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May 22, 2020

Mark Your Calendars Best Upcoming Events May 25, 2020-May 30, 2020

This upcoming week a lot of the Trailblazer community groups are hosting events. Due to the Memorial Day holiday (in the United States…

May 20, 2020

Mk Partners is Officially a Great Place to Work!

Salesforce is a company internationally lauded for its culture, inclusivity, ethics, and execution. Regularly appearing on “Best Places”…

May 15, 2020

Mark Your Calendars: Best Upcoming Events May 18, 2020 - May 20, 2020

Man, do I have events for you this week! You might want to consider getting a bigger planner for all of these virtual opportunities…

May 13, 2020

Maintain Company Culture Remotely With Birthdays Anniversaries

As always, one of the most important aspects of keeping morale high and your teams on the same page is to celebrate successes, birthdays, and milestones...

May 8, 2020

Mark Your Calendars: Next Week’s Best Events

Even though we are going to miss seeing all of our Salesforce friends around the world, we are excited to be able to virtually attend every event!

May 7, 2020

Admin Tool Box: Save Time and Sanity with External IDs

Salesforce orgs are only as good as their data, so making sure your imports and upserts are up to snuff is step one...

April 30, 2020

Finding the Right Salesforce Consultant

Whether you’re a brand new client getting ready for rollout or a platform veteran with a vision for improving your current system...

April 29, 2020

COVID-19 Update: All 2020 Salesforce Events Go Virtual

With the pandemic pushing most of our planned in-person events online, virtual meet-ups, meetings, seminars, and conferences are quickly filling up our calendars again...

April 24, 2020

To Do: Upcoming Salesforce (Virtual) Events

Over the last several months we’ve collectively watched our calendars reshape. As events are cancelled or postponed, and meetings made…

April 17, 2020

Stay Home, Skill Up: 90 Days of Free Tableau eLearning

Between social distancing, stay at home orders, and our collective efforts to flatten the curve, for many of us, the horizons of our…

April 9, 2020

Remote Work Tools: Creating a Call or Meeting in Google Hangouts

While Zoom has taken Skype’s crown for becoming synonymous with Professional Facetime, a wave of recent security issues...

March 19, 2020

Remote Work Tools: Free Phone Calls in Gmail

With more and more workplaces making a rapid transition to remote operations, some snags and obstacles are inevitable. And, while it’s…

March 4, 2020

Admin Tool Box: Turn Wikipedia Tables into Importable CSVs

Wikipedia is an indispensable and unmatched product of the Third Industrial Revolution. For almost 20 years now, it’s been the most robust, complete...

February 20, 2020

Pledge 1% Success Stories

Another Amazing Day at SOVA!

February 12, 2020

Salesforce "How To" ABCs: H

How to Hide Fields in Salesforce...

February 5, 2020

Spring '20 Release Highlights: Task Queues and Sharing the Work

Punxsutawney Phil must be an admin because Spring ’20 is right around the corner and that means there’s no time for shadows, superstitions, or extended Winters!

January 29, 2020

Spring '20 Release Highlights: URL Hacks are Back!

Spring is the season of rebirth. The barren wastes of Winter begin to be punctuated by stalks of new growth, the monochrome horizon broken by flashes of color and life as the world warms...

January 23, 2020

Cast Your Vote!

And help craft the Salesforce feature roadmap of your dreams.

January 15, 2020

Validation Rules, Dependent Fields, and Nested IFs, ANDs, NOTs, and ORs

Today’s post comes to us straight from the trenches. Well, not the trenches — Awesome Salesforce Admins don’t work in trenches, but this was a practical puzzle...

January 9, 2020

Spring '20 Release Highlights: SameSite Cookies, Integrations, and Preparing for Google Chrome 80

The calendar may claim that Winter’s only just begun, but the telltale signs of Spring are starting to pop up everywhere. From sweater-free lunch-strolls...

December 17, 2019

New Release Test Drive — Spring ’20 Sandbox Preview!

The hearths have just started to warm, the halls are barely even decked, and the holidays aren’t even in full swing yet, but the Salesforce Spring ’20 Release is coming up fast...

December 5, 2019

Four New Year Resolutions for You and Your Org

With less than a month left in the decade, 2020 is not the distant future anymore, it is basically tomorrow. As always, this time of year is marked by reflection and resolution...

November 8, 2019

Salesforce "How To" ABCs: G

With the time change behind us, there’s a good chance you’re reading this basked in the light of your computer screen as the inky blackness of early-afternoon seeps between your curtains...

October 22, 2019

Salesforce Maps Way More Than Route Planning

When Salesforce acquired MapAnything 6 months ago, it picked up much more than a trip-planning tool. Built natively on the Salesforce Platform, MapAnything pioneered pairing advanced...

October 4, 2019

Winter '20 Release Highlights: Lightning is Going Live, Permanently

It’s officially spooky season! October is here, and with it, piles of pumpkins are popping up in the produce aisle...

September 25, 2019

Winter ’20 Release Highlights: Quotes Get Line-Item Sorting in Lightning

With the long, hot days of Summer melting away into the cool, abbreviated sunlight of September, we’re trading swimsuits for spiced-fruits, beach blankets for ski slopes...

September 11, 2019

Winter '20 Release Highlights: Recycle Bin in Lightning

It’s September again and that means school’s getting back in session, we have less than a month before it’s time to wake up Greenday, and there’s a brand new Salesforce Release on the way...

August 22, 2019

Awesome SFDX Plugins: the Repo

Developing for Salesforce is a key part of the platform’s powerful flexibility. On top of robust out-of-the-box functionality and seemingly-limitless configuration options...

August 8, 2019

New Release Test Drive — the Winter ’20 Sandbox Preview!

It feels like we’re still smack dab in the middle of Hot Girl Summer, but the Salesforce Winter ’20 Release is coming up fast!

July 29, 2019

Troubleshooting Formula Errors

Formulas are one of Salesforce’s most powerful tools for manipulating, understanding, and exploring your data. From automating routine...