1. Articles in category: Admins

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    1. Free Salesforce training for military spouses — $5,000 value, could be the key to a lucrative, portable career

      Free Salesforce training for military spouses — $5,000 value, could be the key to a lucrative, portable career

      Some military spouses will soon begin testing another option for a portable career thanks to a pilot program that will offer free training to become a Salesforce administrator. The initiative, called SpouseForce, provides Salesforce administrator training to military spouses; that training usually would cost $5,000. 

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    2. Salesforce Spring 16 Release Rapid Reaction

      Salesforce Spring 16 Release Rapid Reaction

      I continue to enjoy consuming the Salesforce release notes via the web / HTML version. I still have not yet even downloaded the PDF. While I don’t know exactly how many pages this release is I can say that once again we have a release that is jam packed with Lightning Experience features. I personally tried to stay away from Lightning specific features and geared my reaction toward more general platform enhancements.

       

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    3. Right Person, Right Place: Hiring a Salesforce Guru

      Right Person, Right Place: Hiring a Salesforce Guru

      @cloud4good "While we configure Salesforce to be easy to maintain, it does still need someone to look after it. When a new user needs to be onboarded, when existing users have questions, when business process change and need to be reflected in the database, or when something breaks, it’s very helpful for an organization to have a designated go-to person (a Salesforce Guru) to help adapt to the new condition."

      #BCorp

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    4. @Salesforce.org - So Many Great Events This Week for Nonprofits

      @Salesforce.org - So Many Great Events This Week for Nonprofits

      Salesforce.org, formerly the Salesforce Foundation, has webinars and other events geared towards nonprofits most days this week starting at 1:00pm PST today! Don't miss the Trailhead webinar this Thursday.  Check out all events at http://www.salesforce.org/events/

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    5. Singapore Management University to offer Salesforce Academic Alliance Programme next year

      Singapore Management University to offer Salesforce Academic Alliance Programme next year

      From May 2016, the Singapore Management University will be offering the Salesforce Academic Alliance Programme as part of its School of Information Systems' (SIS) enrichment courses.  Under the programme, SIS students will learn how to manage customer accounts using Salesforce Sales Cloud.

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    6. Salesforce Spring '16 Sandbox Preview Instructions

      Salesforce Spring '16 Sandbox Preview Instructions

      The Salesforce Spring ‘16 release is quickly approaching and soon you'll be able to take advantage of exciting new features and functionality! If you are a Sandbox customer, you have the opportunity to get early access to Spring ‘16 in your Sandbox and test new customizations and features before your production organization is upgraded.

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    7. 3 Steps to the Proper Care and Handling of Your Data

      3 Steps to the Proper Care and Handling of Your Data

      Your data is a valuable asset that your business relies on. With all the time you’ve spent gathering and building a centralized source of customer information, you want to make sure that your data is helping you make smarter, quicker business decisions, not slowing you down with inaccuracies and unreliable information that you have to work around.

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      Mentions: Salesforce Data.com
    8. Salesforce Unveils Trailhead to Train Its Growing User Base

      Salesforce Unveils Trailhead to Train Its Growing User Base

      In case you missed it last week - Trailhead is designed to bring greater online access to Salesforce training and certification. "Trailhead is a fun, easy way to learn, and it's online; so you can log in anywhere on any device," Sarah Franklin, vice president of admin marketing at Salesforce.

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      Mentions: Salesforce.com IDC
    9. Trailhead from Salesforce: free learning but no cheating please

      Trailhead from Salesforce: free learning but no cheating please

      After having it in beta for a year, Salesforce has now launched its free online applications development training program, Trailhead, to the world at large. And in so doing, it has given everyone — from current users looking to add to their skills through to the unemployed looking for a break — an equal chance to get on board.

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    10. Celebrate the Year of the Awesome Admin (or How Users and Stakeholders Can Win Their Salesforce Admin’s Heart)

      Celebrate the Year of the Awesome Admin (or How Users and Stakeholders Can Win Their Salesforce Admin’s Heart)

      There are many blogs out in the Salesforce ecosystem about being an Admin, a Developer, a Partner or other Salesforce Professional, but very few to provide tips and tricks to the Users and Stakeholders. Not any more! 

      With Dreamforce 2015 celebrating the Salesforce Awesome Admin, we thought it would be timely to share with our fellow Users and Stakeholders some tips and tricks to celebrate your Salesforce Awesome Admins and improve your own influence on the evolution of Salesforce systems that affect your work and life every day. 

      Thanks @Cloud4Good!

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    11. Solid New #ButtonClickAdmin Post 'The Road to Lightning Experience' by @MikeGerholdt

      Solid New #ButtonClickAdmin Post 'The Road to Lightning Experience' by @MikeGerholdt

      Have you seen the new Lightning Experience? If not take a tour here. It’s amazing, and from and Admin perspective it’s incredibly simple to enable. Literally you just flip a switch. But it’s more than just flipping a switch, yelling surprise, and throwing confetti. As Salesforce Admins we are the business leaders that need to guide our companies through the Lightning Experience rollout. In order to do that we need to start on our path of learning, getting hands-on, and engaging with our users.  Read more

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      Mentions: Chatter
    12. Chrome Extensions Every Salesforce Admin Should Have

      Chrome Extensions Every Salesforce Admin Should Have

      In my last blog I discussed the extensions that every developer should have. But aside from those extensions, there are many useful ones that admins should learn and adopt in their day-to-day lives as Salesforce Administrators. Here is the list of a few extensions that are specially designed for administrative purposes: Many admins have to manage multiple Salesforce orgs, or multiple Salesforce accounts. Eventually, it becomes tedious to manage all those credentials.

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    13. 6 Ways to Build and Empower a Superstar Salesforce Admin Team

      6 Ways to Build and Empower a Superstar Salesforce Admin Team

      When you have a great Salesforce infrastructure, you are benefiting from the robust configuration abilities and clear transparent logic of this platform. This transparency and “easy-to-understand” nature of the platform also means that your users and stakeholders are usually pretty knowledgeable about the system and its abilities.

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      Mentions: Dreamforce
    14. Invest in Your Salesforce Administrator

      Invest in Your Salesforce Administrator

      We are Salesforce experts who speak fluent nonprofit! Contact us to learn how we can help you become more effective and efficient. It took 11 years, but salesforce.com finally created an “Admin Zone” at their annual Dreamforce conference. They have a Developer Zone for the coders, a Foundation Zone dedicated to their nonprofit customers, a Small and Medium Business Zone and now one for Admins.

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