I’m sitting in my in-laws house this morning in rural Iowa on vacation – enjoying some much-needed family time. Even here, I’m able to connect my computer or phone and be active and present with my team in Denver. The future of work is a new and emerging trend that is being made popular my generation […]Read more "The Future of Work is Here"
Dreamforce is upon us! Today I’m flying into San Francisco, and I could not be more pumped! Today’s post is going to be short because there is just too much awesomeness happening this year. Here are the top 5 things you can’t miss at Dreamforce! 1. Lightning Experience With the new announcement of Lightening, I […]Read more "Top 5 Things You Can’t Miss at Dreamforce ’15"
A guest post by Danny Ramos. My name is Danny Ramos, and I am an Associate Account Executive at ReadyTalk Audio and Web Conferencing – where I work with our Salesforce guru and local Admin Hero, Brent. Working in a sales role, I am living in Salesforce from the minute I get into the office […]Read more "Watch Danny Learn! – Part 1"
PREFACE: This post is part of the Zero to Hero series. Validation rules are kind of like the bumpers that go up along the gutter at the bowling alley. They guide the user down the right path by ensuring that appropriate fields are filled in at the right time and with the correct information. They […]Read more "Oh Snap! An Intro to Validation Rules"
Today, I am excited to have a new post in the Origins series where we hear from Admin Heroes on how they got their start with Salesforce. Today’s story comes from Mayank Srivastava. Enjoy! I hail from a Computer Science background and in my first job which also happens to be my current one, my primary […]Read more "ORIGINS: The Story of Mayank Srivastava"
Analytics is one of those areas of Salesforce that can scare some folks. It can be frustrating and even daunting to try and figure out how to create the types of reports and charts that stakeholders are looking for. I suppose that’s why Analytic themed tips and tricks are so sought after! If you have […]Read more "Power of One: The Most Brilliant Analytics Trick of All Time"
I was a blast yapping with Sharif and Shivanath on the YappExchange! We covered quite a bit of content including: How Admin Hero got started How the Origin series came about Zero to Hero My role with the Denver User Group …and much more!Read more "Access to Setup – YappExchange Interview"
Dynamic dashboards are one of my favorite features released by Salesforce. They provide a very simple solution to a problem that every Salesforce Administrator faces: single, static running user per dashboard. For those organizations that had more than a few sales reps, this was a pain. If your company had thousands of sales reps, your […]Read more "Saving Time with Dynamic Dashboards"
Today, I am excited to have a new post in the Origins series where we hear from Admin Heroes on how they got their start with Salesforce. Today’s story comes from Sharif Shaalan. Enjoy! I have a sales background and had always been in sales positions as a top seller in the companies I worked for. […]Read more "ORIGINS: The Story of Sharif Shaalan"
Congratulations! You’ve landed a new job and your first day has arrived. Suddenly, you are inundated with change requests, management asking for reports and your calendar is already booked for the next two weeks. There seems to be no ramp-up period; no time to evaluate the org setup and get a feel for the politics […]Read more "Your First 90 Days: How to Successfully Start a New Job"