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Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator: Tips And Resources

If you have completed the Salesforce Administrator Certification, you may wonder what to do next. One option is the ‘Advanced Administrator’ certification. Recently, a colleague of mine, Chris Sheppard, did just that. In this post, we share our experiences to help you gauge: The difference between Administrator and Advanced Administrator Exam format and structure Is […]

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Communication: Three key skills

Whether you are an admin, developer, consultant, superuser or architect, communication matters. Whilst being technically skilled is one thing, you need to bring others with you. For example, you may work with teammates, implementation partners, contractors, customers, and business users. Every stakeholder has their own needs. I recently completed FlowRepublic’s Communication Bootcamp to see ways I

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Salesforce Certified Administrator: Tips and Resources

The ‘administrator’ certification is a key milestone for anyone entering the Salesforce ecosystem. It is also important for anyone who is already working with Salesforce, but wants a deeper understanding. Employers recognise the certification and as a result it helps to open doors.  You may wonder: How hard is the exam? How long will I

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Dreamforce 2022: Summary

This week celebrated Dreamforce’s 20th year in San Francisco. With over 140 sponsors, 1000 sessions and 150,000 attendees (online and in person), it is truly a global event. Thanks to Salesforce+, many sessions are freely available online! Here are some of the key take-home messages.   Salesforce Genie Salesforce Genie was the biggest announcement. Genie

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Salesforce Certified Associate: Tips and Resources

Salesforce has released a new certification: Salesforce Certified Associate. I recently took and passed this exam. This blog summarises: Exam background, purpose, format, and structure Resources to help Tips and recommendations About the Exam A common question for many at the start of their Salesforce journey is: “Which certification should I do first?” Afterall, there

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Backup & Restoration: Are you prepared?

Things don’t always go to plan. Sometimes that’s a good thing. However, when protecting your Salesforce org’s data and metadata, you don’t want surprises! In this post, I’ll cover tips for backups and restoration. This will help you assess your org’s readiness and options available.  Why Backup and Restoration Matters? A good (non-Salesforce) example is

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Winter ’23 Preview-Release Summary: Favourite Features

The Salesforce Winter ’23 Preview Release notes are now available! Lets see some of the best upcoming features. NOTE: Features are subject to change. Customisation: Dynamic Forms & Dynamic Related Lists Dynamic Forms. Now support Accounts, Contacts, Opportunities and Person Accounts! Click here for more info. Dynamic Related Lists. Introduced in Summer ’22. Winter ’23

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