and How You Can Be Part of the “Ohana”

How did an innovative cloud platform become one of the world’s best CRM solutions?Salesforce has been bringing companies and customers together for over two decades. It began as a Software as a Service (SaaS) company. Salesforce is now the fifth-largest software company in the world. They leverage cloud technology and build a variety of applications for businesses to help better give them key insights into their services through analytics and… Read More

Salesforce: How It Started and How You Can Be Part of the “Ohana”

Apparent Gender Bias Hampers Women’s Career Progression in the Salesforce Ecosystem

by Zoë Morris Flexible and home working are the most desired employment benefits among women working with Salesforce, but their entitlement to these benefits is actually lower than their male counterparts. This is having an adverse effect on gender representation in the Salesforce ecosystem.Mason Frank’s annual salary survey is the largest independent exploration of Salesforce culture. As well as being useful for benchmarking salaries and learning the best education and… Read More

Apparent Gender Bias Hampers Women’s Career Progression in the Salesforce Ecosystem

4 Salesforce Exam Writing Tips to Achieve Salesforce Certification Success

by Cary Walkin Do you have your eye on a Salesforce Certification to advance your career? Perhaps it’s your first certification. Maybe you’re challenging yourself with a difficult certification. I’m a 6x Salesforce Certified professional who has had a career full of exams, and the tips in this guide have helped me and my team pass all of the Salesforce Certification exams that we’ve written. I wrote this guide to… Read More

4 Salesforce Exam Writing Tips to Achieve Salesforce Certification Success

Top 10 Tips for Taking a Salesforce Online Proctored Exam

So you’ve decided to take a Salesforce exam? Congratulations! You’re now one step closer to becoming a Salesforce certified professional. But with the COVID-19 outbreak, taking onsite examinations at a testing center are now not possible.Undergo a safer, more convenient option and take an online proctored exam instead. This is now the perfect time to take these tests especially if you’re worried about the online testing requirements. Because of the… Read More

Top 10 Tips for Taking a Salesforce Online Proctored Exam

Focus on People: Damian Galbally – Maximizing Sales with Salesforce

Damian Galbally became curious about the potential of Salesforce when he was met with some limitations while using it. In this interview, he talked about the challenges he had experienced and how these challenges had shaped the way he helps SMEs maximize Salesforce as a consultant for small businesses today. My name is Damian Galbally, and I am a consultant. My first contact with Salesforce was with a former company I… Read More

Focus on People: Damian Galbally – Maximizing Sales with Salesforce