As we begin a new year full of resolutions and desires for personal and professional improvement, I thought it fitting to start a new series. In this 5-part series titled “Becoming a Well Rounded Admin”, we will cover topics which are key for any Administrator looking to grow in their knowledge of Salesforce, and become […]Read more "Volunteering – Becoming a Well Rounded Admin: Part 1"
As New Years rapidly approaches, many of us are preparing our new list of resolutions, trying not to get too depressed about the fact that we didn’t accomplish anything on last years list! Joining a gym and getting into shape is usually the number one goal at the start of each year for most people, […]Read more "Personal Training – Salesforce Style"
User adoption is key to the success of any new program, including a CRM such as Salesforce.com. As I wrap up the last part of the Sales Cloud implementation with my organization, I am noticing quite a bit of grumbling from the troops on the front line which cover a whole range of topics. Thankfully, […]Read more "3 Tools to Improve User Adoption"
Chatter recently celebrated it’s 2nd birthday and around that same timeframe, I “turned it on” so to speak in my organization. The reviews has been mixed, and the feedback not so glowing from some. However, I think that we all know that the Social Enterprise is here to stay. So, how do you make a […]Read more "Calculating ROI on the Social Enterprise"
National Lampoon Vacation is one of my favorite movies! In one scene, Clark Griswold is pulled over by a police officer because Dinky’s leash and collar was attached to the bumper but Dinky was no where to be found! Clark was so excited to get to Wally World that he forgot to make sure Dinky […]Read more "The Clark Griswold Effect"
Administrators are usually so focused on the big projects and tasks at hand, that we often forget about the little things. That is unfortunate because sometimes the little things can make a big difference. While flashy features like Chatter are great for users, we cannot forget about the basics – those things that actually help […]Read more "3 Easy Ways to Make Your Salesforce Org More User Friendly"
Deploying Salesforce for Outlook to your Salesforce users is no easy task! It is cumbersome, messy and sometimes a royal pain in the you know where! But, through trail and error, I have found some helpful tips and tricks to making the roll-out as smooth as possible. Learn the Application In order to have a […]Read more "Deploying Salesforce for Outlook: What I Learned"
Some of the fondest memories I have as a child were the school field trips! I remember thinking that the best field trips of all would be on the Magic School Bus, but since that wasn’t possible, the next best trip was to Smithsonian Museum! Being a history nut, I truly loved seeing Abraham Lincoln’s top hat with […]Read more "Admin Hero App Review: Qandor Field Trip"
User adoption is a huge issue for many organizations and the key to proving Salesforce ROI. Having an available support system for your users is a very necessary structure to put into place.Without it, users will be unable to ask questions, provide feedback and use the tool successfully, reducing the chances of adoption. Many Salesforce […]Read more "HELP! (Supporting Your Salesforce Users)"
Many of us know the story of the Tower of Babel, but if you don’t here is a quick recap: All of the people in the land gathered to one place and decided to build a large tower in order to make themselves known. But the Lord saw what the people were doing and decided […]Read more "Tower of Babel and the Translation Workbench"