5 Tips to Level Up Your Validation Rules

Validation rules are an extremely powerful tool to improve data quality and enforce business rules.  Validation rules verify that data entered in a record meets the criteria you specify before the record can be saved. With great power comes great responsibility, however.  Even in small doses, poorly executed validation rules can include side effects such READ MORE

Our Favorite Things this Week: 6/8/2018

Salesforce Pathfinder I mentioned a few months ago that Salesforce was investing heavily in the community around its Indianapolis tower and the new Pathfinder program looks like it will be the flag-bearer for those contributions. Pathfinders will receive 4 months of training from Salesforce, supplemented with soft skills training from Deloitte, with the latter committing READ MORE

Our Favorite Things This Week: 6/1/18

Dreamforce Registration is Officially Open!!! I’m really bad about using exclamation marks all! the! time! (I get it from my Dad who thinks I work for Salesforce, not just with it, I digress), but this announcement is worthy of all the shouting! That orange button calling us to action with its words that make any Trailblazer excited went live on READ MORE

Our Favorite Things This Week: 5/18/2018

Dreamforce 2018 Admin Track Presentation Submissions Mike Gerholdt, Director of Admin Evangelism, has lit the signal of all you #AwesomeAdmin superheroes. It is almost time to submit session presentation ideas for the Admin Track at Dreamforce 2018! What is it that you know really well or are super passionate about? Maybe you want to present with some READ MORE

Our Favorite Things this Week: 5/11/2018

Summer ’18 Release in a Box ‘In a Box’ has been a gift to User Group Leaders for the last few years – the Salesforce team puts together great content for us to deliver to our user groups, greatly reducing some of the burden of planning meaningful monthly events for our groups. I am thrilled READ MORE

A Journeyman Finds a New Trail

The Ohana is full of amazing stories of people changing their lives, helping others, overcoming adversity, and showing that hard work, a good heart, and a goal can beat just about anything thrown our way.  We want to share some of those amazing stories to encourage those starting their own journeys and demonstrate the real READ MORE

Change Set: Admin to Consultant

I’ve been absent from blogging for a while, but not without reason.  I just started two life-changing moves: one from Pittsburgh to San Diego and another from admin to consultant. Pittsburgh will always have a fond place in my heart, but it’s hard not to be stoked about San Diego.  I traded snow for sunshine, READ MORE