CTA Review Board: How to draw in PowerPoint?

During many situations as an architect especially during your CTA review board you need to create architect artifacts. For most times most people where able to draw on a white-board in front of your customers, the CTA judges or your colleagues.The new situation of mostly virtual meetings makes it necessary to find new ways of …

CTA-What it takes?

As part of the third SAIMA Session I presented my findings what it really takes to become a CTA. I interviewed a couple of CTAs on their money and time investment around becoming a CTA.Make sure to also check-out Meera’s presentation on performance considerations.If you like to become part of the SAIMA Community, sign-up on …

Sales Order – A hidden champion?

For most of my career I ignored Sales Orders as a slightly inferior Work Order object. Doing more research I realized the true potential of Sales Orders. I think Sales Orders can be a nice addition or even the champion of your implementation.This video is a short excursion into the topic of Sales Orders. I …

External Objects – Hidden is not secure

External Objects or better Lightning Connect is a very hot topic for every Salesforce architects especially for the CTA preparation. External Objects promise easy, click instead of code, integration with back-end systems like SAP. For a small few you can integrate any (oData compatible) external data source and interact with it as it would be …

What are my Users doing? Feature adoption tracking in Salesforce

Most of us have a rough idea about records created, fields filled and maybe some user feedback. When it comes to detailed information about buttons clicked or pages viewed, we usually have no hard data but rely on guessing. Unless Johann Furmann can help us out of course! Only with accurate data about feature adoption …

CTA Mock Breakout: Document Migration in Greenhouse Recycling

For this video, I took one requirement and dissected it in detail. The requirement from Greenhouse Recycling: “All current waste profile PDF documents need to be available online and accessible through Salesforce. The process of uploading these historical documents  and linking them to the appropriate customer, location, and pickup records  will be required as part …

Accelerate System Performance with the help of Platform Events

“My Salesforce is slow” is a common complaint by users. As you implement more and more functionality, record saving times will eventually become slower and slower. Your devs tell you only code can save you now. But there is a way without any code! In this session I will explain the concept of decoupling processes …