The time has come! For all those that were curious as to the shelf life of Salesforce Classic, it appears we are nearing the end. Classic has been dying and Salesforce is working their clients away from the death bed by moving them to Lightning Experience starting with the Winter ’20 release. It’s time to […]Read more "Getting Ready for Auto Enablement of Lightning Experience in Winter ’20"
Lightning Experience offers Admins a whole new set of tools to customize your Salesforce org. But, if you aren’t careful, you’ll quickly configure yourself into a complex, webbed mess which will be hard to maintain, and harder to hand off to someone else. I recently wrapped up a Salesforce implementation and was working on the […]Read more "The Complexities of Lightning Experience and How to Keep From Losing Your Mind"
One of the most compelling reasons to switch to Lightning Experience is to leverage the underlying architecture, including Lighting Components. These components can be created by a developer for a specific business use case, or installed from the AppExchange to enhance or compliment your existing configuration. Lightning Components can offer a great array of flexibility to […]Read more "Coolest Lightning Components on the AppExchange"
What excites me most about Lightning Experience is the flexibility of the user interface. With its module design, and the ability to assign pages at a granular level, users will notice an improved navigational experience, and quick access to critical data elements (assuming you know how to modify the user experience in Lightning). But, unlike Classic, […]Read more "Getting Started with Lightning Components and Record Pages"
Face it – you want to sweep Lightning Experience under the rug and forget that it’s even there. This is the general sense I get from the broader Salesforce community and the Salesforce Admins that I speak to (in general terms). The anxiety of migrating to Lightning is just too much to contemplate. The response […]Read more "Learning Lightning Experience: Your First Steps"
As a user of Salesforce for seven years, I’ve grown accustomed to Salesforce Classic, but have embraced Lightning Experience as much as possible, working to be an advocate for the new user experience and overall platform. While there are so many positives and exponential potential with the platform, as an end user and Administrator, I’ve […]Read more "10 User Experience Issues in Lightning Experience that Need Fixing"
Just a few weeks ago, I deployed a new Salesforce org, 100% on Lightning Experience. It proved to be a great learning experience as a Consultant. If you’re looking to deploy Lightning Experience, this post should be helpful in your planning and preparations! It’s important to note that this is a brand new Salesforce customer who […]Read more "I Just Deployed Lightning Experience. Here’s What I Learned."
Over the last few weeks, I’ve seen a lot of questions on the Success Community wondering if it would be wise to switch over to Lightning Experience given the org’s configuration and the missing features of LEX. I’ve written a guest post, featured on the Salesforce Admins blog (formerly ButtonClick Admin) today about this very topic. […]Read more "Is Your Salesforce Org Ready for Lightning Experience?"
Over the last few weeks, I’ve been using Lightning Experience exclusively in my companies production org and have had several clients asking to trial it in their own orgs. I have to say, I’m actually really enjoying the experience, but getting Lightning Experience up and running is a little more involved than just flipping a switch. […]Read more "Customizing Salesforce’s Lightning Experience"