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Dreamforce: Top 5 Take-a-ways! A select group of our team leaders and Salesforce experts attended multiple sessions and key presentations at Dreamforce. After returning from the event, we polled our team and pulled together their “Top 5” hot topics from this year’s event. Lightning: Salesforce Lightning is not going away! Lightning releases include; Custom theming and […]

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Dreamforce Experience Heading to Dreamforce? Get the most out of it! We asked our Dream Team of Salesforce experts–with a combined 40+ trips to Dreamforce under their belts–for their top tips and tricks to help YOU get the most from your Dreamforce experience! Check out their “Top 5” recommendations: Top 5 Tips for Attending Dreamforce […]

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Geocoding Features Alexa: Check out Salesforce’s New Geocoding Features A few weeks ago, I was at my brother-in-law’s house checking out their Amazon Echo.  The kids were having a blast playing tunes and adding items to the shopping list.  Okay, maybe it wasn’t just the kids. I picked up an Echo and began tinkering with Alexa, Echo’s version […]

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Considerations When Architecting A Solution Salesforce Solutions When architecting a solution one needs to be sensitive to develop something manageable and sustainable while leveraging the appropriate technology for the task. Salesforce continues to push the envelope at a fast pace delivering platform enhancements to leverage for solutions.  Therein lies a challenge, how does one keep up […]

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Change Management Process (Part 2) Salesforce Summer Release In Salesforce Change Management Process (Part 1), we touched on Environments and how to structure them. In Part 2, we will discuss deployment methods. There are multiple deployment methods available for Salesforce administrators and developers. This post will focus on Change Sets and Force.com Migration Tools. Change Sets […]

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Enterprise Wide CRM When discussing enterprise wide CRM with our clients, the conversation routinely turns to the concept of Single Customer View.  As you probably already know, each organization will naturally want to be a little different in their approach to realizing a unified CRM. However, based on the conversations we’ve had with our clients, […]

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Keys to Customer Buy-In Salesforce / CRM Implementations The father of a very good friend of mine passed away recently. While I didn’t know her dad very well, I knew he had a great relationship with his three daughters, his sons-in-law, and his grandchildren.  As I looked through the collage of pictures traditionally displayed at a […]

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Multiple Object Picklists Salesforce Campaigns In Salesforce fields are object specific. Standard fields and any custom fields you may create are contained within the object. Sure, you can use formula fields to display the values of those fields on other objects, and you can use lookups to access the data from another object, but when […]

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