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July 8, 2020

Summer ’20 Release Highlights: Even Better Opportunity Splits!

Summer seemed to creep in a bit more slowly this year while we’re all cooped up in quarantine, but the rising temperatures, late sunsets...

June 23, 2020

Handy Salesforce How Tos Dependent Picklists

Super long picklists slow down workflow, introduce opportunities for errors, and are just bad UX. As admins, it can feel like a constant balancing act between pared down picklists and data specificity. After all, you need your inputs to be granular enough to have value...

June 9, 2020

The Best Time to Backup

Since the Library of Alexandria, we’ve known the importance of data backups. There’s nothing else that delivers that specific, crushing, disheartening feeling like losing something you’ve worked on...

June 5, 2020

Mark Your Calendars Best Upcoming Events June 8, 2020-June 12, 2020

This week we start out with a large event and end with an important one. A lot of the Salesforce Community Groups have been remaining…

June 4, 2020

Quickly, Easily, and Securely Create Word Documents in Salesforce — Introducing Mambo Merge!

Whether it’s Billing creating invoices, Sales creating quotes...

June 1, 2020

Getting to Know AI: Einstein Prediction Builder

Artificial intelligence is everywhere today. And it’s more than a digital way of transforming data...

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 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 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...

February 12, 2020

Salesforce "How To" ABCs: H

How to Hide Fields in Salesforce...

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...

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...

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...

June 21, 2019

Salesforce "How To" ABCs: F

With the Summer ’19 Release officially rolled out, your plate’s been packed with a ton of exciting new features, updates, and upgrades! But, practicing all that awesome new stuff...

May 29, 2019

Salesforce Summer ’19 Release Highlights: Branding Enhancements

April’s showers are behind us, May’s flowers are bursting into bloom, and the world is spinning its way back to the hottest part of our orbit...

May 8, 2019

Salesforce Summer 19 Release Highlights Confetti

With the weather warming up, sleeves getting shorter, and the days getting longer, it can only mean one thing: The Summer ’19 Release is right around the corner!

April 26, 2019

Salesforce "How To" ABCs: E

We're smack dab in the middle of the Spring '19 and Summer '19 Releases and, while that means there are a bunch of awesome new features and updates to familiarize ourselves with...