Remote Meeting Hack

Given the choice, I always prefer to hold requirement gathering sessions, trainings, etc in person. However sometimes schedules, deadlines, and travel don’t always come together and you are forced to hold those sessions remotely. In the absence of a high end video conferencing system with multiple wall-mounted cameras that change views or follow the speaker READ MORE

Lightning Layout Tricks: User Toggles for Detail Fields

Over the last year I’ve been toying with Lightning Page designer & components to identify ways to deliver some creative end user experiences.   I previously shared how to use Conditional Record Detail Components, create Record Detail Tabs, and use Page Layouts for Mobile/Classic/Create; this latest post is a continuation of the series.  I follow Jen Lee’s blog pretty closely READ MORE

Lightning Layout Tricks: Unique Mobile & Create Layouts

Over the last year I’ve been toying with Lightning Page designer & components to identify ways to deliver some creative end user experiences.   I previously shared how to create Record Detail Tabs, use Conditional Record Detail Components, and to create a Demo Controller.   Giving Credit: This latest post comes after a few conversations with Michelle Hansen.  She spent READ MORE

Lightning Layout Tricks: Live Demo Controller

Over the last year I’ve been toying with Lightning Page designer & components to identify ways to deliver some creative end user experiences.   I previously shared how to use Conditional Record Detail Components, create Record Detail Tabs, Use Page Layouts for Mobile/Classic/Create only, and this latest post is a continuation of the series.  Demo Controller Use READ MORE

Admin like a Consultant

It’s been six months since I made the leap from admin to consultant. Though I’ve been absent from the Accidental Admins, I haven’t forgotten my admin roots.  I often long for the days when I had a closer connection to my users, better familiarity with the business, and saw the longer-term impact of my changes. READ MORE

GiveCamp 2018

October has one of my favorite weekends of the year – PGH GiveCamp. Part of the larger GiveCamp.org movement, PGH GiveCamp is an annual event where people from around the city’s booming technology industry team with area non-profits to solve their creative and technical problems. GiveCamp is a marathon ran at a sprint pace. Starting READ MORE

Be a Multiplier

Think about how you got your start in Salesforce. I’m sure there was someone who had your back, encouraging you every step of the way. They were a Multiplier, willing to teach and reach others. For me, the Be A Multiplier concept has really taken a focus as I’m starting to look for a new job. I’d READ MORE