Salesforce Governance

A few weeks ago I was part of a rather interesting conversation about Salesforce Governance: what it is, what does it entail, how to handle it. It was thanks to what’s known as SAIMA Group (breaking down the acronym here: Salesforce Architects In The Making). If how things are constructed interests you, the lens on Read more about Salesforce Governance[…]

Marketing Cloud Connected Campaigns

Some of you will already know that in Pardot there is officially a functionality called “Connected Campaigns”. This is functionality which is not quite yet available for its brother from another mother: Marketing Cloud. Personally, Marketing Cloud is its own beast… one that you should tame before it gets out of hand. Comparing super briefly Read more about Marketing Cloud Connected Campaigns[…]

No Power, no Party?

Debatable. Let me tell you my recent experience, I was out of electricity from Friday because of the Eunice & co storms in the UK. There was some serious damage around where I live, including some snapped cables, we had to stay put and hope for the best. Over the course of these days we Read more about No Power, no Party?[…]

Salesforce DevOps?! Part 2

In Part 1 we covered the basic concepts of what DevOps is. Now, these articles were inspired after finishing the book Accelerate, The Science of Lean Software and DevOps by Gene Kim, Jez Humble, and Nicole Forsgren. From the research of the State Of DevOps, they have learnt there are capabilities, as enablers, to build Read more about Salesforce DevOps?! Part 2[…]

Salesforce DevOps?! Part 1

I’ve read recently Accelerate, The Science of Lean Software and DevOps by Gene Kim, Jez Humble, and Nicole Forsgren. This book explains how DevOps emerged, to solve building secure, resilient, rapidly evolving distributed systems at scale; and which capabilities paradigm to focus on to continuously drive improvement. All research based from surveys from the State Read more about Salesforce DevOps?! Part 1[…]

Virtual Dreamin ’20

Who would have said that this conference would have arrived in such a timely manner?! Back at DF’19 I was profusely congratulating Rakesh, Amit and Jitendra for this idea of a community-led virtual conference. Back in May we had the first VirtualDreamin! In brief: 3 speaker tracks running over 24 hours, and completely free! So Read more about Virtual Dreamin ’20[…]

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[…]