Salesforce Analyst Summit

To start off the new year, I had the pleasure of being invited to the Salesforce Analyst Summit 2017 in San Francisco. You can check out the full coverage at the hashtag #SalesforceAR but I'll do my best to provide a good recap! Unbeknownst to me, Salesforce has an entire Analyst Relations team that puts on... Continue Reading →

2017 New Years Resolutions

 I’ve never been great at keeping (or sometimes even making for that matter) New Year’s Resolutions but as you’ll see by my #1 resolution for 2017, I figured this was as good a place as any to make some! Happy New Year to everyone! And now for my resolutions: 1. Blog more  I really dropped... Continue Reading →

TrailheaDX

I just got back (i.e. took a 5 minute bus ride home) from the first ever Salesforce developer conference, TrailheaDX! Just wanted to share my thoughts and help anyone who missed it feel like they were part of the experience as well! I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first signed up for the... Continue Reading →

Salesforce Record Access

Overview First of all, just wanted to clarify I’m not going to discuss how Salesforce handles security on their end, but rather how you as an admin can configure it in your org.  I would again like to remind you that I highly recommend nailing down the fundamentals of being a Salesforce administrator first regardless... Continue Reading →

Summer ’16 Release Recap

Hello all!  Apologies for the long delay.  Hopefully you caught some of my guest blog posts I've put out there like this one on the Salesforce community or this one on the Salesforce Developer certifications.  I've also made a few podcast appearances, presented at a conference, and gotten a few more certs since previously posting... Continue Reading →

Building Even More with Salesforce

Happy New Year!.  I wanted to expand a little bit on my last post and introduce a few other basic admin tools to round out the Standard and Custom objects portion of the Certified Admin exam, compromising 18% according to the rubric.  I also wanted to share my new Journey Progress page and encourage you to... Continue Reading →

How is Salesforce Built

Apologies for the long break between posts!  One of my New Years resolutions is going to be to try to write up a new one at least every 2 weeks.  For now, I’d like to discuss a topic that is fundamental to understanding how Salesforce is built, Objects and Fields.  As with any platform or... Continue Reading →

Start Your Salesforce Journey

First Steps Hopefully by now you’re aware of how awesome Salesforce is, what a Salesforce career can bring to you, and some of the paths you can choose to walk down.  You probably have a few obvious questions such as “How do I get started?”, “How long will it take to get started?”, and “How... Continue Reading →

Salesforce Career Paths

Fork in the Road Now that you know a little about me and a little bit about how awesome Salesforce is, it’s time to discuss a different topic, why did I choose it as a career path (and why you should too!).  While Salesforce is a diverse platform and it is becoming increasingly more difficult... Continue Reading →

What is Salesforce?

Background This is a question I get quite a bit from my family and friends alike when I tell them I’m a Salesforce Software Engineer.  While it would probably be shorter to write a post about what Salesforce ISN’T, I’m going to do my best to summarize anyway.  If you have a little bit of... Continue Reading →

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