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

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

Alternate Endings

At Dreamforce, certifications are 50% off, so its a great time to study up & take an exam.  Taking advantage of this discount, Becky & I both attempted the Advanced Administrator Certification at Dreamforce, but with different outcomes.  We wanted to share our unique experiences and provide a view into our mindsets both before & READ MORE

Hello & Goodbye

In Summer 2015 I was the director of healthcare foundation and default Salesforce Admin for our organization, which led to me getting an invite to a Non-Profit event with Salesforce.org AE Toby Quaranta.  I was sitting next to Kristi Dellinger and as the meeting progressed I asked if there was a group like the Google READ MORE

Dreamforce Resolutions

Coming back from Dreamforce is always rough.  For a week you get to live in a fantasy world where everyone is excited about their jobs and this platform as you are, you meet so many amazing people, go to great sessions, and of course the nightlife is top notch. Combine that with the break from the READ MORE