In Implementing State and Country Picklists Part 1, we looked at the setup process which should take place prior to activating the picklist functionality. Part 1 outlines some thoughts on how to evaluate your org to ensure that all bases are covered including how the change will impact users and how to minimize the impact. […]Read more "Implementing State and Country Picklists Part 2"
7 years, 362 comments and 53,300 points. This is what it took to get State and Country Picklists for standard address fields implemented in Salesforce! Winter ’14 brought this wonderful feature to us thanks to the wonderful Product Manager Shawna Wolverton and her team! Thank you! If you have been an administrator, developer, consultant or […]Read more "Implementing State and Country Picklists Part 1"
Salesforce is a hot product and has created quite a stir in the technology industry. New customers are signing contracts every single day, and that means that more and more Salesforce Administrators, Developer and Consultants are needed. Getting your Salesforce career started isn’t difficult, but it may take time. Salesforce has matured enough that companies […]Read more "5 Steps to Jump-Start Your Salesforce Career"
Creating new years resolutions seem to have become more of a ritual than a meaningful exercise in self-improvement. I firmly believe in creating goals but in the past, my goals were not thought out and produced little in the way of results. This year, I decided to take goal setting serious. Many of us make […]Read more "5 Keys to Creating Meaningful Goals"
Some starts burn brighter than others. The reason stars shine at all is because they are continually imploding on themselves causing high rates of friction which creates light. I guess society didn’t realize this when we began calling people stars. People imploding would be cause for concern and result in quite a mess! Either way, […]Read more "How to Clone Your Power Users"
Corporate systems are drab and boring. Why is it we spend our entire day using these applications and no one has ever thought to create a personality for the application? What user likes seeing the dreaded red error messages in Salesforce? Who likes to be told they are wrong with a short, terse message?! It […]Read more "Using Humor to Drive Adoption"
In Deploying Salesforce for Outlook: What I Learned I discuss the tactics used to deploy the application to my organization as we launched Salesforce. Nearly two years since we launched, and a year after the original post, I thought it would be good to expand on the original and provide some cautionary tales for those […]Read more "Deploying Salesforce for Outlook: What I Learned – Part 2"